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, November 2nd
at a special 7:00 PM Mass

we will remember our dead at a special Mass of Remembrance for all those who carry the burden of grief and loss.

If you have a family member or loved one who died since November 2, 2017 and you wish to have their names announced at this Mass please stop by the reception desk in the lobby of the Parish House and fill out the All Souls Day Remembrance form and return it by Monday, October 29.

We invite everyone who attends to bring a photo or memento of someone you have recently lost which will be placed in the sanctuary during the Mass.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon them.
May the souls of the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God, rest in peace.


Here are images from a previous Mass of Remembrance.