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All are welcome to Franciscan Day!


August 24, 2019

Franciscan Day will be held at the Franciscan Guest House starting at 9 am.  Come join us to celebrate a day of Franciscan life with prayer, speakers, food, music and fraternal joy!


Labor Day Raffle Drawing & Picnic with Live Music

Sunday September 2, 2018

The raffle tickets for the 17th Annual Summer Raffle are now available! To purchase tickets by mail, please fill out this FORM. Or tickets may be purchased after Mass on Sundays outside the Chapel entrance to St. Anthony's Monastery or at the Franciscan Guest House Monday through Friday 9 am to 5 pm. Payment by cash or check made out to the Franciscan Monastery.

The Location for the annual raffle drawing and picnic is the Monastery lawn next to the Franciscan Guest House Hotel at 26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk ME 04064, 207-967-4865.

Everyone is invited to enjoy one of the last days of summer on the Franciscan Monastery grounds with a picnic and free live music (TBD). Bring your own bag lunch or buy a picnic lunch provided by the Franciscan Guest House.

Drawing of the winning raffle tickets will start at 1 pm on Sunday of Labor Day Weekend. Grand Prize was $5,000 in 2018 with many other prizes. All proceeds benefit the upkeep of the Franciscan Monastery. Raffle tickets may be purchased for $50 at the Franciscan Guest House weekdays, 9 am to 5 pm or after Sunday Mass starting in June or using the at raffle form. Tickets subject to availability.  Please call 207-967-4865 to check ticket availability before mailing in raffle ticket order forms.

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Christmas Prelude – Candlelight Caroling


Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:30 pm

Location is St. Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery outside in front of the grotto at 26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk ME 04064, 207-967-4865

Join the Franciscan Friars for an evening of Christmas songs by candlelight. Christmas Prelude starts Thursday November 29th and ends Sunday December 9th. Be sure to stay at the Franciscan Guest House during Prelude. Contact us for reservation prices and details. For more information about Christmas Prelude, click here.