Latest Past Events

Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner ∙ October 28, 2023

The friars look forward to welcoming you to the Thirteenth Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner. This event supports the Franciscan mission in the Holy Land. Learn more about sponsorship and underwriter opportunities. Purchase your tickets here and join us at the event. Mass will be at 5:00pm in the church, followed by reception and dinner at St. Francis [...]

Music at the Monastery

This Month's Artists: Paul Griffin and Sophia Anastasi Griffin Paul Griffin serves the D.C. area as both teacher and organist. He began his career in the small rural towns of northern Maine. While living on his parents’ farm outside of Houlton, he developed an interest in organ playing. In his high school years, Paul drove the [...]

Burning of Palm Branches

Been holding onto your blessed palm branches from last year's Palm Sunday? Bring them to the Franciscan Monastery for the annual burning of palm branches on February 19th, immediately after the 11 a.m. Mass. The ashes of the Blessed Palms will be used for Ash Wednesday, February 22nd.