Transitus and the Feast of St. Francis

The Feast of St. Francis is October 4. Transitus, usually celebrated on October 3, is the commemoration of the death and New Life of St. Francis. Here are just a few of the events scheduled to take place this week in honor of our founder:St. Francis of Assisi

October 1:
At Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY
Friars will celebrate Transitus at 9 p.m. at Our Lady of the Woods Chapel

October 3:
Transitus Celebrations
The Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, OH at 7 p.m.
Mount St. Francis Chapel, Mt. St. Francis, IN at 7 p.m.
Holy Cross Retreat Center, Mesilla Park, NM at 7 p.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, Tortugas, NM at 5:30 p.m.
St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Clarksville, IN at 5 p.m.

francis with animalsPet Blessings
St. Joseph University Parish, Terre Haute, IN at 10 a.m.
St. Bonaventure Church, Bloomington, MN at 10 a.m.

Feast of St. Francis Pitch-in Dinner
St. Anthony Parish, Clarksville, IN 6 to 8 p.m.

October 4:

Celebrating 150 Years at St. Benedict: A dinner and 3D video "virtual tour" of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi at the Indiana Theatre, Terre Haute, In

Pet Blessings
St. Mary Catholic Church, Lanesville, IN at 9 a.m.
St. Mary in Navilleton, IN 12:30 p.m.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Louisville, KY at 2 p.m.
Incarnation Church, Louisville, KY at 1:30 p.m.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine and Parish, Tortugas, NM at 1 p.m.