Browsing the 2014 archive of Blog

Parish Trip To Poland & Eastern Europe

Posted by beth mannion on 12/26/14

The next Parish trip has been announced!   Fr. Bill will lead on a Pilgrimage to Poland and Eastern Europe - to include Warsaw, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna and Prague for 12 days, November 2-13, 2015.

Please take a look at the attached brochure.  If you have any questions, you can contact

Pilgrimage to ... Read More »

Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted by beth mannion on 12/24/14

Wednesday, Christmas Eve (12/24) 5:30PM, 9:00PM and 11:00PM en español (Spanish)  Thursday, Christmas Day (12/25) 7:30AM, 9:30AM and11:30AM  **No 1:00PM. Spanish Mass on Christmas Day**

Organ Recital

Posted by beth mannion on 11/09/14

On Sunday, November 16th at 4:00pm our Parish Music Director, Tim Lyons will have an Organ Recital in the main church.  Refreshment will be served following the recital in the parish hall.  All are invited!

New Bible Study Courses

Posted by beth mannion on 11/09/14

Two new Bible Study courses will be starting soon.


Tuesday Morning - beginning November 18th

This will be an 11 week course and focus on the Letter of James, one of the letters found in the New Testament, and how the wisdom found within it applies to our ... Read More »

Women's Prayer and Rosary Evening

Posted by beth mannion on 11/09/14

Are you looking to become more connected with other women of faith?  Do you need some calm amidst the everyday chaos?  Join us beginning November 17th at 8pm on the THIRD Monday of each month - we will offer prayer intentions, spend time reflecting and praying the Rosary for ... Read More »

Bible Study - Biblical references to Mary

Posted by beth mannion on 8/18/14

A new Bible study course will be given on Tuesday morning and also on Thursday evenings starting in September.  This course is for 8 sessions and focuses on the Biblical references to Mary.

Each session is 1 1/2 hours and features a 30 minute video narrated by Dr. Edward ... Read More »

NEW Daily Mass Time Added

Posted by beth mannion on 8/18/14

St. Francis will now celebrate daily Mass (Monday through Saturday) in the Chapel at 8:00am and 12:10pm.  Hope you will join us!

Vacation Tips

Posted by beth mannion on 8/09/14

Traveling on vacation or away from home on a Sunday or Holy Day - check to find a catholic church in your vacation area.  Also keep in touch with St. Francis and parish happenings.... read the weekly bulletin on line at or click on WEEKLY BULLETIN from the ... Read More »

Cardinal's Annual Stewartship Appeal 2014

Posted by beth mannion on 3/21/14

Each February marks the beginning of the Annual Cardinals Appeal.  You have probably already received a letter from Cardinal Dolan asking for your support of the vital ministries, programs and services provided through the Appeal each year.

Please prayerfully consider a gift this year, no amount is too small.  Our ... Read More »

Trip to Ireland

Posted by beth mannion on 2/20/14

Fr. Bill will be coordinating a parish trip to the country of Ireland this Fall.  Trip will take place November 5th - November 15th, 2014.  The Best of Ireland tour will include: Waterford, Killarney, Galway, Connemara, Knock, Sligo & Dublin and is booked through Nawas International Travel, Inc.  Contact Fr. Bill ... Read More »