The Church of St. Francis of Assisi has long dedicated itself to ongoing faith formation of Adults through our Adult Education ministry.

Our Spring 2024 courses are now listed online and will soon be open for registration at:

Subjects range from theology, biblical studies, spirituality, church history, music, literature and poetry.  Here are the titles of the courses for this upcoming semester:

      • Abraham Film Presentation
      • Reading the New Testament Letter of James
      • The Spiritual Genius of Henri Nouwen
      • Great Choral Music in a Century of Strife
      • Catholicism 101: Christianity in the 2nd & 3rd Centuries
      • The Poetry of Alicia Ostriker: Observations and Engagements
      • Soul-Searching: Three Novels by Francois Mauriac
      • The Irish Way: Understanding Irish Music through Persecution and Famine
      • Catherine of Siena Part 2: The Bridge and Beyond
      • Charles De Foucauld – Saint of the Sahara

While we try to keep our registration fees low (generally about $10 per hour of instruction) we also understand that for some this can be a burden.  We do not want anyone who wants to attend a class to be prohibited by economic hardship.  Please contact Joseph Nuzzi, Director of Adult Education and Evangelization for information on scholarships: or 212-736-8500 x365.