Monday, September 30, 2013

Feast Of Saint Francis Of Assisi This Weekend

From Claudia DeFrance.
A weekend of festivities is planned at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 10 Elm Street, to celebrate the Feast of their Patron Saint.

Please join the parishioners and friends of St. Francis on Saturday, October, 5th and Sunday, October 6, 2013. On Saturday, October 5th, after 5 PM Mass, a pasta dinner, complete with meatballs and more will take place in the Monsignor M.Davitt Fox Parish Center. Dinner costs are $15.00 for adults; children over five years of age, $5.00; under five are free. There will be raffles and music. Bring a non perishable food donation for the Amazing Grace food pantry and receive a free raffle ticket! Take out orders are available. Tickets for purchase are available after all Masses at St. Francis or To reserve a table or purchase tickets, or call 860-346-1870. No tickets will be sold at the door!

On Sunday, October 6th, the festivities begin following the 12:00 PM Mass with a procession of the statue of St. Francis from the church to the parish center. Face painting, craft table, the Macaroni Kid table, games and a special children's raffle will entertain everyone. Hotdogs, tacos, popcorn and beverages will be available.

At 3:00 PM the Blessing of the Animals will begin. Bring your pets to the outside of the parish center where the blessings will take place.

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