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Welcome to

St. Francis of Assisi Parish


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We are a Roman Catholic community of believers in Jesus Christ in Ridgefield Park, N.J. and surrounding areas, located in the Archdiocese of Newark. Please feel free to visit the pages of our Parish website (and our Facebook page) to learn about who we are as a community of faith and the services our parish provides. If you are thinking about moving to the Ridgefield Park area, we cordially invite you to make St. Francis of Assisi your parish home!

Welcome to St. Francis!

Upcoming Events

The Season of Lent

The season of Lent is meant to prepare us for Easter.

Morning Mass: Monday - Friday at 7:30AM and Saturday at 8:00AM

Afternoon Mass: Monday - Friday at 12:10PM

Our weekend Mass schedule will remain the same.

Stations of the Cross: Friday evenings at 6:30PM in English and 7:30PM in Spanish. Readers are needed for the English Stations. If you are interested in signing up, please contact Deacon Vic at the Parish Center at 201-641-6464 x109.


Purple Lenten Cross Cutouts will be at the doors of the Church. Write the nature of your burden on the back of the cross, cut it out, and lay your burden down in the rock located under the cross. 

2023 Lenten Schedule
2023 Lenten Schedule
Easter FLower Memorial Envelopes

The flowers, plants and decorations which will beautify our church at Easter can be designated as memorials for a loved one.

A donation of $20.00 is requested per memorial name. Please use the envelope in your collection envelope pack or you can use a plain blank envelope marked, “Easter Flower Memorial.”

Please PRINT the name or names clearly on your envelope. They will be placed on the Altar.

Living Stations of the Cross on Good Friday
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In the Community

RP Fish and Chips
RP Library Tea Event

Click below to read the latest edition of "Rejoice in the Lord" by Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R. Archbishop of Newark. 

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The Annual Appeal will fund essential programs and ministries at the heart of our Catholic mission in our four counties – namely to proclaim the gospel, to pass on the faith to future generations, particularly through the celebration of the sacraments, and to care for the poor and those on the margins.

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