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

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

Mass is on Mon. Aug. 15 at 1 pm to celebrate the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.



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...

  • Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time

    Reading 1 EZ 34:1-11 The word of the Lord came to me: Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, in these words prophesy to them to the shepherds: Thus says the Lord GOD: Woe to the shepherds of Israel who have been pasturing themselves! Should not shepherds, rather, pasture sheep? You have fed off their milk, worn their wool, and slaughtered the fatlings, but the sheep you have not pastured. … Wednesday of the Twentieth 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, Phil Greenwood, Janet Hollingsworth, Christine Horwege, Sue & Tom Hunnicutt, Alex Infante, Beverly Infante, Leonardo Infante, Wayne Mundy, Gene Onestinghel, Pat Onestinghel, Donald & Rae Pfaff, Lori Ann Pompie, Marti Sanita, Rick Shoman,  Claudia Szarnicki, Mildred Szarnicki, Cochise Suarez, Meghan Thomas, Angus Topfer, Reggie Wilkerson, Kevin Williams 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.