ANCC Urges President to Reconsider Executive Orders
(01/29/2017) On January 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Mr. Trump signed an executive order mandating a 90-day ban on entry into the U.S. of citizens from 7 majority-Muslim nations. Please visit this link for more.
ANCC Statement on Louisiana Flood
(08/19/2016) The people and clergy of the American National Catholic Church (ANCC) join all persons of good will in expressing deep and heartfelt grief at the loss of life and property, and the disruption of lives, caused by the recent catastrophic flooding in parts of Louisiana. Please visit this link for more.
St. Francis at the ANCC Convocation
(08/17/2016) Members of St. Francis of Assisi American National Catholic Church joined parish representatives from across the country at the Church's national Convocation, held in Maryland last week. Please visit this link for more.
St. Francis participates at the Greater Bloomfield Interfaith Prayer Service
(07/28/2016) Our associate pastor, Rev. Fr. Geety Reyes, FCM, participated at interfaith prayer service for prayer, reflection and hope in response to the shootings across our nation. The prayer service was hosted at the Park United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, NJ last July 21. Please visit this link for more.
Learning to be Instruments of Peace
(07/21/2016) Our pastor, Bishop George Lucey, wrote an article on Learning to be Instruments of Peace, which was published in NorthJersey.com on July 21, 2016. Please visit this link to read the full article.
Rome does not speak for all Catholics
(10/26/2015) Our pastor, Bishop George responds to the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Newark's recent promulgation of new norms for Roman Catholic parishes in the Archdiocese of Newark to refuse the sacrament of the Eucharist to Catholics they deem unworthy. You can read the article here.
Glen Ridge opinion: Life Lessons from St. Francis
(10/13/2015) Bishop George Lucey, FCM, the pastor of St. Francis of Assisi ANCC has been invited as a guest columnist for the Glen Ridge Voice. The artile is entitled "Glen Ridge opinion: Life Lessons from St. Francis". You can read the article here.
St Francis Embarks Upon Capital Campaign
The parish council of St. Francis of Assisi, the cathedral parish of the American National Catholic Church, has begun a forward-looking capital campaign, to acquire a facility in the communities it serves. The ambitious goal of the capital campaign is $125,000, whereby all funds raised will be earmarked into a restricted fund, whose proceeds can only be used for building and growth projects of the parish. more...