Welcome to Saint Francis Catholic Singles - Staten Island
St. Francis Catholic Singles (SFCS) is a contemporary circle of men and women in their 30s, 40s, or 50s who are single or single again and wish to lead more fulfilled, empowered lives by deepening their Catholic spirituality and building community with like-minded peers. We were formed in March 2001 to acknowledge the challenge of living singly in today’s world by offering events that address the following five values: the spiritual, intellectual, practical, social, and charitable. New and returning members always welcome.
Our group meets once a month, from September to June, and sometimes during the summer months.
Maria Giura, Ph.D., Founder, Nancy Gonzalez, Moderator
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Where do you hold your monthly meetings?
We are based at Saint Christopher's Parish, located at 130 Midland Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306 (Grant City), but not all meetings will happen at St. Christopher's. Please refer to the Schedule of Upcoming Events for further details.
What do you do during your monthly meetings?
It all depends on the event. If the event is a "Mass and Dinner" event, we meet for Saturday Mass at a Staten Island parish and restaurant near the church. If the event is a talk given by a special speaker, we meet at the parish Community Center on the third Wednesday of the month, in the evening. We also have bowling night, Christmas Dinner, Ice Cream Night, and others, usually on Friday or Saturday evenings. Please see the Schedule of Upcoming Events for specific information about each event.
How do I join?
There is no membership application or reservation needed, just come over! We ask for a $5 - $10 donation at events held at the parish center, which covers the cost of the refreshments and a small donation to the parish.
Do I have to be Catholic to attend?
No. SFCS is rooted in Catholic spirituality; Catholic prayers are said, and topics and events often revolve around Catholic themes, but no one is turned away based on faith.