Welcome

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.
Parish Phone: 609-494-8813
 

Updates:
  
Weekly Bulletin for September 6, 2015

 
Provincial Statement:  Charleston Racism Message.
 
Labyrinth Walk
Monday, September 21; 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Tuesday, September 22; 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Brant Beach Church Hall
 
Congratulations to the winner of the Festival of the Sea Progressive 50/50, William Crouthamel of West Milford, NJ.
Mr. Crouthamel won $10,648!

 

2015 Car Raffle
1 Ford Escape
2 Ford Mustangs V6
2 Ford F150 XL Super Cab
Drawing:  Saturday, October 10, 2015
Click here for Mail In Order Form
 

Bus Trip to Tropicana Casino
Thursday, September 24.
Cost: $25 includes bus transportation.  Receive $25 in slot play
Bus leaves promptly at 9am from the St. Francis parking lot
Tickets can be purchased at the Front Desk of the Community Center
 

Bishop’s Anniversary Blessing 2015
Sunday, October 25
Ocean County Parishes

All couples celebrating their 1st, 25th, or 50th wedding anniversary during the 2015 calendar year are invited to gather with family and friends to share the Eucharist, renew your sacred wedding vows and receive Bishop O’Connell’s Episcopal Blessing.
Couples must register in person at the parish in order to attend the Sunday, October 25 Mass and Blessing at 3:00 PM at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Freehold.
Registration deadline is October 5.

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Altar Servers Wanted
Women's Cornerstone Retreat - November 2015
 
 
New and Exciting Things Happening in the Youth Ministry
 

View our upcoming Special Events page.
 
Parish Registration Form
 
Family Faith Formation information is now available.
 

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 107.1 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. Jim Scullion, ofm, Pastor
 
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