Events celebrating the Feast of St. Francis

Events celebrating the Feast of St. Francis

The Feast of St. Francis is October 4

Celebrate our founder by joining with the friars in these activities and events around the province.

Solemn Novena in Honor of St. Francis of Assisi
We invite you to pray an online novena with us, September 25 – October 3, culminating on his feast day, October 4.

Each day you will receive the prayers for that day in both written and follow-along video formats. Fr. Murray Bodo, OFM, Franciscan priest and author, reads the prayers for each day. Sign-up today!

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Franciscan Monastery to the Holy Land
1400 Quincy Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20017
Saturday, September 29: Pet blessings at 10:00 to noon, weather permitting
Wednesday, October 3: Transitus at 7:00 pm
Thursday, October 4: Feast Day Masses at 6:00, 7:00 and 10:30 am
https://myfranciscan.org/

INDIANA
Holy Family Parish
3027 Pearl St., Oldenburg, IN 47036
Sunday, October 7: Annual parish festival with pet blessings throughout the day, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 8:00 am
http://holyfamilychurcholdenburgin.com/

LOUISIANA
St. Mary of the Angels
3501 N. Miro St., New Orleans, LA 70177 https://smaneworleans.org/
Saturday and Sunday, October 6 & 7: Pet blessings and Masses Pulpit Exchange with twinning parish, Sacred Heart in Pinellas Park, FL. Fr. Joe Hund will be in Florida and Fr. Kevin Yarnell will be in New Orleans. https://www.sacredheartpinellaspark.com/

MICHIGAN
St. Aloysius (St. Al’s)
1234 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226
Thursday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 12:15 pm
http://stalsdetroit.com/

Church of the Transfiguration
25231 Code Road, Southfield, MI 48033
Saturday, September 29: Pet Blessing in our prayer garden at 11:00 am.
Wednesday, October 3: Transitus at 7:30
Thursday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 12:00 noon
http://www.transfigsfld.org/

St. Joseph Chapel & Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
400 South Blvd. West, Pontiac, MI 48341
Thursday October 4:  Feast Day Mass at noon followed by talk on the “Canticle of the Creatures” and Pet blessing at 7:00 pm
http://www.agiftforourmother.org/

OHIO
St. Anthony Shrine
5000 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223
Thursday October 4: Feast Day Mass at 7:30 am
https://www.stanthony.org/

St. Clement Church
4536 Vine St, St. Bernard, OH 45217
Wednesday, October 3: Transitus, a prayer service remembering the passing of St. Francis at 7:00 pm. A reception with light refreshments follows. RSVP 513-641-2257 by October 1
Thursday October 4: Feast Day Mass at 7:00 and 7:45 am. Pet blessings at the elementary school, 10:00 am
http://www.stclementcincinnati.org/

St. Francis Seraph Church
1615 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Sunday September 30: Pet blessing and free Pet Health clinic for the poor after the 10:00 am Mass
Thursday October 4: Feast Day Mass in the Chapel 8:00 am
http://www.sfsparish.org/news/

St. Francis Seraph Ministries 
St. Anthony Center
1615 Republic St., Cincinnati, OH 45205
Saturday, October 6 4:00 – 7:00 PM: Francis Fest, this family friendly event includes an Italian dinner, entertainment, children activities, and a basket raffle. Proceeds benefit the Mother Teresa of Calcutta Dining Room Breakfast and Dinner Program
To purchase tickets, visit:
https://www.sfsministries.org/home-page-2/francis-fest-2018

PENNSYLVANIA
St. Francis Retreat House
3918 Chipman Road, Easton, PA 18045
Thursday, October 4: Feast Day Mass at 8:00 am
Sunday, October 7: Pet Blessing, 2:00 pm
https://stfrancisretreathouse.org/

 


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