Monsignor Francis Beach - Pastor
Monsignor Beach was ordained to the Priesthood in 1976. He has degrees in philosophy and theology from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and a Masters Degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania. Throughout the past 40 years, he has served as a parish priest, Catholic educator, President of Roman Catholic High School, episcopal vicar for 10 years, Archbishop 's Delegate for the Office of Stewardship and Development and has been the pastor of St. Martin of Tours, SS. Simon and Jude and presently St Jude Parishes. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia. Monsignor Beach is particularly grateful to serve the vibrant community of St. Jude Parish. He enjoys sports, people, family and golf.
Fr. Jeffrey Rott - Parochial Vicar
Fr. Jeff has been at St. Jude Parish as since 2014 and was ordained a priest in 2009. He works with all aspects of parish life. Fr. Jeff enjoys watching sports, running, and talking about random music from the 1980's. He has degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from Bloomsburg University and St. Joseph's University. His favorite Saints are St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Joseph and St. John Paul II.
Sr. Elizabeth Marley, RSM - St. Jude School Principal
A member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, serving St. Jude Parish as principal of St. Jude School. Our mission is to provide a quality Catholic education to our students, integrating academic excellence with strong Catholic family values.
Angela McClellan - Director of Parish Faith Formation
Angela McClellan is a wife and mother and serves as the Director of Parish Faith Formation at Saint Jude Church. She holds an undergraduate degree in Education from Holy Family University, a graduate degree in Religious Studies from Saint Charles Seminary, and Principal Certification from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. She is a member of Saint Maria Goretti Parish where she also ministers as the part-time Director of Adult Faith Formation.
Deacon John Riordan
Deacon John Riordan and his wife Regina have been members of Saint Jude Parish since 1977. Deacon John leads various parish ministries including the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and the Renovation Committee. He also serves as a Trustee for Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.
Deacon Tim Lynch
My wife Anita and our three daughters and have been members of St. Jude Parish since 1996. I was ordained a Deacon in 2011. I especially enjoy my involvement with the Pre-Cana Ministry, Altar Server Ministry and working with the youth of the Parish. I am blessed to be able to balance my time between my family, my church ministry and my career as Director of Sales for IBM.
'Where there is joy, there is the Holy Spirit!"