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 Masses

Wednesday at 1:05 pm, Saturday at 5 pm and Sunday at 8 am.

Masses are livestreamed Wed., Sat., & Sun.


Please note that masks are required before entering the church and social distancing must be maintained.


Wednesday following Mass

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 Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time

    Reading I Gn 15:1-12, 17-18 The word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision:     “Fear not, Abram!         I am your shield;         I will make your reward very great.” But Abram said, “O Lord GOD, what good will your gifts be, if I keep on being childless and have as my heir the steward of my house, Eliezer?” Abram continued, … Wednesday of the Twelfth Week in Ordinary Time Read More »Read More »

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Prayer Intentions

Prayer Intentions

WE PRAY TO THE LORD… Becky Baudaillier, Flora Brabo, Maria Brabo, Jean Camm, Honey Furfaro, Jennifer Furfaro, Carolyn Greaves, Jordan Greaves, Janet Hollingsworth, Christine Horwege, Tom Hunnicutt, Beverly Infante, Wayne Mundy, Gene Onestinghel, Parker Onestinghel, Pat Onestinghel, Lori Ann Pompie, Marti Sanita, Rick Shoman, David Swift, Claudia Szarnicki, Cochise Suarez, Meghan Thomas, Angus Topfer, Ryan Webb, Kevin Williams, Tillie & 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.