About Parish

The first Mass at St. Frances was held in the parlour of the home of Miss Maggie Gorman who resided at 56th St. and 13th Ave. celebrating the first Mass was the Very Rev. Theodore Wucher, Provincial of the Mercy Fathers in America. In attendance that day were 125 people. Shortly thereafter, funds were raised and property for the church was purchased. The church was located at 13th Ave. and 57th Street; the cornerstone was laid on May 8, 1892 by the Vicar General, Monsignor Michael May. Over 500 people came from the local vicinity to witness the ceremony.


St. Frances de Chantal R.C. Church
1273 58th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219

tel. (718) 436-6407
e-mail. [email protected]

Parish Rectory

From Monday to Friday
from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

In the Afternoon (prior scheduled)
from 7:00 pm to 9:0 0pm

from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sunday Masses

Saturday: 5:00pm i 6:30pm (in Polish)
Sunday: 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am (in Polish), 6:30pm (in Polish)

Weekday Masses

From Monday to Friday: 8:30 am
Saturday: 9:00 am


On the first Friday of the month about the 6 pm adoration of the Holy Sacrament.

First Saturday of the month at 8:00 pm Praying Vigil.