St Francis church

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Booking to attend Sunday Mass

If you want to attend Sunday Mass, you must email by 6pm on Wednesday, stating how many places you would like. If space is available, you will receive the offer of a place by Thursday evening. You must reply to accept your places and confirm you are symptom free.

Anyone without email, can call 07901 166218 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Wednesday.

We need many volunteers to help us open safely. If you would be willing to help, please contact Clare Byrne.


The Franciscan will only be available electronically until further notice. It will be emailed to everyone who has an email address on the Parish Register.

Virtual Parish Gathering

The virtual parish gathering (Vurch) will continue through Zoom on Sundays at 11am.

  • Meeting ID: 700 601 109
  • Password:¬†StFrancis

For more information or to offer your help, please visit our Facebook Group or email

Our Parish

The Parish of St Francis of Assisi is a lively and active parish, serving the areas of Crosspool, Sandygate, Lodge Moor, Ranmoor, Nether Green and Fulwood.

It is part of Sheffield Deanery in the Diocese of Hallam and is twinned with the Parish of St William of York.

The Parish Priest is Father Kevin Thornton and the Parish Deacon is Stephen Parker. We have an active parish council and the current chair is Nick Neale.