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

Holy Thursday - April 18th
Mass times are 6 p.m. English and 8 p.m. Spanish

Good Friday - April 19th
Service time are 3 p.m. English and 5 p.m. Spanish

Easter Vigil - April 20th
Mass begins on the plaza at 8 p.m.
English - Church
Spanish - Gym

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.)


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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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IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul HaringBy Junno Arocho EstevesROME (CNS) -- Recalling Jesus' death on the cross, Pope Francis led thousands on Good Friday in reflecting on the crosses of loneliness, fear and betrayal that crucify countless men, women and children in the world.

In the annual Way of the Cross in Rome's Colosseum April 19, the meditation for each station reflected the suffering and pain of people exploited and marginalized.

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IMAGE: CNS photo/Joanne Fox, The Catholic GlobeBy Joanne FoxSIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) -- Singer-songwriter Tatiana "Tajci" Cameron confessed she didn't always like Holy Week.

"It always seemed to be full of sadness," she told the crowd of more than 500 who gathered April 14 at St. Michael Church, part of Holy Cross Parish in Sioux City.

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On Good Friday, papal preacher says cross brings hope to the oppressed

IMAGE: CNS photo/Paul HaringBy Carol GlatzVATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The cross serves as a warning to the powerful and a message of hope for the poor and oppressed, said the preacher of the papal household.

With Christ's crucifixion, death and resurrection, "a total reversal of roles has taken place: The vanquished has become the victor; the one judged has become the judge," Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa said during an April 19 service commemorating Christ's death on the cross.

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