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"I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he shall be saved"

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish welcomes you... Our doors are open wide!

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2021 Christmas schedule

Reconciliation Opportunities

Saturday, 12/18 - 3-4:30pm

Monday, 12/20 - 3-4pm

Tuesday, 12/21 - 6-7pm

Vigil Masses of The Nativity

of the Lord

Friday, 12/24 

4pm Church and 4pm Hall

9pm Church (Mass at Night)

The Nativity of the Lord

Saturday, 12/25 

7:30am Church (Mass at Dawn)

10am & 12:30pm Church

(Mass during the Day)

The Holy Family of Jesus,

Mary and Joseph

Sunday, 12/26

7:30am, 10am & 12:30pm 

No Vigil Mass

The Solemnity of Mary,

Mother of God

Friday, 12/31

5:15pm Vigil Mass

Saturday, 1/1/22

8am and 12noon

The Epiphany of the Lord

Saturday, 1/1/22

5pm Vigil Mass

Sunday, 1/2/22

7:30am, 10am and 12:30pm

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Nothing Compares to Being There

“I have greatly desired to eat this Supper with you.” cf. Luke 22:15

All of us know instinctively that nothing compares to “being there” in person. Whether it’s being at a friend’s wedding, sitting down to have a heart-to-heart conversation, comforting a family member while she is grieving or watching as your baby takes his first steps, we all know that being physically present makes all the difference. The same logic applies to our life as Catholics. Especially when it comes to the Mass, truly, nothing compares to being there. 

   

The Nothing Compares initiative is an opportunity for parishes to issue a heartfelt invitation to parishioners to return to the in-person celebration of the Mass after the many long months of the pandemic.  It draws upon the central truth of our Christian faith that Jesus Christ encounters and saves us in the flesh, through in-person presence. Please find below resources and guidance to assist you in inviting your community back to the fullness of Catholic life!

Video Invitation from Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez

Welcoming you to our Parish

After recently celebrating our Centennial in 2016, we now continue to rejoice in the Gift of Faith and Legacy of Love entrusted to us from those who came before us and commit ourselves with the same fervor and love to hand on this mysterious reality to the next generation.

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About our Church

We are a vibrant Catholic community in the heart of Drexel Hill.  Founded in 1916, St. Andrew the Apostle Parish is blessed to serve the faithful and we welcome you to join us!

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Parish Services

We offer many services to our parish members and to the community.

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Faith Formation

Explore how to grow your faith, become a Catholic, receive the Sacraments and more!

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"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

Isaiah 41:10