SS. Simon and Jude
Pastoral Planning Area
Deanery Description
Western Chester County and Oxford Region
Route 3 and Route 352, West Chester
May, 1961
8 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester, 19382
Rev. Michael J. Gerlach
Vigil Mass, Saturday, 5 PM. Sundays, 7:30, 9, 10:30 AM; Noon; 6 PM. Vigil Mass, Holydays, 7 PM. Holydays, 6:45, 9 AM; 7 PM. Weekdays, 6:45, 9 AM.
Confession Schedule
Saturdays, 8-9 AM, 4-5 PM.
6 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester 19382

Teachers: Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Lay Faculty
Meehan Center: 10 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester 19382
Phone: 610-235-4020
School Principal
Sr. Regina Elinich, I.H.M.
Report on the Parish School
Access 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.

Church: Restroom facilities adapted for wheelchair users. Restroom has proper door size, enlarged stall, grab bars, clearance space, accessible fixtures and sink.

Parish Meeting Room/Hall: Accessible entrances, parking, curb cuts and ramps to accessible entrances and restroom facilities adapted for wheelchair users for at least one meeting room.

Church and Meeting Room: Church and meeting room are accessible with an accessible restroom.

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.

Paoli Pk. from Ellis Rd. to Boot Rd.; to Chester Rd.; to Boot Rd.; to Sugartown Rd.; to Providence Rd.; to Gradyville Rd.; to Slitting Mill Rd.; to Locksley Rd.; to Creek Rd.; to Tanguy Rd.; to Street Rd. (Rt. 926); to the Delaware County-Chester County line; to Dilworthtown Rd.; to Cheyneywoods Rd.; to Creek Rd.; to Westtown Rd.; to south Five Points Rd. (including Faustina Fairview at Greenview Drs.); to West Chester Pk.; to E. Strasburg Rd.; to Ellis Rd.; to Paoli Pk.
Parish Other
Director of Religious Education: Sr. Barbara Jude Gentry, I.H.M.
Phone: 610-692-3118
Parish Business Manager: Ronald B. Avellino (
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