Please call the Rectory, 740-537-4433, well in advance of the birth of your child. All Baptisms happen during the Mass celebration at any of the weekend Masses.

First Communion

First Communion is held on the first Sunday in May at the 11:00am Mass at St. Francis of Assisi Church.  Any child that does not attend Bishop John King Mussio Elementary school and wishes to make their First Communion needs to attend the Parish School of Religion.  Please call the parish office, 740-537-4433, for further information.


Please call the parish office, 740-537-4433, for information regarding the final Sacrament of Initiation.


Couples intending marriage should call the Rectory, 740-537-4433, at least six months in advance of planning date and before other arrangements are made.