St. Francis of Assisi of Bridgeport
St. Mary of the Assumption of Minoa & St. Matthew of East Syracuse

Parish Staff:


Rev. Stephen P. Wirkes


Dc. Dean Brainard
Dc. Joseph Lupia Jr.

Business Manager:

Joseph Lupia Jr.

Administrative Assistants:  

Anne Kolozsvary & JoAnn Binion

Faith Formation Director:

Gary Krajacic



Cemetery Director:

Laura Cavanaugh -315-345-8007

Music Director SFA & SMA:  

Lynne Stocker - 315-633-2165

Music Director SM & SMA:

Mike McClelland -


Prayer Chain SFA:

Marge Stevens - 315-633-9432

Prayer Chain SMA:

Margie Bowhall - 315-656-2333

Prayer Chain SMT:

Noreen Czarnecki - 315-437-9245


Attention New Parishioners

If you would like to join one of our 3 Linked Parishes

     Click on the link below to join

St. Francis or St. Mary's

Census Form

For   St. Matthew's Parish 
Click on the Link Below

St. Matthew's Census Form

Completed  Forms can be
mailed  to the Parish Office

229 W. Yates St. -
E. Syracuse, NY  13057


Drop it in the Collection on Sunday


Parish Office Mailing Address:

For our 3 Linked Parishes

St. Francis of Assisi (SFA)  

St. Matthew's Church (SMT)

St. Mary of the Assumption (SMA)  

229 W. Yates Street  East Syracuse, NY


Main Parish Office Phone Number

Phone Number: 315-437-8318

Email:  and

 Physical Addresses:

St. Francis of Assisi (SFA),
7820 Route 298, Bridgeport, NY 13030

St. Mary's of the Assumption (SMA),

401 No. Main St. Minoa, NY 13116

Parish Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 4:00pm

Closed Friday's


If your out of town and need to find a

Catholic Mass Times

Catholic Church click on the link for

Looking for a Grave Site - CLICK HERE

St. Mary's Cemetery Minoa, NY CLICK HERE

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4th Sunday of Lent - 3/12/23

Mass Times

Saturday - 4:30 PM at St. Matthew's

Sunday - 8:00 AM at St. Matthew's
Sunday - 9:30 AM at St. Francis

Sunday - 11:00 AM at St. Mary's

Donations can also be mailed to:

229 W. Yates Street
East Syracuse, NY 13057


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God Loves when we gather together!

Every Sunday - St. Francis - After the 9:30 AM Mass
Coffee & Donunts

Every Wednesday - St. Mary's - After the 9:00 AM Mass

The Rosary  followed by Coffee & Refreshments

1st Saturday of the Month - St. Matthew's  after the 4:30 Mass

Wine & Cheese

Eucharistic Adoration 

St. Mary' Church

First Friday of each month

9:00 AM -3:00 PM

We hope that many of our tri-parish family will join us in adoring Our Lord.

adoration - 1st friday of each Month

Friday April 7, 2023

tri-parish women's group


(2nd Thursday of the month - Rosary starts at 6PM)

Due to covid and the weather, meetings are via Zoom

  • Gospel Readings for the coming Weekend are
  • read & discussed
  • Prayers for those in need are said
  • Conclude with Our Father, Hail Mary & Glory Be
  • For Questions or to Join the group call Sharon Bartholomew 656-910

Spend some time with our Lord

April 7, 2023

help us help the hungry!

Envelopes are now avaialble at all three parishes to help your local Food Pantry 

In this time of high inflation and rising food prices, our three food pantries need help! They must purchase food for items not donated. This is how you can help!

BRIDGEPORT ~ St. Francis make checks payable to: Bridgeport Food Pantry and put it Sunday's Collection basket.

MINOA ~ St. Mary's make checks payable to: Heaven's Pantry and mail it to 246 East Ave, Minoa, NY 13116
EAST SYRACUSE ~ St. Matthew's make checks payable to: St. Matthew's Food Pantry and put it Sunday's Collection basket.T SYR

Parish Office Mailing Address - For our 3 Linked Parishes - 

St. Francis of Assisi (SFA) / St. Mary of the Assumption (SMA) / St. Matthew's Church (SMT)

229 W. Yates Street East Syracuse, NY 13057 

Phone Number: 315-437-8318  
Fax Number: 315-463-6399


Thursday Night BINGO
at St. Francis

Has stopped for the Winter

It will begin again on
April 13, 2023

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2022 Contribution Letter!

We are excited to announce that the Men's Ignite is returning to the SRC Arena and Event Center

This Year's Theme: EMPOWERED 

We are going BIG this year - the Keynote Speaker 

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York

His Emminence will be joined by Michael McGinn and Gus Llyod. Bishop Lucia will start the day with Holy Mass
Celebrating the Feast of the Annunciation
We have a great day planned
Invite family, friends and neighbors

Mark you Calendar: Saturday, March 25, 2023

Early Registration is $55 before March 7th.
Starting March 8th the cost increases to $65
Walk in Registration on the Day of the Conference $70

Men's Ignite 2023
Register Early and Save
Click Here to Register

men don't miss out!!