Father David Sizemore
Parish Priest
frdave@stfrancisparish.net
740-345-9874

Education:  Bachelor’s in Philosophy (B.A.) from the Pontifical College Josephinum.
Bachelor’s in Sacred Theology (S.T.B.) from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, Italy.
Master’s in Spiritual Theology (M.A.) from the Pontifical Angelicum University, Rome, Italy
Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Franklin University.


Father Sizemore was most recently pastor of St. John Neumann Parish in Sunbury, where the parish intentionally focused on growing faith among children, teens, and adults, and the parish grew from 400 to 1650 families during his 12 year term. He was also an associate chaplain at Ohio Dominican University for four years, and for five years was the Catholic Chaplain and Campus Minister at Ohio Wesleyan University. Prior to becoming a pastor, Fr. Dave served as associate pastor in three other diocesan parishes: St. Brigid in Dublin, St. Joseph Cathedral, and St. Mary in Delaware, and an internship year at Resurrection. He currently serves on a variety of diocesan boards, ministries, and programs, and holds four college degrees in philosophy, systematic theology, spiritual theology, and business administration. Fr. Dave enjoys jogging, biking, rowing, cooking, and laughing, and likes to spend his free time with his family, friends and parishioners.