Location and History:
  • Fr. Stommel Council is located in picturesque Upper Bucks County in an area approximately defined by the parish boundaries of St. John the Baptist Church, Ottsville and St. Lawrence Church, Rieglelsville.

  • In addition to Ottsville and Riegelsville, the Council serves the townships of Bedminster, Bridgeton, Durham, Haycock, Nockamixon, Plumstead, Springfield and Tinicum.

  • The Council was founded March 17,1958 by a number of visionary men who chose the name Father Stommel Council . The name commemorated an outstanding priest who served locally in the 1870’s. His work in the spread of Catholicism in this area could be termed as something approaching miraculous.