The Growth of the Philadelphia Archdiocese

New Regional Parishes

New National Parishes

Existing Regional Parishes

Existing National Parishes
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In 1961, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is subdivided for the last time, creating the Diocese of Allentown. The archdiocese now encompasses just the area that has been the focus of our investigation.

1961 - SS. Simon and Jude - West Chester
1962 - St. Albert the Great - Huntington Valley
1962 - St. Hilary of Poltiers - Rydal
1962 - St. Jude - Chalfont
1963 - St. Alphonsus - Mapel Glen
1963 - St. Catherine of Siena
1963 - St. Clare - Linfield
1963 - St. Cornelius - Chadds Ford
1963 - St. Mary Magdelen - Media
1963 - St. Paul - Norristown
1963 - St. Peter - Honey Brook
1964 - Corpus Christi - Upper Gwynedd
1964 - St. John the Evangelist - Lower Makefield
1964 - St. Justin Martyr - Narbeth
1965 - St. Basil the Great - Kimberton
1965 - St. Bede the Venerable - Holland
1965 - Queen of Peace - Ardsley
1965 - St. Cyril of Jerusalem - Jamison
1966 - St. Ephram - Bensalem
1967 - SS. Peter and Paul - West Chester
1968 - St. Robert Ballarmine - Warrington
1968 - St. Thomas More - South Coventry
1968 - St. Vincent de Paul - Richboro

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