Current Mass & Funeral Schedule

For the most up-to-date Mass information, including changes from the regular Mass schedule, Mass intentions and scheduled Funerals, please click on the link below:

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

Easter Sunday - April 21st
7, 9, and 11 a.m. - Church
7:30, 9:30, and 11:15 a.m. - Gym
3 p.m. - Spanish - Church

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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Director of Religious Education Employment Opening

St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church is seeking a full-time Director of Religious Education (DRE).  The ideal candidate possesses an intimate knowledge of the Catholic Faith, is energetic, confident, self-motivated, has excellent communication skills, and is passionate about forming our children in our Catholic Faith.

All cover letters and resumes should be e-mailed to Deacon Vernon Dobelmann.  For a more detailed job description, 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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Upcoming Events & Important Imformation

  • Looking Ahead
  • Adoration Chapel Closure
  • Cookies for Kairos!
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  • Suitcase Project
  • Consecration to Jesus through Mary
  • SFCS Substitute Needed
  • Church Re-Roofing Project
  • Shop at St. Francis Thrift Shop!

Ministry Volunteers Needed

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  • Nurturing Volunteers Needed
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  • 9 a.m. Ushers Needed!
  • Daily Mass Volunteers
  • 12:15 p.m. Lectors Needed
  • Greeters Needed
  • Stewardship Prayer
  • Fellowship Sunday Needs Volunteers!
  • Linen Ministry Needs Help!
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Pope Francis’ Remarks at Easter Monday Regina Coeli

'The Resurrection of Christ is the most shocking event in human history'

The post Pope Francis’ Remarks at Easter Monday Regina Coeli appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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The Promise of Easter

Articles from April 20-21, 2019

The post The Promise of Easter appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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Church in Australia Deeply Saddened by Sri Lankan Attacks

'Attacks such as this are always atrocious but especially when worshippers are the target and it’s the Resurrection they’re celebrating.'

The post Church in Australia Deeply Saddened by Sri Lankan Attacks appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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Catholic News Service

Volunteer gardener at crisis maternity home provides balm for the wounded

IMAGE: CNS photo/John Farmer de la Torre, Catholic Charities of Southern MissouriBy Dennis SadowskiWASHINGTON (CNS) -- Outside of a week or two in the darkest days of winter, it's always gardening season for Jana Hukriede.

A key volunteer at Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri's LifeHouse Crisis Maternity Home in Springfield, Hukriede finds that hardly a day passes in which she is not organizing volunteers, looking for bargains on gardening supplies and planning which vegetables to plant when in the numerous raised beds at the home's 11-acre property.

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Curia reforms put priority on evangelization, synodality, cardinals say

IMAGE: CNS/Paul HaringBy Carol GlatzROME (CNS) -- The proposed apostolic constitution for reforming and governing the Roman Curia is expected to emphasize the church's missionary mandate with the creation of a "super-dicastery" merging two offices dedicated to evangelization.

"The main point of the new apostolic constitution is that the church's mission is evangelization. It puts it at the center of the church and of everything the Curia does," Cardinal Oswald Gracias of Mumbai, India, told Vida Nueva, a Spanish weekly publication dedicated to news about the Catholic Church.

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Update: Sri Lankan attacks are the latest in series of Easter-related incidents

IMAGE: CNS photo/Athit Perawongmetha, ReutersBy COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (CNS) -- More than 300 people were killed and more than 500 injured in Easter attacks on three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka. The bombings were the latest in a string of Easter season bombings by extremists.

The others:

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