Pastoral Council

Parish advisory committee that plans parish wide events and makes recommendations to the Pastor regarding parish life and issues. Meets the 2nd Monday every other month at 7:00 pm in the lower church. 

Catholic Daughters of America

The Catholic Daughters of America is an international organization of Catholic women dedicated to service for those in need, spiritual growth, and fellowship.  Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 8:00 pm in in the Parish Center.  The activities include Annual Parish Day of Recollection, Court Scholarship Communion Breakfast, State Seminary Fund Fashion Show, meeting lecturers, cake sales, marching in the Fourth of July parade, hosting one monthly "Coffee and", monthly attendance at Mass as a body, and monetary donations to nations, state, and local charities.  All women are welcome to join.    

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbus is probably the largest Catholic men's organization in the world.  Its purpose is to work for the church and school, the needy and the handicapped.  Every member pledges himself towards these objectives during each of the degrees taken to become a Knight.   The Knights of Columbus Hall is located across from the school at Park Street and Bergen Avenue.  If you are already a Knight from another town, you are welcome to join.  

Sisters in Spirit (S.I.S)

Women who want to grow spiritually in faith, closer to God, in fellowship with one another. Meetings and special activities/outings are offered. Fun, snacks, laughter and friends! Activities included Game Night, Movie Night, Holiday Pot Luck, Inspirational Speakers, Day of Reflection and more.  Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:30 pm in the lower church, September though June. Everyone is welcome (Not limited to St. Francis parishioners).

St. Francis Men"s Group

The Men's Group promotes fellowship and the development of enduring relationship within the parish and community though faith, brotherhood and friendship. Strives to grow spiritually and to be an example of Catholic values for other. Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm in the parish hall (school gym) September through June. Everyone is welcome (Not limited to St. Francis parishioners).

 Prayer Group (in Spanish) - Grupo de Oracion

The prayer Group meets every Thursday at 7:00 pm in the lower church. There is also a small retreat the last Sunday of every month after the 1:00 pm mass with special guest speakers, music, food and prayer. Come join us!!

El Grupo de Oracion se reune todos los Jueves a la 7:00 pm en el sotano de la iglesia. Tambien tenemos Tardes de Alabanza los ultimos Domingos de cada mes despues de la misa de la 1:00 pm. Tenemos invitados especiales, musica, comida y oracion. Les esperamos!!







Mass Schedule

*Saturday-5:30 p.m.
*Sunday Masses
  7:30, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.
  1:00 p.m. Spanish

*Weekday Masses
  Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.
  Saturday: 8:00 a.m.
*Holy Days:
  as noted in bulletin
*Eucharistic Adoration
  Every First Friday
  8 - 9 a.m. - English
  6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Spanish
  follow by Healing Mass


Role and Responsibilities of the Dean
The Dean collaborates closely with the Archbishop in the pastoral care of the faithful, while striving to be an attentive “older brother” to the priests of the deanery, especially those who are ill or in difficult situations...
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Contact Us

St. Francis of Assisi Parish
114 Mount Vernon Street
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660
Phone:  201-641-6464
Fax:  201-641-2282