332 South Main Street, P.O. Box 663, Amherst, VA 24521
Office: 434.946.2053

St. Francis of Assisi is a Roman Catholic church striving to be an instrument of peace and love through the sacramental life of Jesus Christ and service to others.

Through the grace of God, the Roman Catholic Parish of St. Francis of Assisi aspires to be a family-oriented and Christ-centered community.

Mass Times

St. Francis of Assisi Mass

Wednesday at 1 pm, Saturday at 5 pm and Sunday at 8 am (except for the 1st Sunday of the month).



Saturday 4:30-4:50  and by appointment.

St. Mary’s Masses – Lovingston
To view St. Mary’s (Lovingston) livestream mass schedules, please visit StMaryLovingston.org. Masses are available in both English and Spanish.



Daily Reading

Daily Reading...

  • Friday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

    Reading 1 1 Tm 6:2c-12 Beloved:Teach and urge these things.Whoever teaches something differentand does not agree with the sound words of our Lord Jesus Christand the religious teachingis conceited, understanding nothing,and has a morbid disposition for arguments and verbal disputes.From these come envy, rivalry, insults, evil suspicions,and mutual friction among people with corrupted minds,who are deprived of the truth, … Friday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Read More »Read More »

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Prayer Intentions

Prayer Intentions

WE PRAY TO THE LORD… Becky Baudaillier, Chris Bogdewic, Maria Brabo, Dr. George Gray, Brandon Greaves, Carolyn Greaves, Gary Greaves,  Gary Greaves, Sr., Jordan Greaves, Bob Green & Family, Janet Hollingsworth, Christine Horwege, Sue & Tom Hunnicutt, Alex Infante, Beverly Infante, Leonardo Infante, Paul Meznarich, Sharon Musch, Gene Onestinghel, Pat Onestinghel, Donald & Rae Pfaff, Lori Ann Pompie, Teri Prince, Marti Sanita, Peggy Sexton, Rick Shoman, Vinney Spiaggi, Laurence Spiaggi, Jim Stella, Claudia Szarnicki, Mildred Szarnicki, Cochise Suarez, Meghan Thomas, Angus Topfer, Malcolm Topfer,  Arlene Vaughn, Reggie Wilkerson, Kevin Williams, Harry Winfield and Debbie Wyman.

We pray also for the return of those who have lost or abandoned their Catholic faith; also for the souls in purgatory who no longer have anyone left on earth to pray for them… LORD HEAR OUR PRAYERS.