St. Francis de Sales Parish in Newcomerstown announces that it has received a Capital Grant in the amount of $17,000 as awarded through the Columbus based Catholic Foundation's most recent "Challenge in Changing Times" grant cycle. These funds will be used to replace the roof on the church and the parish hall which is scheduled to be completed this year by N&S General Construction of Newcomerstown (Steve Gheorghui, owner).

The Catholic Foundation is a non-profit autonomous organization that receives and manages assets to provide funding for Catholic parishes, schools and ministries with thin the Diocese of Columbus.