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Independence Day Holiday Schedule

St. Francis of Assisi will observe the Independence Day Holiday on Monday, July 3, as well as Tuesday, July 4. Our summer holiday schedule will be in effect both days with just one Mass at 11:00 AM. There will be no confession; the church offce and the St. Francis Adult Education Center will be closed  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 22, 2017

Stewardship: Caring for God’s Creation – Gaudium Evangelii: Chapter 2, Cultural Challenges

“It is imperative to evangelize cultures in order to inculturate the Gospel. In countries of Catholic tradition, this means encouraging, fostering and reinforcing a richness which already exists. In countries of other religious traditions, or profoundly secularized countries, it will mean sparking new processes for evangelizing culture, even though these will demand long-term planning. We  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 22, 2017

The Pastor’s Corner

“…Do not be afraid of those who can kill the body but not the soul.”Throughout this Gospel for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, the phrase “do not be afraid” is repeated several times. Jesus affirms our worth and value in this Gospel, but he is also aware of the dangers that exist. While some  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 22, 2017

Have you signed up for Online Giving?

Why give online? Most of us don’t carry cash anymore Most of us are not going to fill little envelopes each week and carry them to Mass We pay the rest of our bills online already Most importantly:  The Church relies on our regular financial support to meet our budget. The Church of St. Francis  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 15, 2017

Friars to Celebrate Jubilees this Week

Seven Franciscan Friars will celebrate their Jubilees of Profession of Vows this week on Thursday, June 22, at 5:30 PM. Fr. Kevin Mullen, O.F.M., our Franciscan Provincial Minister, will lead the friars in the renewal of their vows. All are welcome to participate in the Mass. Several Jubilarians have served at the Church of St.  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 15, 2017

Stewardship: Caring for God’s Creation – Gaudium Evangelii: Chapter 2, Cultural Challenges

“The individualism of our postmodern and globalized era favors a lifestyle which weakens the development and stability of personal relationships and distorts family bonds. Pastoral activity needs to bring out more clearly the fact that our relationship with the Father demands and encourages a communion which heals, promotes and reinforces interpersonal bonds. In our world,  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 15, 2017

Immigration Assistance

The Migrant Center at the Church of St. Francis of Assisi provides assistance to all immigrants regardless of status. If anyone needs assistance or has concerns about immigration matters, please contact the Migrant Center at the Church at 212-736-8500, Ext. 305/377 or email migrantcenter@stfrancisnyc.org. Asistencia de Inmigración El Centro de Migrantes en la Iglesia de  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 15, 2017

The Pastor’s Corner

A Blessed and Happy Father’s Day! Today, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ: Corpus Christi. Our celebration brings back memories of Holy Thursday when we participated in the Lord’s Supper, the Washing of the Feet and the Procession to the Altar of Repose. What we celebrate each Sunday is the  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 15, 2017

Help Sponsor ‘Sundae Sunday’

We host  ‘Sundae Sunday’ once / month from June to September, and we’d like to invite our parishioners to help sponsor our Sundae Sundays at any gift level. For more information, please email Edward Trochimczuk at etrochimczuk@stfrancisnyc.org or call him at 212-736-8500 Ext. 361.

Categories News | Posted on June 8, 2017

Stewardship: Caring for God’s Creation – Gaudium Evangelii: Chapter 2, Some Cultural Challenges

“The family is experiencing a profound cultural crisis, as are all communities and social bonds. In the case of the family, the weakening of these bonds is particularly serious because the family is the fundamental cell of society, where we learn to live with others despite our differences and to belong to one another; it  Read more

Categories News | Posted on June 8, 2017

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Directions

To St. Francis by Subway:

Subway to Herald Square Station

Subway to 7th Ave 34th Street

Subway to 34th Street / Penn Station

To St. Francis of Assisi by train from
New Jersey:

PATH from Hoboken or Journal Square to 33rd Street

NJ Transit to Penn Station

Long Island:

LIRR to Penn Station

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St. Francis of Assisi located at
135 W. 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
Between 6th and 7th Avenues