SS. Simon and Jude

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Deanery: 3
Founded: 1961
Address: Route 3 and Route 352, West Chester
Rectory Address: 8 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester, 19382
Rectory Email: [email protected]
Rectory Phone: 610-696-3624
Rectory Fax: 610-696-3971
Pastor: Rev. Michael J. Gerlach
Parochial Vicars: Rev. Kenneth I. Omeke
In Residence: Rev. Philip J. Lowe
Permanent Deacons: Deacon James T. Owens, Deacon Gerald J. Cassidy
Other Parish Information:

Director of Religious Education: Sr. Barbara Jude Gentry, I.H.M.
Phone: 610-692-3118
Parish Business Manager: Ronald B. Avellino ([email protected])

Meehan Center: 10 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester 19382
Phone: 610-235-4020
Email: [email protected]

Mass Times: March through October: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5 PM. Sundays, 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 AM; 6 PM. January, February, November, December: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 4 PM; Sundays, 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 AM; 6 PM. Holydays, Vigil Mass, 7 PM. Holydays, 6:45, 9 AM; 7 PM; Weekdays, 6:45, 9 AM.
Confessions: Saturdays, 8-9 AM; 4-5 PM.
Students Attend:

6 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester 19382

School Email: [email protected]
School Phone: 610-696-5249
School Fax: 610-696-4682
School Principal: Sr. Regina Elinich, I.H.M.
School Teachers: Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Lay Faculty
Accessibility Information:

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

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.

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.

Confessional: Assistive listening device in the confessional that amplifies the sound for someone who is 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.

Convent Address: 6 Cavanaugh Court, West Chester 19382
Convent Phone: 610-692-4394