St. Peter Church Coplay, PA

St. Peter Parish

4 South 5th Street

Coplay, PA 18037

Phone:  610-262-2417

Fax:  610-262-2652

Mission Statement

We, as a Catholic parish under the patronage of St. Peter, are a Eucharistic family, centered in prayer and worship, dedicated to self-sacrificing stewardship, and journeying together, Spirit-inspired, to the heavenly kingdom.

Mass Schedule

Daily: 8:00 AM

No morning Mass on Monday or Saturday

Saturday Evening: 4:00 PM

Sunday: 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM

Holy Day Vigil: 6:30 PM

Holy Day: 8:00 AM and 6:30 PM​​

-Rectory Business Hours-

Monday through Thursday

9 AM to 12 PM

1 PM to 4 PM


9 AM to 12 PM

1 PM to 3 PM

Elementary Education

Good Shepherd Catholic School

1300 Newport Avenue 

Northampton, PA 18067


Elementary Education: 

Ms. Susan Parker, Principal

Religious Education

​Holy Apostles Catholic

Education Center

3008 South Ruch Street

Whitehall, PA 18052


Religious Education Coordinator: 

Mrs. Linda Johnson

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Our Parish Staff


Pastor:  Rev. Msgr. David L. James, V.G., J.C.L.

Pastors Emeriti:  Rev. Msgr. John J. Martin

Rev. Msgr. William E. Handges

Permanent Deacon:

Mr. Thomas Reimer

Administrative Assistant:

Mrs. Lina Abi-Samra

Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator:

Ms. Wendy Krisak - 1-800-791-9202

Diocesan Safe Environment Office:

Pamela Russo, MSW, MS 610-871-5200 x.2204

St. Peter Church provides online giving through software called

ParishSOFT Giving.  This is a convenient and safe way to make a one-time or recurring donation.

For more information, open the

Online Giving tab above.  


Following the CDC and state guidelines, the churches in the diocese have returned to full capacity. Dispensation from attending Mass remains in effect. Hand sanitizers are placed at all entrances for your convenience. All fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks if they passed the two weeks mark. On the other hand, if you are not vaccinated, please keep your mask on at all times during Mass.


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