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Come join us for an uplifting teaching!

Thursday February 8, 2018

Presented by Fr. John Bacevicius, OFM on February 8 at 7 pm. Learn about the healing power of God's mercy and freedom through forgiveness.

The teaching will be held at the Franciscan Guest House, 26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, ME 04043. To reserve a seat, please call Marge Oliveri at 508-320-3498.

Space is limited!

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All are welcome to Franciscan Day!


August 25, 2018

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 are Sold and prizes were awarded for 2017.  Year 2017 was another successful season for the raffle and we thank all who purchased tickets and donated prizes. We will publish the new info for 2018 in spring of 2018.   

The Location for the annual 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 2017 with many other prizes. All proceeds benefit the upkeep of the Franciscan Monastery. Raffle tickets were purchased for $50 at the Franciscan Guest House weekdays, 9 am to 4 pm or after Sunday Mass starting in June or using the attached raffle mail in form.  RaffleOrderForm2017  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.