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West Passyunk: Saint Monica’s Cares For Community At All Stages of Life

West Passyunk: Saint Monica’s Cares For Community At All Stages of Life

Saint Monica’s Catholic Church, located on the corner of 17th and Ritner streets in South Philadelphia, has been serving the Catholic community for decades with weekly mass and confessions, as well as community programs that provide aid to parishioners for the entirety of their lives in the neighborhood. The parish has many organizations for community […]

 Colin Tansits and Francine Mensah.

Bridesburg: Five Places You Need To Know

Bridesburg: Five Places You Need To Know

The Bridesburg neighborhood is a small area full of pride, sitting next to the Delaware River just south and east of Philadelphia’s Northeast. With a median household income average of around $43,000 and a population more than 90 percent white according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Bridesburg is a microcosm of the American middle class. […]

 By Veronica Wisely

University City: Catholic Church Embraces Change Expanding Services to Serve Faithful

University City: Catholic Church Embraces Change Expanding Services to Serve Faithful

If you are looking for a multicultural experience when attending church Ss. Agatha and James Parish on 38th and Chestnut Sts. is a good place to find such an experience. This Catholic church’s website even claims, “You’ve never seen a parish quite like us!” But it wasn’t always that way. Before 1975, there were two […]