Maintenance Closures

Although we’re open every day, our doors will be shut on Monday and Tuesday (20-21 November) for maintenance work in the dome. We are surveying the masonry as a follow-up to the fixing of the historically problematic leaks, and will have climbers in the clerestory! Mass will still be said at 7 am before work commences. Thank you for your patience!

Congratulations, Father George!

Today, Nov. 6, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced the appointment of nine priests as new monsignors under the title of honorary Chaplains of His Holiness. Among them, our very own Father George Strausser, in residence here at St. Francis de Sales for nearly four years and beloved among parishioners for his great humility and dedicated service to the sick. Here’s his write-up in CatholicPhilly: From his earliest days in ministry, Father Strausser exhibited a special love for the sick. He paid special attention to the […]