Lord, Teach Me To Pray
A Spiritual Journey with St. Ignatius of Loyola
Join us for this three-part series on Ignatian Prayer in a facilitated faith-sharing prayer community. Begins February 22nd via Zoom!
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School
Opened here at St. Francis of Assisi on August 17, 2020!
If you would like more information about our new school, please see our
webpage or contact the school office at (702) 331-9050.
(please see info about reserving a seat at Mass)
Saturday Vigil, 4:00 & 5:30 p.m.
Sundays, 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Youth Ensemble
Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. or by appointment.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Monthly adoration is postponed until further notice.
Parish News & Events:
Updates Regarding Coronavirus Precautions
Out of caution and care for the welfare of our parishioners we will be postponing parish activities. We continue to pray for those affected, and for the health and wellness of all.
The public celebration of Mass has resumed. Attendees must sign up ahead of time to reserve a seat. We will continue to Live Stream our Masses - see schedule above to watch. Bishop Thomas has extended the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through April 4th. Bishop Thomas’ recorded Sunday Mass will be available through YouTube, linked at the www.dioceseoflasvegas.org webpage.
Confession & Other Sacraments
Saturday morning Confessions have resumed at 8:30 a.m. Contact the parish office to schedule Baptisms, Weddings, and Funerals.
Most parish ministries, groups, and organizations will remain cancelled until further notice.
Parish Updates on Facebook
Link up with us on Facebook! We will push out content for you and your family's spiritual growth during this Lent. Click the link to Like and Follow our page: https://www.facebook.com/sfahdnv/
Resources for Support & Assistance
We compiled a list of resources for those in need of special assistance during this time. Click here.
Pope Francis Grants Special Indulgences
Click here to read the Pope's decree on special Indulgences for the faithful in the current pandemic.
Communication from Bishop Thomas
1/28/21: Decree extending the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through April 4, 2021.
1/20/21: Bishop Thomas' Pastoral Statement on the Inaugural Address
1/6/21: Bishop Thomas' Pastoral Statement on the Violence at the U.S. Capitol
12/17/20: Decree extending the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through January 31st.
11/19/20: Decree extending the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through December 31st.
10/22/20: Bishop Thomas' Reflection on Pope Francis' "Civil Unions" Statement
10/22/20: Decree extending the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through November 29th.
8/24/20: Decree extending the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through September 27th.
6/30/20: Decree extending the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through August 30th.
5/30/20: Decree extending the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through July 5th.
5/27/20: Bishop Announces Opening of Phase 2 on June 6, 2020
5/22/20: Press Release on Diocesan Restoration Council to Safely Reopen Parishes
4/24/20: Amended Discontinuance Order.
3/20/20: Statement of Lenten Dispensation.
3/18/20: Pastoral letter sharing his heart and guidance for our Diocese.
3/16/20: Letter cancelling public Masses with included articles and prayer.
3/13/20: Letter regarding Mass dispensation.
We understand this is a difficult time for everyone, emotionally and financially. We appreciate your contributions to help us meet our bills. At this time you can mail in your contributions or donate online. If you find yourself in a good financial position and could increase your giving to help the parish through this time, it would be much appreciated. If you have an issue using our online giving site, or need to stop a transaction, please contact the Parish Business Office at 702-914-2175 for assistance. There is a new app you can use to make your donations right from your smart phone (instructions here). Thank you for your generosity.
App for Apple Users
App for Android Users
Online Parish Bulletin
Our weekly bulletin is online HERE. Please support our advertisers during the pandemic by using their services.
Masses Live Streamed at St. Francis of Assisi
Join us for the live streams by clicking below to watch.
*Note: These are public Masses and those attending must sign up ahead of time. All present will practice social distancing and other recommended safety measures. Bishop Thomas has extended the dispensation of the obligation to attend Mass through April 4th.
During the season of Lent, our parish will be offering the Sacrament of Reconciliation on Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m. as well as the usual Saturday 8:30 a.m. time.
Fasting & Abstinence
Fasting: Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. For members of the Latin Catholic Church, the norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal.
Abstinence: Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.
Stations of the Cross
Fridays at 6:00 p.m.
We invite you to join our parish in participating in Catholic Relief Service's Operation Rice Bowl. This is a Lenten program which helps us live in solidarity with the poor and vulnerable around the world through prayer, fasting, and giving. Rice Bowls are available to pick up in the parish vestibule. www.crsricebowl.org