St. Francis Catholic Singles, SFCS All monthly meetings (no meetings in July & August) begin at 7:15 pm (doors open at 7pm; arrive early for refreshments and chit-chat) and take place at the St. Francis Friary, 500 Todt Hill Road, Staten Island, NY10304. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.Cost:donation $10 appreciated.
NO RSVP is neccassary for our regular monthly meetings at the St. Francis Friary To sign-up for our free email list please register via this Website click on sidebar "how to join"
Mission:St. Francis Catholic Singles (SFCS) is a contemporary circle of men and women,
in their 30s, 40s and 50s who are single or single again and wish to lead more fulfilled,
empowered lives by deepening their Catholic spirituality and building community.
We were formed in March 2001 to acknowledge the challenge of living singly in today’s world by
offering topics and events that address the following five values:the spiritual, intellectual, practical, social and charitable.
new and returning members always welcome.
St. Francis Catholic Singles (SFCS) Fall Schedule - 2013 (see details below)
Please mark your calendars for all 8 events this Fall.You do NOT
need to RSVP for any of the meetings at the Friary. Just show up. You
DO need to RSVP for the other events as the dates approach. Please see
full details below the list.
3. "Desire, Purpose, Destiny: Embracing the Ache in Our Hearts" with
Colin Nykaza, Director of Young Adult Outreach for the NY Archdiocese, Thurs, Oct 24, 2013
4. Live Your Faith Group Charity Event, helping to serve a meal for
Project Hospitality, Sun, Nov. 3, 2013
5. Hike at Clay Pit Pond Park, Sun Nov. 10, 2013
6. "Single Travel" with speaker Teresa Scullari, travel agent with
Prestige Travel, Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013
7. Night before Thanksgiving Dinner and Karaoke Night, Wed., Nov. 27, 2013
8. Annual Singles Christmas Party
Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 7 to 11 pm
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 7:15 pm
“Desire, Purpose, Destiny:Embracing the Ache in Our Hearts”
Have you ever pondered what purpose there is to your being single or single again?
Join us as speaker, Colin Nykaza, discusses the Eternal Marriage that we are called to with God and how singlehood is an important and beautiful pathway that leads to the Eternal Marriage which helps us to deal with that “ache of the human heart.”
Colin, a former seminarian, is currently the Director of Young Adult Outreach for the Archdiocese of New York. He earned a BA in Theology and a Masters of Divinity degree and travels around the country giving Theology of the Body, sexual morality, and chastity talks to students, young adults and parents.
Sunday, November 3,2013 at 4:45 pm Live Your Faith
Are you looking for a hands-on way to live out your faith through service?Join SFCS as we help Project Hospitality serve a home-cooked meal to the homeless of our community.Volunteers are needed to set-up, serve, and clean-up after the meal from 5pm to 7pm in the meeting area of Assumption Church, 15 Webster Avenue 10301 (off Brighton and Castleton Avenue, a couple of blocks from Victory Blvd. and Our Lady of Good Counsel Church).Please prayerfully consider joining us to help.If you can volunteer, please RSVP by Monday, October 28 by emailing email@example.com.
Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 11:00 am Go Take a Hike…
at ClayPitPondPark with your SFCS friends, as member Joe Cantalupo,
guides us along a morning nature hike at Clay Pit Pond’s 260 plus-acre park.
Enjoy the fall foliage, ponds, streams, and woodlands.
Meet at 10:45 am sharp at 83 Nielsen Ave., SI, NY10309 near Arthur Kill Road and Sharrotts Road
(718) 967-1976.Wear sneakers and comfortable clothing.
The hike will take place weather permitting; no rain date.
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:15 pm Single Travel
One of the more challenging aspects of being single is vacationing.
How does a single person go about planning and enjoying their vacation?
Join us as Teresa Scullari, a travel agent with seven years experience at Prestige Travel,
discusses the positives of traveling solo, choosing the best destinations, tips for comfort and safety,
options for roommate matching,as well as cost concerns facing single travelers.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 at 8:00 pm Dinner and Karaoke Night
Join us this night before Thanksgiving at the West Shore Inn, 3955 Victory Blvd. for dinner
at 8 pm sharp followed by karaoke (back by popular demand!) at 10 pm.
No payment for dinner necessary ahead of time. http://www.westshoreinn.com
RSVP is a must for either or both by Friday, November 22 to firstname.lastname@example.org
subject box West Shore Inn.
Annual Singles Christmas Party
Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 7 to 11 pm
(Please bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child 3 – 14 years of age for our charity project.)
Join us as we celebrate Christ’s birth—St. Francis’ favorite holy day
at our13th annual Christmas party
at Bella Mama Rose restaurant, 266 Morningstar RoadSI10303.
Price is $30.00 per person if received or postmarked by Thurs., Nov. 14, 2013;
$40.00 afterwards and includes dinner, dessert, and coffee, Cash Bar.
Bring CHECKS made out to CASH (with SFCS Christmas Party in memo box) to
either our Oct. 24, 2013 or Nov 14, 2013 meeting at the Friary
Or mail with your name, phone number and email to:
St. Francis Friary; Attn Singles Christmas Party; 500 Todt Hill Road; SI, NY10304.
All monthly meetings begin at 7:15 pm (doors open at 7pm; arrive early for refreshments and chit-chat)
and take place at the St. Francis Friary, 500 Todt Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10304 (718) 981-3131.
Cost: $5.00 minimum, $10.00 appreciated. For more info., check our website: www.sgspsi.org, email email@example.com or call (718) 815-7255. To sign-up for our free email list please register via this Website
Meeting Cost: $5-$10 minimum, we would be most appreciative if you would find it in your heart to donate a little extra if possible t help defray the cost of our meeting (refreshments, speakers, printing, mailing, donation for use of Friary, etc.)
Mission: St Francis Catholic Singles (SFCS) formerly (SGSP) Serving God as a Single Person is a contemporary circle of men and women, specifically ages 30's, 40's, 50's who are single or single again and wish to lead more fulfilled, empowered lives by deepening their Catholic spirituality and meeting like-minded peers. SGSP was formed in March 2001 to acknowledge the challenge of living singly in today’s world by offering topics and events that address the following five values: the spiritual, intellectual, practical, social and charitable.
The SFCS schedule is organized by the SFCS Planning Committee and our members. Maria Giura, Ph.D., Founder or email INFO@SGSPSI.ORG