St. Francis Xavier – The Oratory (from Archdiocesan info page here)
Pastoral Planning Area
Deanery Description
West Philadelphia and Center City
24th and Green Sts.
Parish House: 2319 Green St. 19130-3196
Rev. Paul C. Convery, C.O.
Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5:30 PM. Sundays, 8, 9:30, 11:30 AM (High Mass, except July and August). Holydays, 6:30, 8, 10 AM; 7:30 PM.
Oratory Prayer: Mon.- Fri., 5:10 PM.
Secular Oratory: Tuesdays, 7:30 PM.
Confession Schedule
Saturdays, 4-5 PM. Sundays, after 8 and 9:30 Mass or by appointment.
641 N. 24th St. 19130-0001
School Principal
Dolores M. Butler
Report on the Parish School
Access Information

Church: Accessible entrances, curb cuts, ramps and parking near accessible entrances for churches with parking lots. Sufficiently wide and level approach or gradually sloping ramp to door; doorway wider than 32 inches, with automatic door or one that is easily opened with minimum pressure or usher assistance; parking spaces large enough to accommodate vans with access aisle for discharge on either side of van; parking spaces designated with proper signage.


Thompson St. from 20th St. to South College Ave.; to 20th St.; to Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; to the George Washington Monument (entrance to the Pkwy.); to the Spring Garden St. Bridge; to Schuylkill River; to Thompson St.; to North College Ave.; to Ridge Ave.
Parish Other

Founded: (Parish) 1839; (Oratory) 1990

Coordinator of Religious Education: Patricia Schuyler
Director of Catholic Formation: Luke Ertel
Phone: 215-763-6564

Report to Pastor
U.S. Census Report 1 – Age, Hispanic Origin and Race (PDF)
U.S. Census Report 2 – Catholic Share of Total Population (PDF)
U.S. Census Report 3 – Age, Age Cohorts (PDF)
U.S. Census Report 4 – Family and Household Relationships (PDF)