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 arrangements.

Weekday Mass

Fr Kevin will say Mass in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at 10am on weekdays (not Saturdays). Booking is not required.


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.

New Parishioners

If you would like to be added to the Parish Register, please email or phone 07580 812736. We can then keep in touch with you and send you the Franciscan by email so you know what’s going on. The register is not online, is password protected and will only be used for Parish business.

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.