Upcoming Events

All Soul’s Day Mass of Remembrance

St. Francis of Assisi is a church community of people from all over the world. Whether we come from other countries or other parts of the United States, many of us are in New York far from family and friends. Often we face the reality of grieving for lost loved ones from afar. On Friday,  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on October 18, 2018

Poems-R-Us

Come and listen! Enjoy original poems by members of the Adult Education Program and friends of the parish. This free program will take place 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, October 24, in the Clare Room on the first floor of the St. Francis Parish House. This is a free event.  

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on October 18, 2018

Care for Creation: Hearing Earth’s Cry & Responding with Hope

Care for Creation: Hearing Earth’s Cry & Responding with Hope An all-day conference to inspire, engage and share ideas with one another. Saturday, October 27th 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM San Damiano Hall. A renowned panel of experts on environmental issues will participate. Register by October 20 at www.careforcreation.eventbrite.com. The cost is $40 which includes  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on October 18, 2018

Filipino Ministry Costume Party

The Filipino Ministry invites you to a fundraising Costume Party! Saturday, October 27, from 7:00 PM to 10:30 PM. San Damiano Hall 129 W. 31st Street New York, NY 10001 WITH DJ, DANCE INSTRUCTOR AND LIGHT REFRESHMENTS Tickets: $20 A prize will be given to the best costume made of recycled materials. For tickets and  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on October 18, 2018

The Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents

Of all the pains that life can hand us, arguably one of the most searing is the death of a child. As Jesus joined his distraught disciples on the road to Emmaus after his crucifixion, we ask him to join each of us in this ministry as we continue on our difficult journeys from grief  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on October 18, 2018

CANCELLED: Seeking the Truth in the Age of #FakeNews

  Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel this event.  The Young Adult Ministry will try to reschedule this event as soon as possible.  We apologize for the inconvenience and we look forward to offering this topic very soon. Thank you.    

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on October 11, 2018

5th Annual Indie & Foreign Film Festival

Monday to Friday, October 15-19, at 6:00 PM in San Damiano Hall Monday, October 15 Statue (4 minutes/Animation) Do You Know What I Mean? (2 min./Animation) Estrillita (Little Star) (8 min./Animation) Making an Immigrant (2 min./Animation)2nd Life (7 min./Drama) Hermanos/Siblings (80 min./Documentary)   Tuesday, October 16 La Nostra Storia (4 min./Animation) Room 140 (12 min./Documentary) What the  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on October 11, 2018

Francis Week 2018

+ Blessing of Animals         Sunday, September 30, at 2:00 PM Please gather with your pet at the entrance of the church on W. 31st Street. + Triduum of Prayer in Honor of St. Francis Monday, October 1, to Wednesday, October 3, at 11:30 & 4:30 Let us pray for the grace  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on September 27, 2018

Special Francis Week Event: Culture meets Catholicism: A Franciscan Perspective

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:00 PM; San Damiano Hall (Free admission) CULTURE MEETS CATHOLICISM: A FRANCISCAN PERSPECTIVE The hugely popular Heavenly Bodies exhibit currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art demonstrates how much the Catholic imagination has influenced art and culture over the course of two mil- lennia. This presentation will explore notable examples of the intersection  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on September 27, 2018

Blessing of Animals

Do you love your pet?  Well, God does too! St. Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of animals and it’s part of our Franciscan tradition to bless our furry friends on or near Francis’ feast day. So bring your cat or dog, fish or frog, or any friend you have to get blessed. Sunday,  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on September 27, 2018