CCE Registrations will resume Monday August 11 during normal office hours and will continue the rest of the month of August.

St. Francis on the Brazos

Franciscanos TOR


In 1924, Franciscan missionaries came to Texas from Mallorca, Spain and established a mission in Waco, which was to minister to the spiritual needs of the Hispanic population of this area. By 1931, St. Francis Church on the Brazos was built. In later years the walls were decorated with paintings representing the Stations of the Cross and the glorification of St. Francis. The church is a replica of the historically important San Jose Mission in San Antonio, Texas.

Saint Francis on the Brazos, enriched with beautiful paintings, is one of the most exquisite and attractive churches of Texas. It is the religious center of thousands of Hispanics in Central Texas, as well as the hub of their educational and social activities. As in its architecture it is a happy combination of the American advanced early 20th century methods of construction with the colorful characteristics of the Spanish Mission style, in its activities it strives also to combine the color, the faith, and the gracefulness of the Spanish element with the best values of the American life.

¡Bienvenidos a la casa del Señor!

The doors of the Church are open all day for those who may want to stop by for prayer or just to enjoy the beautiful architecture and art of the temple. We welcome in a special way to out-of -town visitors. Our Church offers Mass times to meet the needs of everyone. We also provide special celebrations throughout the year. Please join us in our celebration of the Eucharist!.


Attention parents: If you would like for your children to serve the church as Altar Servers. please sign up with Mrs. Genoveva Longoria at (254) 723-8394 or at the church office at 752-8434. Children must have made their First Communion.

Atención a todos los padres de familia: Si desean que sus hijos sirvan a la parroquia como Monaguillos, favor de comunicarse con la Sra. Genoveva Longoria al (254) 723-8394 o bien a la oficina parroquial (254) 752-8434. Deberán haber recibido el Sacramento de Comunión.


We are in need of more CCE volunteers for our next course 2014-2015, if you are interested in making a difference in a child’s life of faith, please reach us at the CCE office during the week from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. or 254-752-1159 email at

2014/2015 CCE Registrations:
(Please bring Baptism record - even if you brought it last year)

Registraciones para estudiantes nuevos/ Registration for new students:

June 30th, July 1st & 3rd from 9:00am to 3pm

July 5th from 9:30am to 12pm

Si su hijo/hija asistió al CCE en el 2013/2014 y aun no lo han inscrito para 2014/2015 hagalo lo mas pronto possible. Una vez que se abra la inscripción a nuevos estudiantes puede ser que su hijo/hija pierda su lugar para 2014/2015. 

If your child attended CCE 2013/2014 and you have not registered him or her please do so now. Once we open registration up to new students your child may loose his or her spot for 2014/2015.


Application for new admissions are available, please contact Jessica McAdoo, director of Admission for information 254-640-6287


Durante el mes de Junio la Vela del Santísimo estará encendida en memoria de +Angelica Y +Donaciano Tellez, +Marcelina, +Lupe y +Joe Hernandez de parte de Graciela Martinez y familia



Our mission is to provide a place of worship for the community and the travelers,
looking for meaning, re-establishing their faith or enriching their spirituality. Our
goal is to establish a good formation of Catholics with a growing concern for the
Immigrant and the poor. We provide a beautiful and peaceful place of worship, a
place to meditate from one's busy life, a place to connect and feel safe.












7:00 p.m. Spanish
8:00 a.m. Spanish
9:15 a.m. Bilingual 
(During CCE)
10:30 a.m. English
12:00 p.m. Spanish
Weekdays/Días de la semana
Lunes, Martes y Jueves
7:00 p.m.


Church office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00am-12:00 p.m & 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.



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