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Sacrament of Anointing

Every Monday after the

8:15 am Mass

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Thursday after 8:15 am Mass

(9:00 am - 9:15 am)

Saturday 3:00 pm-3:30 pm

Sacrament of Baptism

Contact the Parish Office at

941-697-4899

Sacrament of Marriage

Contact the Parish Office at

941-697-4899 at least six months ahead

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Mass Schedule

Sunday Masses
 
Sunday Vigil (Saturday)
After Easter thru December 28, 2024
4:00 pm
January 4 to April 12, 2025
3:00 pm and 4:30 pm
 
Sunday
After Easter Sunday thru
December 29, 2024
8:00 am, 10:00 am
January 5, 2025 thru Easter Sunday
7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:30 am
Weekday Masses
Monday thru Friday 8:15 am
 
Holy Days

8:15 am and 6:00 pm

Church "Open" Hours

Monday thru Friday, 7 am-4 pm

Saturday, 2 pm-5 pm

Sunday, 7 am-11 am

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Prayer Intention Request

Are you or a loved one in need of prayers?  We firmly believe that prayer is a powerful means of connecting with God.  You're not alone.  Everyone needs prayer.  We would love to pray for you or someone you care for.  We invite you to fill out the Prayer Intention Form below.  

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Parish Office Hours
 
Winter - September 6 thru June 3

Monday thru Thursday: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm,

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am- 12:30 pm

 
Summer - June 6 thru September 5

Monday thru Thursday:  9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mass Prayer - After Prayer Intentions

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Mass Prayer - At the End of Mass

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Parish Events

  • May 31, 2024, 9:15 AM – 11:30 AM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Our SFOA Food Pantry is open to anyone in the greater Englewood area who is hungry and needs food for themselves or their families. Many come for food because of an unforeseen crisis, illness, job loss, or accident.
  • May 30, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Knit and Crochet blankets, shawls, slippers, and walker totes for babies and seniors. We meet on Thursdays from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM in the Parish Conference Room. ALL ARE WELCOME! For more information, contact the Parish Office.
  • May 29, 2024, 6:00 PM – 6:05 PM
    Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, the SFOA Choir meets for practice in the Church.
  • May 27, 2024, 8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
    Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Every Monday after Daily Mass, the Sacrament of Anointing is offered through the priest's ministry; Jesus touches the sick to heal them from sin – and sometimes even from physical ailment. The core message of his healing tells us of his plan to conquer sin and death by dying and rising.
  • May 23, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    The mission of the SFIA Adult Book Club is to provide an opportunity to share our love of reading while building knowledge and growing spiritually.  We meet the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM.
  • May 21, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    Parish Conference Room, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    The Parish Bereavement Ministry meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month. We are a group of parishioners who walk with our fellow parishioners who have experienced the recent death of a loved one.
  • May 14, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Are you interested in joining a group of women to explore your Catholic faith? Would you like to see how the Bible applies to your everyday life? If you do, we invite you to consider participating in the SFOA Women's Bible Study.
  • May 12, 2024, 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    The Knights of Columbus Council 7672 hosts a pancake breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 AM. The Knights will serve pancakes, sausage links, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy! Coffee, juice, and water will also be provided. $10 per person, and kids eat free!
  • May 08, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Our Membership is open to all women of the Parish aged 18 and over. Dues are $10 per year. Meetings are held on the 2nd Weds of each month, Sept thru May. Help is always needed at fundraising events, even if members cannot attend meetings. The Guild also participates in several community project.
  • May 07, 2024, 5:30 PM – 6:45 PM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Our Religious Education program aims to partner with parents in helping children come to know and love Jesus and their Catholic faith. Classes for K-8 grades are every Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:45 PM.
  • May 05, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month for our Family Mass. This mass is a beautiful way for families, young and old to participate in prayer and worship together, and all parishioners are welcome. Religious Ed sign-in and sit in reserved pews.
  • May 05, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    First Holy Communion is considered one of the holiest and most important occasions in a Roman Catholic person’s life. It is the first time a person receives the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist, which is eating consecrated bread and drinking consecrated wine.
  • May 01, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Every month from September thru May, our Parish Women's Guild hosts a Card Party. A $12 donation covers lunch, card play, and door prizes. All are welcome! REGISTRATION is required by the Monday before the Card Party.
  • Apr 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:45 PM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    Come and enjoy the company of fellow parishioners and friends for a wonderful homemade spaghetti dinner with all the fixins.
  • Apr 27, 2024, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    All candidates for First Holy Communion need to attend the mandatory retreat before receiving the Sacrament of Holy Communion.
  • Apr 14, 2024, 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM
    Church and Parish Center, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    The Sacramental Preparation for Confirmation is a two-year program beginning with 9th-grade students. The Sacrament of Confirmation takes place typically in the spring of 10th grade. The purpose of this prep is to assist young men and women in gaining a deeper understanding of the Holy Spirit.
  • Apr 09, 2024, 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
    Parish Conference Room, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    The Coordinators meet on the second Tuesday of each month from September to April to plan their monthly activities and events.
  • Mar 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Parish Center and Church, 5265 Placida Rd, Grove City, FL 34224, USA
    At 4:00 pm on Monday evenings during Lent, the parish will be hosting a “Soup Supper” consisting of soup, bread, and dessert. A different ministry of the parish will prepare the soups each week. The soup suppers will be held in the Parish Center. There is a free-will donation.

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“Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord,
and he will repay him for his deed.” 
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