Welcome to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

A Parish of the Diocese of Gaylord

1025 S. Union Street

Traverse City, MI 49684

(231) 947-4620

Office Hours

@ former Holy Angels entrance, St. Francis High School

130 E. Tenth St., Traverse City, MI 49684

Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

...during COVID

Closed from 12:00 - 1:00 pm for Lunch

Thank you for honoring that break!

Please call before coming to the Office

to be assured we are open.


In the Church unless otherwise noted...

Monday - Friday at 8:15 am

Wednesday at 5:15 pm

Saturday at 4:00 pm

Sunday at  9:00 am, 

11:00 am and 1:00 pm

Click Here  for Mass Attendance Instructions

Click Here  for Mass options in this area

Confession Times

Wednesday - 7:00 - 8:00pm

Friday - 12:00Noon - 1:00pm

Saturday - 2:30 - 3:30pm

Live Streamed Masses*

Weekday 8:15am Mass & Sunday Masses

*note that masses remain on each site for 48 hours

Make a Spiritual Communion - Click Here

Click on the icon to watch Mass on our Facebook page!

Facebook can notify you when the Parish is Live!

Click on the three dots in the upper right hand corner of a live post and  then

"Turn on Live Notifications"

Click on the icon to watch Mass on our YouTube channel

We, the members of Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, united through Baptism, nourished by the Eucharist,

and inspired by the Holy Spirit, will live the Gospel message

of love and service.

Grief Share @ Michael's Place

1212 Veterans Dr., TC

GriefShare is a unique offering at Michael's Place that implements

video lessons and testimonials, journaling exercises and a support group component, while incorporating faith into the curriculum.  The GriefShare program is held in person while maintaining social distancing protocols.

This 13-week program is offered weekly on Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00pm.

The next series begins May 5, 2021*

*It is not required to attend all 13 sessions & you can begin at any point in the series

GriefShare is a weekly curriculum driven program that incorporates three key components:

 - VIDEO SEMINAR - Encouraging, information-packed videos featuring grief recovery experts

 - SUPPORT GROUP - Small group discussion about the weekly video content

 - WORKBOOK - Journaling and personal study exercises that reinforce the weekly session topics

Space is limited and registration is required.  There is a $20 cost

to cover the workbook, but fund are available to offset

that cost for anyone interested.

Contact Michael's Place at (231)947-6453 or goodgrief@mymichaelsplace.net with questions.

Register online - CLICK HERE

Lambert Scholarship

Graduating High School Seniors!

Click Here for info!

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From the desk

of Fr. Don...

Click the picture for more information on 

Amoris Laetitia Family

Click the Priest/Deacon name below
for their Homily from
April 10/11, 2021
Fr. Don Geyman      
Fr. Mitch Roman 

Upcoming Events

Pope Francis has proclaimed a special "Year of St. Joseph" in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Blessed Pope Pius IX's declaration of St. Joseph as

Patron of the Universal Church.

The USCCB - United States Catholic Conference of Bishops - offers some great resources, materials and prayers/devotions to assist in the celebration of this special year.  Click the link below and check back often for updates and additions.



Come Home to Hope

Vaccine Concerns

The US Bishops have expressed ethical objections to the new Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine, stating that one should choose other vaccines

if possible.

See the full statement at: 


Click Here for Bishop Walter Hurley's Letter to the Faithful called

Come Home to Hope

- inviting Catholics back to Mass

Knights of Columbus Council #13958 


CLICK HERE for more Info

Golf-a-Thon Update - New Ultrasound machine...   CLICK HERE

Absolutely FREE subscription

to the best Catholic Content

- Video, audio, ebooks, &more

Click on pic to sign up for FORMED.

FORMED has updated their program offerings - take a look.

Adore Our Eucharistic Lord

St. Francis offers 24 hour Eucharist adoration in a dedicated chapel. If you are interest in becoming a regular adorer or substitute, please visit the chapel website by clicking on the button below or  email: stfrancischapeltc@gmail.com.

Building Project

The next phase of the Sacred Space - Social Place Project has started - actual construction.


The estimate time for completion is 18-24 months. If you have ever been involved in any type of a construction project, the best laid plans seem to not go as planned, so let's figure on 24 months.

It is our intent to keep you updated on the progress through the bulletin and the website.



Paypal or Debit/Credit Donation!

Click donate, then type Note - Building Fund


Make checks payable to 

St. Francis Building Fund and drop at the Parish Office or in the Sunday Collection.


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Rachel's Vineyard is a safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion.  Please click the image above for information about their retreats.

Click the Faith and Family logo above for more information and to sign up for this free weekly e-newsletter resource!


For more information on Natural Family Planning from the usccb, please click on the photo above.

Pray For Priests


For information on our Catholic School System, click on the logo.

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Now called


For information, click on the image.