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

Weekly Bulletin for September 25, 2016

Bishop's Anniversary Blessing Mass
Sunday, October 2, 2016
St. Robert Bellarmine Parish
Freehold, NJ
Parish Celebrations for the Feast of St. Francis:

Blessing of the Animals
Saturday, October 1, 10:00 AM
Brant Beach Church (Rain or Shine)
The Transitus of St. Francis
Monday, October 3, 7:00 PM
Brant Beach Church
The Transitus is a celebration to mark St. Francis of Assisi’s passage from this earthly life to everlasting life.
It is a beautiful way to celebrate our Franciscan spirit and to honor the humble man who is the patron saint of our parish.
We hope you will join us for this special tradition.
Feast of St. Francis
Tuesday, October 4, 9:00 AM
Special Daily Eucharist
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Brant Beach
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2016 Car Raffle
Tickets on sale at the Front Desk of the Community Center $100 per Book / 3,100 books sold Drawing: October 8, 2016

• 1 Ford Escape - Valued at $23,995
• 2 Ford Mustangs - Valued at $26,635. each
• 2 Ford F150 XL Super Cabs - Valued at $33,465. each

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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.
Fr. Jim Scullion, ofm, Pastor