St. Francis de Sales

Pastoral Planning Area: 610
Deanery: 9
Founded: 1890
Address: 4625 Springfield Ave. 19143
Phone: 215-222-5819
Pastor: Rev. Eric J. Banecker
Other Parish Information:

Director of Religious Education: Mrs. Patricia Mallinson DeBonis
Parish Business Manager: Mrs. Colleen Jones
Parish Office Manager: Mrs. Karen Genzano Hand

Mass Times: Vigil Mass, Saturdays, 5 PM. Sundays, 7, 10:15 AM. Holydays, as announced. Weekdays, Monday - Friday, 7 AM; Saturdays and National Holidays 8:30am.
Confessions: Saturdays, 4:15-4:45 PM. Sunday, 9:30AM-10AM. First Saturday of each month 9AM-9:30AM
School Principal: Sr. Mary McNulty, I.H.M.
Report on School:

Report On The Parish School Previous 5 Years (PDF)

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.


52nd St. from Springfield Ave. to Walnut St.; to 50th St.; to Market St.; to 45th St.; to Locust St.; to 42nd St.; to Schuylkill River; projected to B&O R.R.; to 60th St.; to Cobbs Creek; to Whitby Ave.; to 53rd St., to Springfield Ave.; to 52nd St.

Report to Pastor:

Report To Pastor Previous 5 Years (PDF)
Report To Pastor Prior 5 Years (PDF)

Map and driving directions: