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sue - Posted Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 3:59:00 PM
"Walking Through the Mass During Lent" by Father Dave Marcotte Thursday, February 15, 7:00 pm in church Have you ever wondered why Catholics do what they do at Mass? Why we use the words that we do? Or what the symbolism of something is at the Mass? Come to Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi on Thursday, February 15, at 7:00pm, where Fr. Dave Marcotte will be giving a presentation called "Walking Through the Mass during Lent." Please bring your questions as this promises to be a great opportunity to take a closer look at this most important Sacrament. Everyone is WELCOME
andrea - Posted Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 11:04:29 AM
sue - Posted Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:49:00 AM
Saint Francis & Clare of Assisi's 8th graders will perform Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Friday, February 16th at 6:30 pm in Roncalli High School's Auditorium. It is a tradition of the eighth graders to pick, practice and perform a musical to cap-off their experience at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School. Tickets are available in the school office and online at Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and children 5 years old and under are FREE. Don't miss this wonderful musical!
sue - Posted Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:42:27 AM
WELCOME CRHP 2.0 Women's Retreat - Friday & Saturday, February 9 & 10, at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church Do you sense that something is missing in your life? Do you feel that if you weren't so busy, you would be happier, healthier, more effective, more fulfilled, and maybe even a better person? Let WELCOME and your fellow parishioners help you discover what's missing and what to do about it. Come to the next WELCOME Experience (formally Christ Renews His Parish) and be one of the first to participate in the program refreshed by Dynamic Catholic's Matthew Kelly! This WELCOME retreat is open to ALL Catholic women, takes place right here at SSFC, and is led by your fellow parishioners. The retreats begin on Friday at 6:30 pm and end on Saturday at 8:00 pm. No sleepover required! You can sign up for the Women's Retreat at or contact: Kim Evans, Lindsey Ladyman,
sue - Posted Friday, Jan 26, 2018 9:44:56 AM
The Feast of St. Blaise, the patron saint of throat illnesses, animals, wool combers, and wool trading, is Saturday, February 3. In honor of his feast day, throats will be blessed during the 8:00 am Saturday morning Mass and at all weekend Masses. St Blaise, according to legend, cured a boy of choking on a fish bone and, since then, he has been invoked as an intercessor for good health. Father Steve Giannini and Father Dave Marcotte will be blessing of throats before or after Weekend Masses on February 3 & 4.
andrea - Posted Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 4:17:00 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School Ministry Hosting Open House for Prospective Families Greenwood, IN: Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School School Ministry is announcing two upcoming open houses for prospective families on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 5:30-7:30 P.M. and Thursday, Jan. 25 9:00-11:00 A.M. Prospective families are invited to tour the classrooms, meet the teachers, and learn about all facets of the school ministry. Saints Francis & Clare School Ministry offers: Faith-filled education fueled by a strong Catholic identity. 21st Century Catholic education for infants through 8th. Differentiated instruction that allows teachers to target each student's strengths and needs. Monthly service projects that reflect our commitment to know, love, and serve God. Project-based learning. 1:1 iPads in grades 4th through 8th. State-of-the-art technology integrated in all classrooms. Highly qualified teachers who utilize the most current, research-based best practices. For more information on these events or to inquire about registration for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, please contact Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School Ministry at (317) 215-2826 or email
sue - Posted Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 3:07:00 PM
School enrollment for current families is coming to a close. It is imperative that our current families understand that the window for new families will open on January 15th. Due to current enrollment, availability may be limited in the following grade levels for the 2018-2019 school year: 4th grade and 6th grade Therefore, as a current family it is important to enroll your child prior to the new family enrollment period which begins Monday, January 15, 2018. The enrollment fee is due at the time of registration in order to secure placement. The fee for each child is $115.00 per student. Click on the headline for this article to go to the enrollment link.
sue - Posted Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 2:50:00 PM
The annual Chili Cook-Off will be Saturday, January 27th, starting immediately after the 5:30 pm mass. Join us for a family fun-filled event to taste a variety of chili, spend time with our SSFC community, and participate in a live auction supporting our Godparent Fund. The Godparent Fund provides tuition assistance to our school families who need a little help in order to attend our wonderful school. There will LOTS of different kinds of chili's and if you REALLY want to join in the FUN, enter one of your own chili's and try to win one of trophies! You can sign up NOW at! We will also have LIVE and SILENT AUCTIONS. Tickets are on sale NOW in the school office for only $5 each. Bring the whole family!
sue - Posted Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 4:50:00 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi's Parish Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, January 15th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Due to a snow day on Friday, January 12, the SCHOOL will be OPEN on MLK Day. The ECM (Early Childhood Ministry) will remain OPEN on that day for their regular hours.
andrea - Posted Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 10:51:20 AM
andrea - Posted Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017 8:21:00 AM
andrea - Posted Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 8:22:00 AM
andrea - Posted Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 7:52:00 AM
sue - Posted Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 11:32:00 AM
Tuesday, November 1 is All Saints Day and is a HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION. We will have masses at 6:30 am, 8:15 am, noon and 6:30 pm. Wednesday, November 2 is All Souls Day. There will be a Columbarium Blessing at 5:30 pm. We will be remembering the recent passing of our loved ones at a special Remembrance Mass at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome!
andrea - Posted Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 11:31:38 AM
3RD ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT AT SAINTS FRANCIS & CLARE Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School is hosting the 3rd Annual Trivia Night as a fundraiser for the school ministry. This event will be held at at Saints Francis & Clare Catholic School, located at 5901 Olive Branch Roa, Greenwood, IN starting at 6:30 p.m on November 4th. This fun event welcomes everyone over the age of 21 for dinner, drinks, and trivia. Pico D'Gallo and Sun King beer are just a few added touches for this year's fundraiser! Tickets are $50, which includes dinner, drinks and trivia. Each table will be set up for teams of eight participants. Groups of less than eight participants can join together to form a team at the event. In addition to dinner, drinks, and trivia, there will be an optional table decorating contest with prizes, 50/50 drawings, and pull-tabs. Interested participants are encouraged to reserve their table before the event sells out. Table reservations can be made in Saints Francis & Clare's office Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM. Can't make it to the event? If you would like to support the school but cannot attend Trivia Night, please consider being a round sponsor ($100). More information can be found on their website at
sue - Posted Friday, Sep 15, 2017 3:20:00 AM
Everyone is invited to Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church for our 11th annual Fall Festival on Friday, September 22 & Saturday, September 23rd! We have carnival rides, great food, games of chance and great company! Don't forget all the rest of the FUN: Live Music, Elephant Ears, Beer Garden, Monte Carlo, roasted Corn on the Cob, Quilt Raffle, Art in the Park & Art after Dark, Children's Tent, and much more! Friday hours are 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm and Saturday hours are 12:00 noon to 11:00 pm. Don't miss out! See you there!
sue - Posted Friday, Sep 8, 2017 3:00:00 AM
Saints Francis & Clare's 11th annual FALL FESTIVAL is less than 2 WEEKS AWAY! Our annual FESTIVAL will be held on Friday, September 22, 5:00pm-11:00pm and Saturday, September 23, noon-11:00pm. Purchase tickets for our $15,000 Mega Raffle in our parish office. Come join the fun at our Spin 'n Win, Dime Toss or Cake Wheel booths. We have a the delicious festival food in our food tent, as well as, sit-down dinners of Fish Fry on Friday Night and Mexican Fiesta Dinner on Saturday Night. Amusement Rides...Silent Auction...Monte Carlo Tent...Beer & Wine Tent...and MUCH MORE...
andrea - Posted Monday, Aug 21, 2017 4:37:50 PM
The Wolf Adventures Program is looking for a few great people to supervise and lead activities for our afterschool program! If you are interested, please contact Sonny Moore at
andrea - Posted Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 11:35:00 AM
7th Grade Student from Saints Francis & Clare attends Junior National Young Leaders Conference and Walks in the Footsteps of U.S. Leaders Washington, D.C. - Olivia Jackson, a seventh grader at Saints Francis & Clare Catholic School, was selected to attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. last month. Outstanding middle school students from across the United States took part in an extraordinary leadership development experience at the 2017 Junior National Young Leaders Conference (JrNYLC), an Envision program that provides a historical view of leadership and encourages young scholars to develop their own leadership skills and strategies for success in the 21st century. "The Junior National Young Leaders Conference enables students to recognize their own leadership abilities in the context of great men and women from the past and present," said Andrew Potter, M.A.; M.A. NEJS, the Chief Academic Officer for Envision. "They return home with new confidence in their ability to make a positive impact in their school and communities. Washington, D.C. serves as the perfect backdrop for this inspiring program to generate a new generation of U.S. leaders."
sue - Posted Monday, Aug 14, 2017 2:56:00 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi's PTG (Parent Teacher Group) is presenting Disney's animated movie "SING"at 6:30 pm on Saturday, August 26th! It is a FREE movie and open to the whole community! Please bring your blankets and chairs for this special MOVIE NIGHT. The movie will be shown on Gubbio Hall (the gymnasium). Come early to get the BEST seat!
sue - Posted Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 2:00:00 AM
The Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Knights of Columbus will be serving up another of their WONDERFUL Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, August 13th, from 7:30 am to 11:00 am, in St. Clare Hall (school cafeteria). Don't miss out on their delicious Pancakes, along with sausage, bacon, coffee, juice and more! The breakfast is FREE, but if the Spirit moves you, a good-will offering will not be turned down. See you there!
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 28, 2017 3:00:00 PM
Come Celebrate and Honor Saint Clare of Assisi, one of the patron saints of Saints Francis & Clare Catholic Church, on Friday, August 11th! We will be honoring St. Clare's Feast Day at the All-School Mass at 8:15 am. St. Clare, along with being OUR patron saint, is the patron saint of seamstresses and eye health. To read more on our patron saints, go to>_Our_Patron_Saints.
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 28, 2017 10:35:21 AM
Welcome back everyone! School begins back at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School on Wednesday, August 2, 2017. There is an EARLY DISMISSAL at 1:00 pm on this day and the following day, Thursday, August 3. Also on morning of August 2, there is a Coffee and Prayer Event in St. Clare Hall at 7:45 am. Normal hours of school are: Drop off begins at 6:50 am. School begins at 7:50 am and lets out at 3:15 pm. Aftercare is available until 6:00 pm
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 21, 2017 1:41:21 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School will be holding a "BACK-TO-SCHOOL" Open House on Sunday, July 30th, from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm. Classrooms will be open and all SSFC staff will be available to answer questions. Spirit wear will be for sale too! This is a great time to make sure your child knows where their classroom is and to ask any last minute questions.
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 14, 2017 2:34:00 PM
Voting ends on this Wednesday , July 19th. Have you cast your vote yet? The chapel is going to be repainted and YOU can help choose the two colors! Choose between 3 white colors and 3 grey colors. The paint samples have been painted on a wall in our Blessed Sacrament chapel so you can compare. The white color chosen will be used on the majority of the chapel and the grey color will be used on the wall that holds the lit white candles. Ballots are in the chapel. Choose one of the white colors and one of the gray colors, sign the ballot and put it in the ballot box. It's YOUR chance to have a voice in how the chapel is decorated.
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 14, 2017 2:23:00 PM
In March 2018, our parish will officially be 25 years old. Come be a part of Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi history by getting your family's photo in our 25th Anniversary Pictorial Directory! Each family, couple, or individual who has their picture taken will receive: a FREE 8x10 portrait, a FREE 25th Anniversary church directory, 20% discount off the purchase of any portraits or portrait packages, and...bring a nonperishable food item for the "Feed the Need" campaign and get an additional $5 off your order! To sign-up, go online at to schedule your photo session. If you are having trouble, just call the parish office at (317) 859-4673 x 125 and we will help get you scheduled. To read more, click on the above heading...
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 14, 2017 1:35:24 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi's RE/YM Registration for 2017/2018 is open! You can access the on-line registration via the following link: . Three weeks remain in our open registration period! If your child will turn two prior to Aug. 1 this year, up through the senior year of high school, we have a faith formation program for them! All families with children in this age range should have received an e-mail with this link as well as general registration information. Registrations are requested by July 30 so that we can secure an adequate number of catechists and resources.
sue - Posted Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 3:35:06 PM
Come join Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi (SSFC) and Our Lady of the Greenwood (OLG) Catholic Churches as we form a group to march in the 2017 Greenwood Freedom Parade on Saturday, June 24th! The theme of the parade is "GREAT AMERICAN PAST-TIMES". The parade is an easy way to have FUN and represent SSFC! We will meet in the OLG parking lot between 11:00 am - 11:30 am. The parade begins at noon. Remember that the roads close around the parade route at 11:30 am, so come a little early! For more information or to sign up, go to See you there!
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