St Francis church

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Sunday Mass

Booking is no longer required to attend Mass on Sunday. Please see this guidance from the Parish Council for details of the new arrangements.

Weekday Mass

Fr Kevin will say Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at 10am on weekdays (not Saturdays). Booking is not required. Please use the hand sanitiser on entry and exit, scan the QR code with the NHS-Covid app (if you have it) and wear a face mask throughout. After Mass, please use the tissues provided to wipe where you been.


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.