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 - 315-725-8510

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

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St. Mary's Cemetery Minoa, NY CLICK HERE

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16th Sunday of Ordinary Time 07/21/24

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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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 August 2, 2024

Spend some time with our Lord

August 2, 2024

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.

~ St. Mary's make checks payable to: Heaven's Pantry and mail it to 246 East Ave, Minoa, NY 13116

~ 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

Bulletins - click on the date

Sacrament of Penance (Confession)

Saturday's @ St. Matthew's

3:30-4:15 PM

Sunday's @ St. Mary's 

After 11:00AM Mass


St. Francis - 9:00 AM 


St. Mary's - 9:00 AM


St. Matthew's - 9:00 AM

Funerals Take Precedence over Daily Mass - When a funeral is scheduled, Daily Mass at any of our Churches will be Cancelled on that day, 

In the event of a Funeral Mass Intentions will be moved to another Day

Sorry for any inconvenience  Fr. Wirkes

If you would like to request specific dates for Mass intentions (i.e. anniversary, birthday), please call or send your request at least 4-6 weeks in advance.  If preferred Mass dates and times are unavailable, the next available Mass time will be scheduled 

Please go to the Events page for what is taking place in our 3 Tri- Parishes 

On Saturday, August 3rd & Sunday, August 4th, Fr. John Schopfer, Pastoral Director of the Brady Faith Center & Kevin Frank, Executive Director will give the Homily and share the mission and ministries of the Center on the Southside of the Syracuse.  The Mission Collection, (there will be a 2nd collection) will benefit the Brady Faith Center.  Thank you for supporting our mission effort right here in Syracuse.