St. Francis of Assisi Parish is comprised of four churches:
St. Francis of Assisi Church - 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach, NJ
St. Thomas Aquinas Church - 2nd St. & Atlantic Ave., Beach Haven, NJ
St. Thomas of Villanova Church - 13th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, NJ
St. Clare Church - 56th St. & Long Beach Blvd., Loveladies, NJ
In the interest of community-building, but also for energy conservation, only St. Francis of Assisi Church, in Brant Beach, is open year round. The other churches are open according to the seasonal population on Long Beach Island.
Weekly Bulletin for May 19, 2013
State of the Parish 2013
2013 Car Raffle - Click here for your entry form
Sixth Annual Blessing of the Lifeguards - May 25th, 4:45 - 5:00 PM. All lifeguards from the community as well as friends, family and visitors are invited to a special ecumenical blessing at the St. Francis Aquatic Center. Please join us as we ask God to watch over the lifeguards who so diligently serve all who use our beaches and pools.
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St. Francis of Assisi Church, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Brant Beach is closed due to storm damage. Mass is at St. Thomas of Villanova Church located at 13th and the Blvd., Surf City.
View our upcoming Special Events page.
Parish Registration Forms
Family Faith Formation information is now available.
Congratulations St. Francis CYO Basketball Team for winning the
Ocean County Championship:
Coaches Brian Muldowney and PJ Gillick
When making a decision to close the parish and center due to inclement weather or other emergencies, the primary factor is your SAFETY, given the age of most of our parishioners.
Page 1 of our bulletin states: Emergency information is available on our answering machine 609-494-8861; or on WJRZ 100.1 FM; 98.5 FM; The Breeze 99.7 FM; and WOBM 92.7 FM; and 1057the hawk.com.
When in doubt remember, PRUDENCE IS A GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT...AND PRUDENCE TRUMPS PIETY.
Fr. Steve, ofm Pastor