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Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church

(currently the Saint Katharine Drexel Center for Evangelization)

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2nd & Norris St.
Chester, PA

Rectory: 1408 W. 2nd St.
Chester, PA 19013

Phone:

 

Former Pastors  |  Church History  |   Membership Directory  |  School  |  Cemetery

If you have any information and or pictures that you would like to contribute about the history of this church, please forward it to john@oldchesterpa.com

The following records for this church were acquired and copied by Helen M. (Webber) Imburgia for the Delaware County Historical Society in 1984:

Book I Marriages 1873 - 1909
1908-1933 (intermittent)
Book II Baptisms 1873 - 1884
Book III Baptisms 1884 - 1909 
Book IV Cemetery c. 1887 - c. 1974

Pastors Rev. John T. Morton – Rector (June 1948) - 1

Pastor: Rev. John R. McFadden
In Residence: Rev. James R. Bajorek, Faculty, St. James H. S. for the Boys
Ref: Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Directory 1983

Our thanks to Helen M. (Webber) Imburgia (HMWEBBER@aol.com) for this information added  4/16/2000

 

Church History Founded June 1873

Parish Boundaries: Delaware River from Chester Creek (Chester River) to Ward St.; north on Ward St. to Penn-Central R.R. on Engle St.; Conchester Hwy.; to Concord Rd.; to B & O R.R.; to Kerlin St.; to Fulton St.; to Penn-Central R.R.; to Chester Creek to Delaware River.
Ref: Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Directory 1983

Our thanks to Helen M. (Webber) Imburgia (HMWEBBER@aol.com) for this information added   4/16/2000

Convent was built c. 1902 by Nolan Brothers.

As of October 2000, this building is the Saint Katharine Drexel Center for Evangelization.

 

1 - Thanks to Caroline, carpete@bellatlantic.net, for this information.


2000, 2001, 2002, 2005 John A. Bullock III.

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