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 […]

Summer Hours

Happy Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle! With school out of session, daily Masses have been moved to 8 am. Saturdays’ Mass of the Day and the perpetual novena remain at 9 am. The church will remain open until 4 pm.  Upcoming special dates when this schedule changes: Fourth of July: Daily Mass at 9 am. Feast of the Assumption (August 15): 9 am (Simple) & 7 pm (Solemn) Labor Day (September 4): 9 am. We hope you’ll drop by the Most Blessed Sacrament Prayer Garden […]