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 to be instruments of peace in our world.
Culture Meets Catholicism:
A Franciscan Perspective
Tuesday, October 2, at 7:00 PM
San Damiano Hall (Free, no tickets required)
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 millennia. This presentation will explore notable examples of the intersection of Culture and Catholicism from the Early Christian Era onward, and how this conversation is particularly Franciscan in outlook and practice.
Speaker: Francis Greene, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus,
St. Francis College, Brooklyn; Lecturer,
St. Francis Adult Education Program
Wednesday, October 3, at 7:00 PM
The commemoration of the Passing of St. Francis from earthly life to Eternal Life.
Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi
Festive Mass on Thursday, October 4, at 5:30 PM
Additional Masses at 7:00 • 7:45 • 8:30 • 11:30 AM 12:30 & 4:30 PM