55th Annual Sourin Award Ceremony
Reverend Monsignor Francis W. Beach
The Union League
140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Monsignor Beach grew up in Manayunk, Pennsylvania and attended Holy Family School. He is an alumnus of Roman Catholic High School, class of 1967. Monsignor Beach was ordained to the Priesthood in 1976. He has degrees in philosophy and theology from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and a Master’s Degree in education from the University Pennsylvania. Throughout the past 42 years, he has served as a parish priest, Catholic educator, Director of Secondary Religious Education in the Office of Catholic Education, President of Roman Catholic High School, Episcopal vicar for 10 years for Philadelphia – North Vicariate, Archbishop’s Delegate for the Office of Stewardship and Development. He has been the pastor of St. Martin of Tours, SS. Simon and Jude and presently St. Jude Parishes. He is a founding member of the Board of Trustees for the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia. He is particularly grateful and proud to serve the vibrant community of St. Jude Parish. He enjoys sports, people, reading, family and golf.