St. Francis of Assisi

Pastoral Planning Area: 410
Deanery: 5
Founded: 1923
Address: 600 Hamilton St., Norristown 19401
Phone: 610-272-0402
Pastor: Rev. James E. Goerner
Permanent Deacons: Deacon James Mahar
Other Parish Information:

Business Manager: Peter DiNofia (
Director of Religious Education: Sean Crosby (

Parish Meeting House: 601 Buttonwood St., Norristown 19401

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5:30 PM. Sundays, 7, 9:30 AM; Noon; 5:30 PM. Vigil Mass, Holydays, 5:30 PM. Holydays, 8:30 AM, Noon, 7 PM (except Christmas, New Years, and Easter). Weekdays, Monday - Saturday, 8:30 AM (except Wednesdays).
Confessions: Saturdays, 9 AM, 4-5 PM. By appointment.

601 A Buttonwood St., Norristown 19401

School Principal: Bridget Tigue
Accessibility Information:

Church: Accessible entrances, curb cuts, ramps and parking near accessible entrances for churches with parking lots. Sufficiently wide and level approach or gradually sloping ramp to door; doorway wider than 32 inches, with automatic door or one that is easily opened with minimum pressure or usher assistance; parking spaces large enough to accommodate vans with access aisle for discharge on either side of van; parking spaces designated with proper signage.

Assistive Listening Device (ALD): Church is equipped with ALD for sound system. Ear phones or audio loops that enhance the sound are available for people who are hard of hearing.

American Sign Language: Weekly or monthly Liturgies are interpreted. The sign language interpreter is provided on a regular basis or your church is used for Masses in which the priest signs in American Sign Language. Click here for times and locations of Masses in American Sign Language


Germantown Pk. from Whitehall Rd. to Stanbridge St. (excluded); to Norris City Ave. (excluded); to Swede Rd.; to Johnson Hwy.; to Astor St. (extended); to Harding Blvd.; to Markley St. (excluded); to Schuylkill River; to Port Indian Rd.; to Egypt Rd.; to Ridge Pk.; to Whitehall Rd.; to Germantown Pk.

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