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Welcome to The Friends of ST. FRANCES XAVIER CABRINI, Inc.
PO Box 129 • Scituate, Massachusetts • 02066 • 781.544.4544
St. Frances X. Cabrini
 

Above: Parishioners' decorations for the Festival of Trees. The sale of this 7-ft tree yielded several hundred dollars for the Cranberry Hospice.

 

 

 

 

Events

Activities & Ministries

Please join us in the following activities and events. Questions? Please email us at

2015 EVENTS

date event

11/7/2015

Evening Under the Stars

Celebrate community, faith and spirit

6pm - 10pm · Hatherly Country Club
663 Hatherly Road · Scituate

2014 EVENTS

date event

4/17/2014

Holy Thursday

Celebration of the Eucharist Communion Prayer Service

4/18/2014

Good Friday

Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the Cross followed by a Soup, Salad and Bread Supper

4/19/2014

Holy Saturday

The church is open for meditation and prayer


4/20/2014

Easter Sunday

Easter Communion Prayer Service
Easter Egg Hunt following the Service

5/11/2014

Spring Fair Bake & Plant Sale

6/17/2014

A Day of Prayer
as the Apostolic Signatura hears our final appeal

2013 EVENTS

date event

3/28/2013

Holy Thursday

Celebration of the Eucharist Communion Prayer Service

3/29/2013

Good Friday

Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the Cross followed by a Soup, Salad and Bread Supper

3/30/2013

Holy Saturday

The church is open for meditation and prayer


3/31/2013

Easter Sunday

Easter Communion Prayer Service
Easter Egg Hunt following the Service

5/11/2013

Spring Fair Bake & Plant Sale

10/27/2013

9th Anniversary
Communion Prayer Service

11/2/2013

Mother Cabrini Spaghetti Supper

11/9/2013

Evening Under the Stars
Fundraiser Gala at the Hatherly Country Club

12/1/2013

Christmas Fair

12/24/2013

Christmas Eve
Communion Prayer Service

12/25/2013

Christmas Day
Communion Prayer Service

2012 EVENTS

2012 saw incredible fall and winter storms! We continued 24/7 vigiling even without heat and electricity! Boston Globe

date event

4/5/2012

Holy Thursday

Celebration of the Eucharist Communion Prayer Service

4/6/2012

Good Friday

Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the Cross followed by a Soup, Salad and Bread Supper

4/7/2012

Holy Saturday

The church is open for meditation and prayer


4/8/2012

Easter Sunday

Easter Communion Prayer Service
Easter Egg Hunt following the Service

5/12/2012

Spring Fair Bake & Plant Sale

8/24/2012

Evening Under the Stars
Fundraiser Gala at Scituate Country Club

10/26/2012

8th Anniversary
Communion Prayer Service

11/3/2012

Mother Cabrini Spaghetti Supper

12/1/2012

Christmas Fair

12/24/2012

Christmas Eve
Communion Prayer Service

12/25/2012

Christmas Day
Communion Prayer Service

2011 EVENTS

date event

 

Holy Week

Printable schedule


4/17/2011

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Communion Prayer Service
Easter craft session following the Service

Time 10am

4/21/2011

Holy Thursday

Celebration of the Eucharist Communion Prayer Service

Time 7pm


4/22/2011

Good Friday

Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the Cross followed by a Soup, Salad and Bread Supper

Time 6pm


4/23/2011

Holy Saturday

The church is open for meditation and prayer


4/24/2011

Easter Sunday

Easter Communion Prayer Service
Easter Egg Hunt following the Service

Time 10am

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Knitting Circle
This group will provide training on how to make prayer shawls and other knitted wares. Some of the items that are made will be donated to homebound individuals or people battling illness to provide warmth and comfort. More details to follow.

8/19/2011

Evening Under the Stars
Fundraiser Gala at Scituate Country Club

10/23/2011

7th Anniversary
Communion Prayer Service

11/5/2011

Mother Cabrini Spaghetti Supper

12/3/2011

Christmas Fair

12/24/2011

Christmas Eve
Communion Prayer Service

12/25/2011

Christmas Day
Communion Prayer Service

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2010 EVENTS

date event

12/25/2010

Christmas day Services

Time 10am


12/24/2010

Christmas EVE Services

Time 6pm


12/4/2010

The Friends of St. Frances
annual christmas fair

  • Baked goods
  • Gift baskets
  • Hancrafted jewelry
  • Knitted items
  • Poinsettias
  • Christmas wreaths
  • Many other great items!

Time 9am to 1pm


10/24/2010

 

6th Anniversary Communion Prayer Service

We extend our hand in friendship and thank you for your support!

October 26, 2010 marks 6 Years in vigil for the Catholic Faith Community of St. Frances X. Cabrini.

8/20/2010

Under the summer stars

A fundraising event for The Friends of St. Frances X. Cabrini, Inc.

Place Scituate Country Club

This gala event included wonderful door prizes, fantastic theme baskets and fabulous silent auction items plus the entertaining Mystery gift table. Thank you for your support! The Friends of St. Frances X. Cabrini is a non-profit entity, 501 (3) C.

5/8/2010

St. Frances Spring Fair:
Yard & Plant Sale

Time: 9am - 1pm

Lots of great stuff for little or nothing! Including artwork – pictures and paintings, books, puzzles, jewelry, baked goods, plants, Gardner’s chance basket and other great items!

4/25/2010

Communion Prayer Service
followed by SPRING BRUNCH

Come Bloom at St. Frances and Celebrate Spring! Communion Prayer Service 10am with Spring Brunch immediately following the Service.

Faith * Fun * Food * Fellowship

Blessings - faith, family and friends - are from God and hold us up when we feel that we cannot walk alone. It is with this sentiment that we invite you to join us on Sunday, April 25, for a day of faith, family and friends at St. Frances X. Cabrini. Don’t walk alone.

Quilt Display The Friends of St. Frances Story in Fabric Enjoy the visual display of breathtaking quilts documenting the journey of The Friends of St. Frances designed and created by contemporary quilt artist, Bobbie Sullivan.

4/4/2010

HOLY WEEK: easter sunday

Time: 10am

Easter Communion Prayer Service followed by an Easter Egg Hunt for the children.

4/3/2010

HOLY WEEK: holy saturday

The church is open for meditation and prayer.

4/2/2010

HOLY WEEK: good friday

Time: 6PM

Stations of the Cross and Veneration of the Cross followed by a Soup and Bread Supper.

4/1/2010

HOLY WEEK: HOLY THURSDAY

Time: 7PM

"Celebration of the Eucharist" Communion Prayer Service.

3/28/2010

HOLY WEEK: Palm Sunday

Time: 10am

Palm Sunday Communion Prayer Service where blessed palms will be distributed. Immediately following the Service there will be an Easter Craft Session for all those young at heart.

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2009 EVENTS

12/25/2009

Christmas Day Communion Prayer Service

Time: 10am

Come celebrate and rejoice.

12/24/2009

Christmas Eve Communion Prayer Service

Time: 6pm

Come celebrate and rejoice.

12/5/09

Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale

Time: 9-1pm

On Saturday, December 5th from 9:00A.M. to 1:00P.M. the Friends of St. Frances will be holding their annual Christmas Craft Fair and Bake Sale. The fair will feature baked goods, handcrafted jewelry, knitted items, Christmas plants and wreaths, gift baskets and much more!

11/22/09

Bob Bowers, Guest Speaker

Sunday Service

Bob Bowers, Director of Outreach and Reconciliation at the Paulist Center, will be joining us immediately following the November 22 Sunday Service for uplifting conversation and reflection.

11/15/09

Art Show & Sale

Time: 12-4pm

A generous benefactor has donated 100 pictures representing a myriad of themes and locations. There will be an art show and sale in the vestibule of the church on November 15th from 12:00PM to 4:00PM where all these exquisite pieces of art will be on display.

10/25/09

A Celebration of Five Years in Vigil

Sunday Service

October 26th will mark another milestone for the faith community of St. Frances - 5 Years in Vigil! To celebrate this remarkable journey of faith the October 25th Sunday Service will be dedicated to the Faith Community of St. Frances and all departed souls from our parish.

8/15/09

The Annual St. Frances Fundraiser
4th Annual Fundraiser

This gala event included wonderful door prizes, fantastic chance baskets and fabulous silent auction items.

Thank you for your support of the fundraiser!

4/12/09
10am

Easter Sunday Service
Come celebrate and rejoice! Sunday, April 12th at 10am, with Easter Egg Hunt for the children following the service. brochure

May the Risen Christ grant you peace and joy at Easter and always.

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2008 EVENTS

12/25/2008
10am

Christmas Day Communion Prayer Service
Come celebrate and rejoice. brochure

12/24/2008
6pm

Christmas Eve Communion Prayer Service
Come celebrate and rejoice. brochure

12/13/2008
4pm

Mary's Journey
Mary’s Journey, a poignant reflection focused on Mary’s life encapsulating a full range of emotions up to the birth of Jesus. During this event readers speak in first person reflecting Mary’s journey accompanied by heartwarming music and singing. The timing of this inspirational experience is perfect with Christmas approaching. All ages will enjoy these readings and music. Refreshments and fellowship to follow. The event is hosted by a local Catholic layperson who is donating this program of reflection to St. Frances. brochure

10/26/2008

4 YEARS IN VIGIL: October 26th Sunday Service
October 26th will mark another milestone for the faith community of St. Frances – 4 Years in Vigil!

To celebrate this remarkable journey of faith our Sunday Service on that day will be dedicated to the Faith Community of St. Frances and all souls from our parish. The Service will include:

  • a special choir;
  • the unveiling of the "Spirit of Hope" quilt;
  • a parish social immediately following the Service.

The Friends of St. Frances would like to thank everyone who has made the past 4 years possible. Your heartfelt support, ongoing prayers and countless commitment of time and donations on behalf of our beloved church is truly appreciated! Thank you and God bless!

08/22/2008

UNDER THE SUMMER STARS Annual fundraiser

Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success, and for the continued support that helps make our spiritual journey a reality!!  Friday, Aug 22.

06/2008

BOOK CLUB:   The St. Frances Book Club

June 2008 Book Club Selection: The Gathering by Anne Enright.

The Gathering is the fourth novel by Irish author Anne Enright. It won the 2007 Man Booker Prize, eventually chosen unanimously by the jury after having largely been considered an outsider to win the prize.

Enright describes the book as "...the intellectual equivalent of a Hollywood weepie."

05/24/2008

Spring Fair

03/16/2008 to
03/23/2008

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

  • Palm Sunday, March 16th at 10:00A.M. Palm Sunday Communion Prayer Service followed by a craft session for children both young and old.
  • Holy Thursday, March 20th at 7:00P.M. Celebration of the Eucharist” Communion Prayer Service.
  • Good Friday, March 21st at 6:00P.M. Stations of the Cross followed by a Soup and Bread Supper.
  • Holy Saturday, March 22nd. The church is open for meditation and prayer.
  • Easter Sunday, March 23rd at 10:00A.M. Easter Communion Prayer Service followed by an Easter Egg hunt for the children.

Winter 2007/2008

BOOK CLUB

Winter Book Club Selection: Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilberts

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2007 EVENTS

12/24/2007

CHRISTMAS EVE COMMUNION SERVICE

Monday, 12/24/07, 6:30 P.M.

12/25/2007

CHRISTMAS DAY COMMUNION SERVICE

Tuesday, 12/25/07, 10:00 A.M.

12/18/2007

BAKE SALE

Saturday, December 18, 2007. This event also featured The Friends of St. Frances Boutique, with new Christmas items and decorations; handcrafted jewelry, pocketbooks and scarves.

12/26/2007

THREE YEARS IN VIGIL

Friday, October 26, 2007 marked 3 years (or 1,095 days, 26,280 hours, or 1,576,800 minutes) in vigil for the Catholic Faith Community of St. Frances X. Cabrini. To celebrate this milestone, St. Frances held a Communion Prayer Service and Parish social with refreshments. "The journey quilt" was also debuted, commemorating 3 years in vigil.

As we continue our peaceful and prayerful vigil The Friends of St. Frances would like to thank everyone who has made the past 3 years possible. Your heartfelt support, ongoing prayers and countless commitment of time and donations on behalf of our beloved church is truly appreciated! Thank you and God bless!

10/11/2007

PRAYER GROUP MEETING

Thursday, October 11th at 7:00P.M.

08/19/2007

ONE THOUSAND STARRY NIGHTS

Commemorating this summer's 1,000 days and nights in vigil

07/22/2007

THIRD ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC

July 22nd, marking 1,000 days and nights in vigil and the Friends of St. Frances X. Cabrini, Inc.

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vigilers


Our vigil ended
May 30, 2016
after
11 years
7 months
5 days

‘‘Personally, I would not trade in one of 1,440,000
minutes.’’

- Maryellen Rogers, quoted in
The Patriot Ledger, 7/21/07