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St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Community

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Worship with Us!

Saturday Vigil - 5:30 pm
Sunday - 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 am
5:30 pm (English)

Domingo -12:30 pm. Discover more...

The Word of God

Prepare to celebrate Mass by looking ahead to the readings for the celebration. The same USCCB site also has a complete listing of the Books of the Bible with introductions.
Readings for Mass

All the Details

Everything you might want to know: location, office hours, when the church is open, and contact portal to reach out to staff members. We can't wait to meet you.

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Sunday Gospel and Weekday Friar Reflections

Rejection

Both of today’s readings tell the story of rejection.  In the first reading from Genesis, Joseph...

Trust

Today’s readings are all about trust.  Whom or what do we and should we trust?  The first reading...

Disturbed

I am a bit troubled by today’s readings. The gospel is this uncomfortable sequence in which Jesus,...

Conversation with God and Moving Away from Pride and Privilege

Jesus gives a tremendous condemnation to the religious leader of the times. He recognizes what...

A Litany for Our Life

What did you take away from today’s readings? Before reading on, take a moment. Click on the link...

Ashes and Blessings

This past Ash Wednesday all were welcomed to receive ashes since all of us are both saints and...

Jesus Brings All People Together

As human beings, we tend to choose division, to choose our own personal needs over the needs of...

40 Hours Devotion

Beginning with morning Mass on March 4th and closing with a solemn Benediction on Thursday early evening, March 7th. Sign up to spend an hour with the Lord in prayer and worship. Click the image above!

Soup and Stations

This Friday please join us a Simple Soup Supper at 6:00 pm followed by Stations of the Cross at 7:00 pm in the Church. The celebration is bilingual and accompanied by music.

Bible Study Made Easy

Explore the Bible, one book at a Time. Each week’s Zoom session with Fr. George is also posted online. Invest 30-45 minutes for an eternal reward!
See previous sessions here.

For your reflection

Mary Beth Bonacci is a regular columnist for the Arlington Catholic Herald.  Read here wonderful article on the topic of forgiveness. Click the image above to read it online.

Lent - 40 days of renewal

For the Best Lent Ever

Lent is a time for reflection, renewal, repentance, and refocusing your spiritual life. Find resources for yourself and your famliy to maks this the best Lent ever.

Examens of Conscience

Examinations of  Conscience for Adults, Middle School students amd children. Prepare yourself and you family for celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Are you receiving our every Tuesday Parish eNewsletter? It is a great way to get a “heads up” and keep up to date on ministries, events, and opportunities in the parish.

Flocknote is a communication service used by over 1,000 Catholic parishes. Flocknote lets our parish truly communicate with emails and text messages scaled from parish-wide to individual groups and ministries. No software, no accounts, no passwords. Simple as that. Learn more or Sign Up Now!

Fr. George publishes reflections, homilies, bible studies, and his musing over some topic that has caught his interest – mostly about the faith – but his interest are wide ranging!

Each weekday Mass our friars provide a short reflection on the readings for that day’s Mass.  Start your day out on a spiritual note. Check back daily for new content!

Ongoing Parish Ministries

Francis House

The Francis House mission is to serve the many needs of the low-income, disadvantaged families in Eastern Prince William County. Support our ongoing work. Find out more here!

Homeless Shelter Meals

Support our bothers and sisters in need right here in Prince William County. Volunteer or donate – find out more here.

Groups and Ministries

Explore all the parish groups and ministries on the all-encompassing landing page. Connect and Belong!

Diocesan Announcements and Events

Bishop Burbidge's Podcast

Find Bishop Burbidge’s reflections, podcasts, and other information at The Walk Humbly Podcast.

Mass Attendance

While average weekend Mass attendance in the Arlington diocese increased last year by 13 percent over the previous year and marked a 20 percent increase compared to 2021, approximately seven out of 10 registered Catholics miss weekly Mass, according to the most recent count conducted last October.

Diocesan Events Calendar

Event listing include retreats, conferences, Masses, days of prayers, and events. Access the diocesan events calendar here.

Local Synod Listening

The synodal process promoted by Pope Francis is coming to dioceses across the United States, each of which is being asked to hold “listening sessions” throughout Lent 2024 about the structure and organization of the church.

Diocesan Jubilee

As part of our Jubilee celebrations, this year we focus on Mary, the Mediatrix of All Grace and the model disciple. Find out more here.