Advent Giving Tree – All gifts are due before Dec 10th

This year Ss. Francis & Clare parish will be joining St. Mary’s with an Advent Giving Tree.  We support 6 different organizations with this effort.  St. Mary’s parishioners have always been so generous and for this we thank you.  Here is a breakdown of the organizations we help. Blue Mittens:  St. Mary’s Food Pantry and […]

Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest

Local Knights of Columbus Ask Students to Show How to “Keep Christ in Christmas” Knights of Columbus Council 570 is inviting Religious Education students from ages 5 through 14 to participate in the organization’s “Keep Christ in Christmas” poster contest.  By engaging the creativity and imaginations of our young people, we hope they come to […]

Advent Wreath Workshop – Dec 1st – 7 PM

Advent is not too far away and it’s time to thing about building your family advent wreath.  A great tradition during advent is lighting the advent wreath candles during family meals.  Each week a new candle is added until we reach Christmas and then the center candle is lit.  The children also have a tradition […]

Small Group Studies

The parish has started Small Group Studies.  The studies can be done in your own home either individually or with a few friends.  The studies range in length from just 1 session to 8 sessions.  You can find the available studies under the Faith Formation Tab.  Once you have decided which study you would like […]

Bus Trips from Holy Assumption Church

Sight & Sound Theatre—Dec. 5th Ss. Francis and Clare Altar and Rosary Society is sponsoring a Bus Trip to the Sight and Sound Theatre near Lancaster, PA on Tuesday, December 5, 2017.  The motorcoach will leave Holy Assumption Church at 9:00AM and travel to the Shady Maple for a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch Smorgasbord Lunch; then […]