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...

  • Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time

    Reading I Rom 8:26-30 Brothers and sisters: The Spirit comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes with inexpressible groanings. And the one who searches hearts knows what is the intention of the Spirit, because he intercedes for the holy ones  according to God’s will. We know that all things work for good for those who love God, … Wednesday of the Thirtieth 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, Flora Brabo, Maria Brabo, Jean Camm, Honey Furfaro, Jennifer Furfaro, Irene & Dr. George Gray, Carolyn Greaves, Jordan Greaves, Bob Green & Family, Phil Greenwood, Janet Hollingsworth, Christine Horwege, Tom Hunnicutt, Beverly Infante, Jim Kirkwood, Janine Lamanna, 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, Susy Weiss, 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.