Upcoming Events

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Saturday, December 8, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is the patron feast day of the United States, and a holy day of obligation. Vigil Masses will be celebrated on Friday, December 7, at 4:30 and 5:30 PM. On Saturday, December 8, Masses will be celebrated at 8:00,  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on December 6, 2018

Christmas Carols with the Choir

Join us for one of our most beloved events of the year: Christmas Carols with the Choir. Sunday, December 16th 3:00 PM in the Upper Church This is a free event, but a free will offering will be taken up to support the St. Francis Music Ministry.  We appreciate your generosity.  

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on December 6, 2018

Solemn Vespers for Advent

The St. Francis Adult Education program invites you Solemn Vespers for Advent on Thursday, December 13, at 6:30 PM. Instruction and celebration come together in a “lecture – demonstration” of Vespers, one of the pillars of the official prayer of the Church. The evening will include an introduction to the Advent season, to the Jewish  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on December 6, 2018

Advent Novena of “Simbang Gabi” Masses

The traditional novena of Masses before Christmas (“Simbang Gabi”) will be celebrated in the lower church beginning on Saturday, December 15. The Masses are sponsored by the Ugnayan Filipino Ministry and Friends. For more information about sponsorship and interest in choir participation, please contact: Zeny (718-672-0596) Imelda (646-623-3498). All are welcome!   Saturday, December 15,  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on December 6, 2018

An Advent Afternoon of Prayer

Saturday, December 15, 2018 2:00 – 5:00 PM; San Damiano Hall (Late registration starts at 1:30 PM) Facilitator: Fr. William Beaudin, O.F.M. Fee: $20.00 Although often called “Infancy Narratives,” the first chapters of the gospels of Matthew and Luke prepare adult believers to welcome an adult Christ at Christmas. In two presentations, Fr. William will  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on December 6, 2018

Christmas Flower memorial donations

The Christmas trees, the wreaths and the poinsettias which adorn our sanctuary at Christmas are offered to honor the birth of Christ and to glorify God We invite you to memorialize members of your family, friends or other loved ones with a donation for our Christmas decorations. Donations and the names of those received by  Read more

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on December 6, 2018

Cocoa with Jesus – a scripture reflection hosted by the LGBT+ Ministry

Join our LGBT and Young Adult ministries as we delve into the scriptures of Advent. Sunday, December 2 3:00 PM Clare Room All are welcome.  

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on November 22, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

Thursday, November 22, 2018 Mass at 11:30 AM only Friday, November 23 Masses at 8:00 and 11:30 AM There will be no Confessions, and the Church Offices will be closed both days.  

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on November 22, 2018

Musings with Fr. Michael – Spiritual Discussions through an LGBT Lens.

The St. Francis of Assisi LGBT Ministry will host another fun and honest conversation with Fr. Michael. We will discuss the scriptures, personal experiences, and what it means to be Catholic and part or an ally of the LGBT community. November 15th at 6:30 pm in the Clare Room Conference Room. Join us!  

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on November 15, 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 Monday, November 19 6:00 to 8:00 PM in the Clare Room on the first floor of the St. Francis Parish House. This is a free event.  

Categories Upcoming Events | Posted on November 15, 2018