Thursday, June 3, 2010

St. Francis of Assisi

The church of St. Francis of Assisi (combined with the parish of St. Blaise) is located on the east side of Nostrand Avenue between Lincoln Road and Maple St. The mailing address is 319 Maple St., Brooklyn NY 11225, telephone 718-756-2015. Please see the informative parish website, linked HERE.
The school is at 400 Lincoln Road, Brooklyn NY 11225, telephone 718-778-3700. The excellent website for St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy is linked HERE.  

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Above is the parish school on Lincoln Road. It is staffed by lay educators and Brentwood Josephites. 

Above is a representation of the shepherds' vision of Our Lady at Fatima, Portugal, in 1917.

Above is St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226), as in the account of his preaching to birds.
From the parish bulletin, it would seem that this parish is now entrusted to the Society of Mary, s.m., or Marist Society.


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