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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.

Currently the parish is closed to the public. However, you can join us for Mass via our Facebook Live videos! Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SaintFrancisParish/ and like the page to see when our Live videos start.

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!

Father 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 - Livestreamed at https://www.facebook.com/SaintFrancisParish/

June 21, 2020
Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Celebrant: Fr. Greg Godsey
Homilist: Fr. Matt Schnabel
Intention: In honor of Deacon Dana and Fr. Greg Godsey's Birthdays and for the repose of the soul of Katherine Moore.


June 28, 2020
Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Celebrant: Fr. Matt Schnabel
Homilist: Fr. Greg Godsey
Intention: For an end to COVID-19, for those sick from it, and for all healthcare workers and essential personal everywhere.

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; Bishop Godsey's health; For the repose of the soul of Deacon Dana's Grandmother, Katherine Moore and the healing of her Grandfather Dawson Moore; Darlene; 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 Father Greg.

Pastor's Blog

Christian moderates and racism

Christian moderates and racism
It is a sad commentary on our society that we must still discuss the rise of racism and bigotry in 2020. I doubt that Dr. King believed that it would take this long for things in our nation to change. Frederick Douglas and Harriett Tubman likely thought that by this point in history racism would be a thing of the …

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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