Upcoming Events

The Via Lucis

On Fridays during the Easter season we will celebrate the Via Lucis or Way of Light after the 12:15 and 5:30 Masses in place of the Stations of the Cross. The Via Lucis consists of 14 “Stations” which recount the Easter story from the Resurrection to Pentecost. We hope you will join us for this  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on April 20, 2017

Saint Francis Bereavement Ministry

Each person has a unique experience of grief that needs to be respected and supported. While grief is a very private experience, people who have lost loved ones often benefit from the witness and support of others who have lost someone special in their lives. The St. Francis Bereavement Ministry offers an opportunity for the  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on April 20, 2017

Divine Mercy Celebration

The St. Benedict the Moor Fraternity of the Secular Franciscans invites everyone to acelebration of the Feast of Divine Mercy next Sunday, April 23, from 2:45 to 4:30 PM atthe lower church. The celebration will start with the recitation of the concluding Novena prayer. At 3:00 PM, the modern musical version of the Chaplet will  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on April 20, 2017

The Triduum at St. Francis of Assisi

  + The Triduum: During the Sacred Triduum, beginning with the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, the Church enters into a retreat-like meditation on the death and resurrection of Christ. Ideally, all unnecessary work and preparation should be done before this begins. Holy Thursday • April 13 Masses: 8:00 AM and 12:15 PM Mass of  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on April 12, 2017

Poems R Us

Come and listen to original poetry by members of the adult education program and the parish community. This free program will take place 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 19, in the Clare Room on the first floor of the St. Francis Parish House.  

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on April 12, 2017

Weekend Pilgrimage to Fatima Shrine

In honor of the 100th Anniversary Year of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, the Ugnayan Filipino Ministry is organizing a Weekend Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima and Niagara Falls from May 6 to 7. The cost is $200. For more information, please email: filipinoministry@stfrancisnyc.org.

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on April 12, 2017

Pardon & Peace: A Service of Reconciliation

“The Other Person Is Gift” Drawing on the theme of Pope Francis’ Lenten message, we seek God’s forgiveness for the times when we have not seen the presence of Christ in our brothers and sisters. At this service we come together to acknowledge our sinfulness together, to pray, to reflect on the word of God,  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on March 30, 2017

The Third Scrutiny: Call to Abundant Life

This week we celebrate the third and last Scrutiny with our elect who are preparing to be baptized at the Easter Vigil. Their time of pre-baptismal preparation is quickly coming to an end and the Sacred Triduum is fast approaching. The Gospel for the Third Scrutiny recounts Jesus’ greatest and final sign before his death  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on March 30, 2017

Tea with Jesus

Your unconditionally loving LGBT Ministry warmly invites you to high tea, scripture share and deep discussion, about Lenten Gospels beginning Sunday, March 5 @ 4 p.m. and continuing throughout the Lenten Season. After our tea, we’ll then attend the 5 p.m. mass together. SUNDAYS MARCH 5—4 to 5 p.m.. MARCH 12—4 to 5 p.m. MARCH  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on March 30, 2017

Welcome to the Scrutinies

This Sunday at the 5:00 PM Sunday liturgy, the Church of St. Francis of Assisi will celebrate the first of three special, intense prayers over those in our community preparing to be baptized this Easter. These prayers, called the “Scrutinies,” capture the very heart of the spirituality of Lent. We began this sacred season marking  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on March 16, 2017

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