Fr. Jacob Bearer – Parochial Vicar
Ordained to the priesthood on May 19, 2017, Fr. Bearer was a member of the largest ordination class for the diocese in 14 years. St. Francis de Sales is his first parish assignment.
He grew up in Painesville and has two sisters, Bryanen is older, and Marissa is his twin. Their parents are Kelly and Brian. Fr. Bearer attended public schools and graduated from Riverside High School in 2006.
After a conversion experience in high school, he entered Borromeo Seminary and John Carroll University. He entered St. Mary’s Seminary in 2010, graduated in May 2017, and joined our parish family a month later.