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  • Young Adults - Save the Date!
  • Save the Date!
  • "Cash for Wolves"
  • 9th Annual Marian Eucharistic Conference
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  • Catechists Wanted!
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Mass Times


Monday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Spanish
Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Thursday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Friday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m.

Saturday - Vigil - 4:45 p.m.
Saturday - Vigil - 7 p.m. - Spanish
Sunday - 7:30 - a.m.
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.
Sunday - 10:30 a.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m.

If you require a low-gluten host, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to mass time and request one from the Sacristan or an Usher.

Holy Hour - Thursday at 3 p.m.. (Confessions will be heard)

Divine Mercy Chaplet - Church
Friday at 3 p.m.

Confessions will be 15 minutes before each Daily Mass in the Church Confessionals. Saturday evening Confessions from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 the Church. If your loved one is in need of Last Rites, please use the pager - 843-941-9434

Office Hours

The Parish office is open 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. - Monday through Friday

News from the Vatican

Liturgy Q&A: More on Pro Populo Masses

And Update on This Liturgy Column

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Operations Suspended Today

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Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri in South-East Nigeria Kidnapped

Bishop Moses Chikwe

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Articulating Hope


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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Ministry Volunteers Needed

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  • 9 a.m. Ushers Needed!
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  • Stewardship Prayer
  • Daily Cantors Needed. For more information on this Ministry, please click on this photo.
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Kindergarten Assistant

St. Francis Catholic School (PK-8) on Hilton Head Island, SC is seeking a full-time Kindergarten Assistant for the 2021 - 2022 school year.

The ideal applicant will possess the following training, qualities and skills:

  • Experience working in a school and with children
  • Friendly and effective communicator
  • Effective multitasker
  • Understands and can work with confidential information

St. Francis Catholic School possesses an exemplary faculty and staff wholeheartedly committed to Catholic school education. Candidates for this position should be skilled in working with a team, collaborating with colleagues and parents, and communicating in a professional manner. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the mailing address below or to the following email address: [email protected] 

St. Francis Catholic School

Attn: Principal

45 Beach City Rd

Hilton Head Island, SC 29926  

School Janitorial Custodian

St. Francis Catholic School has an immediate opening for a full-time PM Maintenance Custodian. The position is for an evening shift from 3:00pm to 11:00pm. Full benefits available. Send resume to St. Francis Catholic School, Attn: School Principal, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926. Compensation is flexible depending on experience.

JPII Bus Driver Needed

Part-Time Bus Driver Opening

  • Drive afternoon/evening athletic runs
  • Substitute for regular route drivers as needed
  • Must possess valid CDL with a passenger endorsement
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent opportunity for retiree

Please call or email:

Mac Tamminen, Athletic Director

[email protected]

(843) 645-3838, ext. 304

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Saint of the Day

St. John Boste: Saint of the Day for Saturday, July 24, 2021

One of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales. He was born at Dufton, at Westmoreland, England, and studied at Oxford. Becoming a Catholic in 1576, he went to Reims and received ordination in 1581. John went back to England where he worked in the northern parts of the kingdom and became the object of a massive manhunt. He was betrayed, arrested, and taken to London. There he was crippled on the rack and returned to Dryburn near Durham. On July 24, he was hanged, drawn, and quartered. John was ...

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St. Bridget of Sweden: Saint of the Day for Friday, July 23, 2021

Saint Birgitta was the daughter of UpplandÂ?s Lagman, Birger Petersson and his wife, Ingeborg, who was a member of the same clan as the reigning family. BirgittaÂ?s family was pious; her father went to confession every Friday and made long and arduous pilgrimages as far away as the Holy Land.

BirgittaÂ?s mother died, leaving Birgitta, ten years old, Katharine, nine and a newborn baby boy, Israel. The children were sent to their maternal aunt for further education and care. It seems that as a ...

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St. Mary Magdalene: Saint of the Day for Thursday, July 22, 2021

St. Mary Magdalene is one of the greatest saints of the Bible and a legendary example of God's mercy and grace. The precise dates of her birth and death are unknown, but we do know she was present with Christ during his public ministry, death and resurrection. She is mentioned at least a dozen times in the Gospels.

Mary Magdalene has long been regarded as a prostitute or sexually immoral in western Christianity, but this is not supported in the scriptures. It is believed she was a Jewish woman ...

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