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

“Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary use words. Saint Francis of Assisi.”

The St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Community strives to be an instrument of peace and love in Amherst County through fellowship in the Eucharist and service to the poor, the youth, the stranger and the unchurched, in cooperation with other Christian churches.

Mass Times

St. Francis of Assisi Mass

Saturday at 5 pm.



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...

  • Memorial of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr

    Readings for the Memorial of Saint Agnes, virgin and martyr Reading I 1 Sm 24:3-21 Saul took three thousand picked men from all Israel  and went in search of David and his men  in the direction of the wild goat crags. When he came to the sheepfolds along the way, he found a cave,  which he entered to relieve himself. David and his men were occupying the inmost recesses of the cave. … Memorial of Saint Agnes, Virgin and Martyr Read More »Read More »

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Prayer Intentions

Prayer Intentions

WE PRAY TO THE LORD… Becky Baudaillier, Chris Bogdewic, Flora Brabo, Maria Brabo, Jean Camm, Irene & Dr. George Gray, Carolyn Greaves, Jordan Greaves, Bob Green & Family, Phil Greenwood, Janet Hollingsworth, Christine Horwege, Tom Hunnicutt, Beverly Infante, Jim Kirkwood, Wayne Mundy, Gene Onestinghel, Parker Onestinghel, Pat Onestinghel, Lori Ann Pompie, Marti Sanita, Rick Shoman,  Claudia Szarnicki, Cochise Suarez, Meghan Thomas, Angus Topfer, Susy Weiss, Reggie Wilkerson, Kevin Williams, George 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.