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Spreading Love & Hope...

Hello reader,

Welcome to Saint Francis Parish! We are a radically inclusive and welcoming parish. We are also an authentically Franciscan Old Catholic Parish in Augusta, Georgia.

All are welcome to participate fully in the life of our parish regardless of who you are or what you have done.

If you want to know more about what we stand for, feel free to read our Parish Covenant located at our Saint Francis Covenant Page.

Blessings!

Bishop Greg

Upcoming Mass Schedules

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We hope you will join us for Mass every Sunday.

Mass is held at:

3:00 PM - 2321 Lumpkin Road, Augusta, GA 30906 (Saint Alban's Episcopal Church)

February 23, 2020
Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time
Celebrant: Fr. Greg Godsey
Homilist: Fr. Matt Schnabel
Intention: For a good and holy Lent.

February 26, 2020
Ash Wednesday
Join us as we celebrate the start of Lent in a joint service with Saint Alban's Episcopal Church. Service starts at 7:00 PM at our normal location.

March 1, 2020
First Sunday of Lent
Celebrant: Fr. Matt Schnabel
Homilist: Fr. Greg Godsey
Intention: For the growth of our parish family.

Prayer Requests

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Intentions from our own parish:

Please keep Deacon Dana Godsey; Bishop James St. George; Katelyn St. George; Jameson St. George; Bishop Michael Gifford; Father Brian West; Kelsey West; Father Bryan Wolf and his husband; Ruth St George; Father Ken Nelan; Bishop Godsey's health; Darlene; Eugene Waldrop, Deacon Dana's Dad; for an end to hatred and violence in our world, and growth of our parish in your prayers this week.

If you have a prayer request you want added to this list, please send it to Bishop Godsey.

Pastor's Blog

A different kind of Lent

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The season of Lent is about to start. This is a time of year when we should do some serious self-reflection. We should also use this time to focus on positive changes to our lives. Many people think that Lent is only about fasting from meat on Fridays and Stations of the Cross and Adoration. Lent can be so much …

Lenten Practices

Join us on March 7 and March 21 at 6:00 PM for Stations of the Cross and Adoration.

We also have a limited number of the daily devotional booklets titled Lent with Maximilian Kolbe. You can pick up your copy at Mass Sunday or at Stations of the Cross.

Donations

You might not know this, but here at Saint Francis we do not take up a collection. We believe that when we gather for Mass, we should focus all our attention on the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Stopping to take up a collection diverts our attention from the most important task at hand, spending time with Jesus!

If you would like to donate to our parish, you can do so by leaving a donation in the basket next to the service books in the back of the church or by visiting our website. You can set up reoccurring donations or make a one-time donation at https://oursaintfrancis.org/support-us/.

As you can see from the link, our site uses state of the art security to protect your financial information from beginning to end.

Blessing Bag Program

You can donate at our website above to support the Blessing Bag/Homeless Outreach Ministry or by visiting our Amazon Wishlist at https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/3RH2DTASDCBWI.

All items can be sent to 118 Frances Drive, North Augusta, SC 29841.

Amazon Smile

We are also proud to announce that you can support Saint Francis every time you buy something at Amazon.com! You can visit https://smile.amazon.com/ch/47-1657061 and every time you shop, Saint Francis will get a small donation.

GuideStar

We are listed in the GuideStar Nonprofit Directory. You can view our information at http://www.guidestar.org/profile?id=47-1657061

Thank you for your generous support! It is your support that keeps Saint Francis moving forward.
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