Welcome Visitors

I am Fr. John Bacevicius, OFM and I would like to welcome you to our Friary, Chapel, Shrines, Guest House, Gift Shop and beautiful parks.

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The 17th annual raffle drawing and picnic!

Drawing to be held on Sunday September 2, 2018 at the raffle picnic. 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. For more information, visit the Events page.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.

All proceeds to benefit St. Anthony's Monastery. To purchase tickets by mail, please fill out this FORM. Or tickets may be purchased after Mass on Sundays 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.

Chapel roof repairs fund

The monastery welcomes thousands of visitors to the grounds and the chapel every year. Recently there has been leakages at times during Mass. We ask for your assistance to help us repair the chapel roof so that we may continue to provide services to the community and visitors. Thank you for your support.


I hope and pray that your visit will be an occasion for God's blessings for you and all your family, both now and later.

May the Lord give you peace, as you get acquainted with our website.