About Our Parish
We, the faithful of the Roman Catholic Church of Saint Ephrem, join together with Pope Francis, the Shepherd of the Universal Church, Most Reverend Nelson J. Perez, D.D., Archbishop and Shepherd of the Church of Philadelphia, and our pastor, Monsignor Kenneth P. McAteer, Shepherd of the Saint Ephrem Parish Family, to proclaim that we are called to be, and to become loving family centered in Jesus; and to proclaim to everyone the good news that Jesus Christ is the light of the world who offers to all who follow Him the light of the life.
We acknowledge and accept that each of us is unique, and has special gifts from the Holy Spirit. We wish to nurture, develop and share these gifts within and for the Body of Christ. We cherish these gifts that surround us, the splendor of creation, and the beauty of human life.
Weekly Mass Livestream
Join us online!
We are now recording the 5:00 pm Saturday evening Mass, which will be available for viewing after 8:00 pm Saturday evening.
Parishioners will now be able to view the mass at their convenience, starting at 8:00 pm Saturday evening and any time after that – including anytime on Sunday.
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Statement of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Reinstating the Obligation to Attend Sunday Mass
“We have all felt the impact of COVID-19 in as individuals and families. It has been a time of acute hardship and struggle, of separation and isolation. It has alsoRead More
Update to Weekly Livestream
A Slight Change, But a Welcomed Convenience! We will no longer be live-streaming our 12 noon Mass. We will now be recording the 5:00 pm Saturday evening Mass, which willRead More
2022 Christmas Mass Schedule
Merry Christmas and Happy 2023! Christmas Eve – Saturday, December 24 4:00 pm— Fr. Katziner 4:15 pm— Msgr. McAteer 6:00 pm— Fr. Mike 8:00 pm— Fr. Katziner 12:00 midnight— Fr.Read More