More than 130 guests and parishioners were on hand as Purcellville’s St. Francis de Sales church broke ground on its new parish center on Thursday, January 24.
When completed, the facility will feature 11 classrooms and a large multi-purpose hall.
“It’s been a long time coming,” said Father Ronald Escalante, St. Francis’ pastor, noting that the project originally got started 10 years ago.
Escalante said that the facility would be used primarily for religious education, but also as a meeting place for the church’s youth group. … Continue Reading