Special Announcement - Hours & Parking
Parish Office Hours
This week we transition from summer hours to school year hours in the parish office. The updated hours will be as follows:
Monday -Thursday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
The Parish office will remain closed on Fridays in order to allow our staff to catch up on work, uninterrupted. However, someone will be monitoring the door to allow access to the school and for daily mass.
Daily Mass Parking
During the construction of our new Faith and Family Center, parking will be very limited. When visiting the school or church during the school day, parking availability is as follows:
Granville Street across from the school and church (
Pearl Street on the rectory side (
The Church Sacristy lot (
Thursday and Friday daily mass only
– The Pearl Street gate closest to the church will be open from 8:45 am to 9:15 am. For the safety of our school children transitioning to and from gym classes, please plan to exit the back parking lot immediately following mass. The lot may also be used for occasional funeral masses. Please call the parish office or refer to our communications to verify arrangements.
very limited parking
in the lot next to the new Faith and Family Center. However, please be aware that it is next to an active construction zone. Parking there is at your own risk.
park in the following locations during the school day:
Granville Street on the side nearest the school and church. (Busses, funerals, deliveries, and the pickup/drop-off line use these spaces)
Pearl Street on the side nearest the church. (Pickup/drop-off for the elementary school and both morning and afternoon preschool pickup use this space)
Behind or in front of the rectory garage.
Within the Pearl Street turn around (unless spaces are marked and vacant)
The lot between our school and Hickman’s Barber Shop (most of these are not owned by the church and school)
The gravel lot belonging to the Methodist Church on the corner of 5thand Granville Streets (unless previously specified)
Inside the rear lot fence other than during Thursday and Friday mass times. Limited spaces within the fence will be available for our staff only.
We realize that parking during the day will be difficult. If you have parking needs which cannot be met in the specified locations, please call the parish office at 740-345-9874
ahead of time
and we will work with you as best we can. Thank you for your continued prayers, patience and understanding. With your prayers and cooperation, the summer renovations were completed in time for school to begin tomorrow. By Spring of 2020, the veil of inconvenience will be ripped away to reveal a beautiful new addition to St. Francis de Sales Parish.
on Wednesday, August 21 at 9:13PM