2019 Holy Week Services

Passion (Palm) Sunday – April 14th

Palms will be distributed at all Masses

Saturday 4/23  5:00 P.M. Vigil

Sunday 7:30, 9:00 (Spanish/Español), 11:00 A.M.

Sacrament of Reconciliation Confessions

Communal Penance Service and Individual Confessions Tuesday April 16th at 7:00 P.M.

Individual Confessions Saturday April 20th from 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.

All Wednesdays after the Stations of the Cross

Holy Thursday – April 18th

Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7:00 P.M. (Bi-Lingual)

Followed by the Procession of the Blessed Sacrament and Adoration of the Repository until 10:00 P.M.

Good Friday – April 19th

Living Stations of the Cross (Spanish) beginning at St. Thomas Aquinas Church and ending at Annunciation B.V.M. Church at approximately 2:00 P.M.

Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3:00 P.M. (English) and 5:00 P.M. (Spanish)

Holy Saturday – April 20th

Easter Vigil Service 8:00 P.M. (Bi-Lingual)

Easter Sunday – April 21st

Mass Schedule:  7:30, 9:00 (Spanish/Español) and 11:00 A.M.



Stations of the Cross will be in English every Wednesday at 7PM beginning Wednesday, March 13th in the Chapel with confessions to follow every Wednesday. Stations of the Cross will be in Spanish every Friday at 7PM beginning Friday, March 8th in the Upper Church with confessions to follow every Friday. Mass will be celebrated also.

Las estaciones de la Cruz estarán en español todos los viernes a las 7 p. M. A partir del viernes 8 de marzo en la Iglesia Superior, y las confesiones seguirán todos los viernes. También se celebrará misa.


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Parish Community of Annunciation B.V.M.

(Partnered with St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish http://www.stnicksphila.com/)
Staffed by the Augustinians

The Stained Glass Window is located above the center doors of our Church.

Mission Statement

We, the people of the Annunciation BVM Parish, recognize our call to grow as “A Catholic Life Community”.  We are in communion with our Holy Father, Shepherd of the Universal Church, and our Archbishop, Shepherd of the Church in Philadelphia.  Accepting the privilege and the challenge of this call, we commit ourselves to be:

A community that worships God in Spirit and truth through the celebration of the Eucharist and the other Sacraments;

A community that proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ by inviting all people to join our parish;

A community that teaches the message of Christ through our elementary school, our CCD classes, our adult education sessions, and our Liturgy;

A community that serves and heals all our parishioners, especially the poor and needy by generous acts of charity, and by using our time, talent and treasure, work together for goodwill,  justice and peace for all.

We realize that this statement is merely the end of the beginning.  We pray for God’s guidance, and through the intercession of Mary, gain the strength to continue to respond to the needs of our “Catholic Life Community”.