March 24, 2018

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration – April 6th

St. Francis of Assisi Church will offer exposition and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the First Friday of April  – April 6, 2018. Exposition will begin in the chapel immediately following the 8:15 am Mass and will continue until Benediction at 5:30 pm.  All are welcome to join us in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.

Adorers needed!  Drop-ins are welcome.

For more information or to sign up, please call Mary Lou Berner at (901) 754-7945.

Baptism Preparation Class – Thursday, April 19th

The next Baptismal Preparation class for parents wanting to have their child Baptized at St. Francis is Thursday, April 19th, at 7:00 pm in the Parish Life Center, room 113.  Both parents should attend. Godparents are always welcome, but are not required to attend.

Anyone wishing to attend this class should register by calling the parish office at (901) 756-1213 no later than 12:00 Noon on Tuesday,April 17th.  Please note that if the class is not full, it will be rescheduled.


Room in the Inn Continues Through March! Be Part of the “Inn” Crowd!


St. Francis’s Room in the Inn continues through March, 2018

St. Francis is joining with other churches in the Memphis area to serve those experiencing homelessness. St. Francis invites the homeless to be our guests at the Room in the Inn, every Thursday night through the end of March, 2018, at the Ozanam Center (St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen), 1306 Monroe.

We offer food and shelter to those in need of our aid. You can assist in this endeavor by preparing and/or serving dinner or breakfast, sharing in fellowship, arranging sleeping quarters or serving as a Laundry Angel. There is a job for everyone!

If you are unable to give your time, you may also help by donating much-needed supplies or by making a monetary donation.

To sign up click: RITI Signup.

To donate supplies, please check out the Room in the Inn Wish list on    RITI WISH LIST.

To make a monetary donation, please click on the green giving link on the Homepage, and then select Room In the Inn under the list of  “Second and or Misc” collections.

For more  information, please call Jim Burge at (901) 254-1595 or the church office at (901) 756-1213.

Come join us!  Be part of the “Inn” crowd!




Are you interested in learning about or joining the Catholic Faith? Are you Catholic and wish to have a deeper knowledge of your Faith? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a process through which adults become full members of the Catholic Church. There are several stages involved in the process beginning with a period of inquiry to find out more about Catholicism.

If you are interested in RCIA, please visit our website to complete an inquiry form:; click on “Becoming Catholic,” scroll down to the form and submit after completion. A team member will contact you.

RCIA meets on Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm in Room 108 of the Parish Life Center, September through Easter.

Please call or email the church office with questions:901-756-1213 or