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...

  • Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

    Reading 1 Ez 17:22-24 Thus says the Lord GOD:I, too, will take from the crest of the cedar,from its topmost branches tear off a tender shoot,and plant it on a high and lofty mountain;on the mountain heights of Israel I will plant it.It shall put forth branches and bear fruit,and become a majestic cedar.Birds of every kind shall dwell beneath it,  » Read more about: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time  »Read More »

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Prayer Intentions

Prayer Intentions

WE PRAY TO THE LORD… Chris Bogdewic, Vanessa Cooper,  Christine Horwege, Alex Infante, Beverly Infante, Sharon Musch,  Teri Prince, Vinney Spiaggi, Laurence Spiaggi, Mary Summerlin, and Arlene Vaughn

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.