St. Francis Academy
1601 Central Avenue
Union City, NJ 07087

Tel. No. (201)863-4112
Fax No. (201)601-5905


REMINDER: Aftercare will end at 4PM today in preparation for
the Christmas Concert tonight at Union City High School at 7PM.
Please arrive by 630PM.

St. Francis Week 2014

stfrancisweek2014-500pxSeptember 29, 2014 marks the start of St. Francis Week here at SFA. We will pray the novena in honor of our patron saint; there will be educational activities for the children; the animals will be blessed in our lower playground  following the first Friday mass on October 3rd; and a religious book fair at the end of the week.

Read the rest of this post to view the entire schedule.

Monday, September 29th – Novena in Honor of St. Francis will begin. Grades 1 through 8 will pray the novena daily this week.
Grades 3 to 8 will attend Mass at Sts. Joseph & Michael Church – 8:30 AM –Feast of the Archangels.

Tuesday, September 30th – Wiggly Worms – PK3 to K – Library
(PK3 – 9:00 to 10:00/ PK4 – 10:00 to 11:00/ Kindergarten 11:00 to 12:00) –
Grade 1 – Chicks Hatching Project

Wednesday, October 1st – Quiver Farms will be bringing a baby animal farmyard to the SFA grounds. From 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM our students will feed, pet and observe the animals. Big sisters and brothers will accompany Pr – K3 through Grade 1.

Thursday, October 2nd – Grades 3 to 8 Confessions at 9:00 AM.
Wiggly Worms – Grades 1 to 3 – Library – (Gr.1 – 9:00 to 10:00/
Gr. 2 – 10:00 to 11:00/Gr. 3 – 11:00 to 12:00) – In celebration of St. Francis Week, children will have ice cream at lunch time.

Friday, October 3rd – First Friday Mass at 9:30 AM in our school chapel in honor of our beloved Franciscan Sisters. Blessing of the Animals at 11:00 AM in our lower playground. Parents may bring friendly pets to be blessed – 12:00 Noon Dismissal.

Wednesday, October 8th – Talons! A Bird of Prey Experience – Playground – Grades 2 & 3 – 12:00 to 1:00 PM/ Grades K & 1 – 1:00 to 2:00 PM

Thursday, October 9th – The Sisters of St. Paul will conduct a religious Book Fair in our auditorium from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM.

* During St. Francis Festival bulbs will be planted on a weather appropriate day. Honeywell will be sent for children to wear the gym uniform.

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