Current Mass & Funeral Schedule

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Current Mass & Funeral Schedule



Mass Times

Mass Schedule

Weekend Liturgies:
Saturday Vigil (English): 5:30pm
Saturday Vigil (Spanish): 7:00pm
Sunday Liturgies: 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am & 12:15pm

Weekday Liturgies:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Daily Mass
Wednesday 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.
Saturday - 8 a.m. Daily Mass

April 22nd - May 3rd - The Church will be re-roofed - All 8 a.m. DAILY Masses will be cancelled - there will be only a 12:15 p.m. DAILY Mass each day. All Vigils and Sunday Liturgies will NOT be affected.

Monday - Friday: 20 minutes before Daily Masses
Saturday: 4:15-5:15pm or by appointment with one of the priests.

Office Hours

Church Office Hours:
7:30am - 4:00pm (Mon. - Fri.)


Welcome to our faith family!   We hope you will feel at home at St. Francis and will share your faith experience and talents with your fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. By worshiping and working together, may we more perfectly reflect the glory of God and help bring about His Kingdom.


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Full-time Administrative Assistant Opening

Opening position for a full-time administrative assistant to the Hispanic Parochial Vicar.  For more information about this position and to apply, please click on this link.

Part-Time Janitorial Opening

For more information on this position and to apply, please click on this link.


Youth Ministry Employment Opening

St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church is seeking to fill the position of Coordinator of Youth Ministry.  This position is being posted on March 27, 2019 and will remain open until filled.  Start date is negotiable.  Please click on the link to view the job description.

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to the Director of Religious Education, Deacon Vernon Dobelmann.




SFCS - Science Teacher Opening

 For more information, please click on this link.

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Saint of the Day

St. Augustine of Canterbury: Saint of the Day for Monday, May 27, 2019

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St. Philip Neri: Saint of the Day for Sunday, May 26, 2019

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St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi: Saint of the Day for Saturday, May 25, 2019

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News from the Vatican

US: Bishops Express Grief Over Storm Deaths and Damage

'We are grateful that Catholic Charities and other organizations are in place working to provide for emergency needs and to help rebuild.'

The post US: Bishops Express Grief Over Storm Deaths and Damage appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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Pope Proclaims: ‘No Human Being Can Ever be Incompatible with Life’

International Congress 'Yes to Life! Take Care of the Precious Gift of Life in Fragility'

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Promise to Apostles

Articles from May 25-26, 2019

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Catholic News Service

Update: Bishop 'profoundly saddened' by deaths, damage from Midwest storms

IMAGE: CNS photo/Carlo Allegri, ReutersBy WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee May 24 called for "prayers for the victims and their grieving families and communities" affected by devastating storms from Texas to Illinois.

"I am profoundly saddened by the loss of life and the damage caused by the tornadoes and storms throughout the Midwest and related regions these past few days," said Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development.

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Update: Students plan to raise nuclear weapon dangers in fall return to campuses

IMAGE: CNS photo/Gregory A. ShemitzBy Dennis SadowskiWASHINGTON (CNS) -- At the start of his senior year at The Catholic University of America last fall, Tim Jones never thought he'd be joining a crash course on nuclear weapons policy within days of his May 18 graduation.

What Jones, 22, said he learned was more eye-opening than he imagined. And that was only after two days.

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Family portraits, mutual support part of Caritas global assembly

IMAGE: CNS photo/Robert DuncanBy Cindy WoodenVATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle added a photo of his "Lolo Kim" to a mosaic of migrants, world leaders and Caritas workers to illustrate how humanity forms one family and is sharing one journey.

The mosaic, now including the cardinal's maternal grandfather who immigrated to the Philippines from China, was unveiled May 23 at a Vatican news conference kicking off the May 23-28 general assembly of Caritas Internationalis.

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