Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church – Archdiocese Philadelphia

Welcome to Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church. Founded by the Redemptorist Fathers in January 1882 at a time when the great Reading anthracite coal piers made Port Richmond the largest freshwater shipping terminal in the world, for the purpose of a common place to worship and educate children in the Catholic faith for those of German and Irish ancestry. The clergy and parishoners of this rich parish welcome you to this community of faith.

Rev. James P. Olson , Pastor   – Rev. James Gorman, Senior Priest      Deacon Ralph Shirley – Deacon/Parish Ministry

Sr. Mary Ripp, Principal, Our Lady of Port Richmond Regional Catholic School

Mass Schedule  – Updated July 201820140513_NativityBVM (3)-2200

Sunday Vigil Mass: 4:00 PM at MDG – 5:30 PM at Nativity;
Sunday Masses: 8:30 AM at St. George; 10:00 AM at Nativity; 11:30 AM at MDG – 6:00 PM at St. George

Weekdays: Monday – Wednesday & Friday 8:00 AM at MDG
Tuesday – Thursday & Saturday 8:00 AM at Nativity
Saturday; 8:00 AM (Miraculous Medal Novena)

Holyday Masses: 7:00 PM Vigil – 7:00 PM on the Holyday – Nativity

Confession time change – Saturday 11:30 – 12:00 Noon & 4:15 – 5:00 PM


2535 E. Allegheny Avenue – Philadelphia PA 19134

Rectory Hours: Monday – Thursday 8am-12:00pm & 12:45pm-4:00pm
Phone: 215-739-2735  –  Fax: 215-739-2748