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St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church
243 North Lawrence Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
GPS Address: 250 North Fourth Street
The main entrance to the Church is on North Fourth Street. Handicap access from North Lawrence Street and up the ramp along the north side of the church.
Contact the Parish Office
Parish Office is Open: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday – Friday
Office entrance is located on the South side of the Church (Bridge-side), street-level on Marginal Road.
We encourage you to stop by the church, which is always open during daylight hours for a visit. (Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Weekends the church is open from 9:00 AM to the conclusion of the evening Masses).
Located in Philadelphia, just blocks from the Liberty Bell.
Directions & Parking
From I-95 North & South
95 North: Take the Callowhill Street exit. Turn left onto 4th Street. Take 4th Street two blocks and the church is on the right.
95 South: Take the Callowhill Street exit. At bottom of the exit ramp stay in either of the two left-most traffic lanes. Proceed through the traffic light onto 2nd Street. Go two blocks to Vine Street (by Gulf Gas Station) and turn right onto Vine Street. Proceed to 4th Street and turn left on 4th and then an immediate right into the church parking lot.
From New Jersey
Take the Benjamin Franklin Bridge to the 5th Street exit and make a sharp right turn onto Marginal Road -- the church is immediately on the left.
From Points West
Take I-76 to I-678 east and take the exit for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. Stay in the far right off the ramp and follow the sign for Penn's Landing. Do not cross the bridge. Take a left onto Race Street. Take a left onto 3rd Street, a left onto to Vine Street, then drive to 4th Street. The church is located on 4th Street, to the left of the intersection.
Public Transportation and Rail System
As a city church, parking at St. Augustine Church is limited. The church lot is directly adjacent to the church courtyard. Please note that only the first two rows closest to the church are designated spaces for church parking. On Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm parking is also available in the Camitta Brothers parking lot at the corner of 4th and Vine Streets. Street parking is allowed on weekends during Mass times and events, and we recommend you place a Church Bulletin in your dashboard window or obtain a parking placard (available from the Parish Office during normal office hours) for your dashboard. During larger festivals and holy days, such as Sinulog, Christmas and Easter, the space under the Ben Franklin Bridge is opened for parking during select hours.
Please do not park in the lot on the southwest corner of 4th and Vine Streets. This is a private lot that does not belong to the church and your car will be towed. Please observe all posted signs for no parking.
Public Parking is also available at: Wyndham Hotel at 400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215-923-8660 Safeparc located at 304-310 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 267-519-9420
Saint Augustine Church does not have a relationship with any of the parking facility/garages, but merely offers the above information as a courtesy to its guests. The parish, and its agents, accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss or damages occurred while parking in these facilities or garages. Parking is at your own risk.