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Saint Francis of Assisi Pastoral Office:
600 Hamilton St. Norristown, PA 19401

(610) 272-0402
Monday - Thursday: 10AM-4PM
Fridays: 9AM-12PM
Church offices are closed from 12:00PM-12:30PM for lunch


Reverend Richard J. Smith, M.Div., Pastor
Father Smith was ordained to the Priesthood in 2009. He served in parishes across the Archdiocese and was a chaplain for a time at Archbishop Ryan High School. In 2020, Fr. Smith was assigned as the Parochial Administrator here at SFA, and was made Pastor in August of 2022. Fr. Smith enjoys all sports and traveling. One of his passions is hiking the Camino de Santiago, a hiking pilgrimage to the city of Santiago de Compostela in Spain.  


Deacon David Matour, Permanent Deacon
Deacon Dave was ordained in 2018. He served his home parish, St. Teresa of Avila, for 3 years before being assigned to St. Francis of Assisi. He has been married to his wife, Susan, for 30 years and has 2 adult children. He graduated from Temple University and has worked as an engineer at Lockheed Martin for 32 years. He loves to watch sports, enjoys the outdoors, and is an avid runner. Deacon Dave volunteers at the Missionaries of Charity Sisters in Norristown and at the Vocations Office for the Diocesan Priesthood, where his wife works as an Associate Director.


Msgr. Peter Doody, Weekend Mass Help

Rev. Abner Gonzalez Bonilla, Weekend Mass Help


Miss Bridget Tigue, School Principal
Miss Tigue earned a BS in Elementary Education with minors in Special Education and English from Marywood University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Citation in Honors. Miss Tigue earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Gwynedd-Mercy College. She worked as an educator in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for eight years before coming to St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Currently, Miss Tigue is a member of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Mathematics Curriculum Committee and serves as a Safe Environment Trainer for the Office of Children & Youth Protection. In addition, Miss Tigue serves as a Visiting Team Chairperson for the Middle States Commission on Elementary Schools. St. Francis of Assisi School is a Middle States accredited institution which serves children in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade.
School: 610-272-0501
School Website:


Virginia Bueno, MEd., MAED, Early Learning Center Director
Early Learning Center: 610-757-1523
Early Learning Center Website:

Mrs. Dolores Landis, Office Manager
Mrs. Landis held management positions for two oil companies over a period of 17 years while simultaneously working in a part-time capacity at St. Francis of Assisi Parish. She has worked under four pastors in numerous capacities, which included domestic responsibilities, maintaining parish sacramental records, inputting all parishioner files onto the parish data software program, which is currently in use, and has served as a Lector and Extraordinary Minister. She assumed full-time responsibilities at the rectory office in January 2005. Having fulfilled the responsibilities of raising and educating her two sons, she now owns and trains a therapy dog. Mrs. Landis will be retiring at the end of April 2024, and we are so grateful for her many years of service to our parish. 


Miss Lauren Kibler, Administrative Assistant & Religious Education Moderator

Lauren Kibler serves as the Parish Administrative Assistant, as well as the Religious Education Moderator here at St. Francis of Assisi Parish. A 2016 graduate of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls High School, she has an A.A.S. in Paralegal Studies and a B.S. in Criminal Justice. She was also Treasurer of her college’s Alpha Phi Sigma Chapter. She left the legal field in 2020 and joined the SFA family, where she has been ever since. Lauren is a parishioner of Nativity BVM in Media.

Mr. Carl Needles, Business Manager

Mr. Andrew Fedak, Property Manager

Mr. Padraig Hurd, Maintenance

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