St. Katharine Drexel
Pastoral Planning Area
Deanery Description
Western Delaware County
1920 Providence Ave., Chester
July, 1993
1920 Providence Ave., Chester 19013-5695
Rev. Thomas P. Whittingham
Saturday, Vigil Mass 4, 6 PM (Spanish). Sunday, 8:30, 10:30 AM (Gospel). Holydays, call rectory or check website. Weekdays, 8 AM, Monday to Saturday.
Confession Schedule
Saturdays, 3:15-3:45 PM; First Fridays, 7:15-7:45 AM.
Drexel Neumann Academy, 1901 Potter St., Chester 19013

President: Sr. Maggie Gannon, O.S.F.

St. Katharine Drexel Food & Clothing Cupboard:
2nd & Norris Streets, Chester 19013
Phone: 484-490-5079
Fax: 484-490-5081

St. Katharine Drexel Evangelization Center:
2nd and Norris Sts., Chester 19013
Phone: 610-872-3140
School Principal
Sr. Cathy McGowan, S.S.J.
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.

Church: Restroom facilities adapted for wheelchair users. Restroom has proper door size, enlarged stall, grab bars, clearance space, accessible fixtures and sink.

Parish Meeting Room/Hall: Accessible entrances, parking, curb cuts and ramps to accessible entrances and restroom facilities adapted for wheelchair users for at least one meeting room.

Church and Meeting Room: Church and meeting room are accessible with an accessible restroom.

Ridley Creek from East 25th St. to East 14th St. at B&O R.R.; along Railroad to Johnson St.; to Ridley Creek; to Delaware River; thence southwesterly along River to City of Chester/Borough of Trainer line; to West 9th St.; thence continuing along City of Chester/Borough of Trainer line to Laughead Ave.; to Keystone Rd. (Upper Chichester/City of Chester line); to B&O R.R. line; to Kerlin St.; to Upland Ave.; to Upland Borough line; near 21st; to Parkside Borough/City of Chester line; to Brookhaven Borough/City of Chester line; to Ridley Creek; to East 25th St.
Parish Other
Director of Religious Education: Jose Martin
Parish Business Manager: Edward Larkin
Report to Pastor


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