St. Francis and St. Clare
Roman Catholic Community
Mass Schedule
   Saturday 5 p.m. St. Mary's
   Sunday 8 a.m. St. Patrick's
   Sunday 9:30 a.m. St. Mary's
   Sunday 11 a.m. St. Patrick's
   Tues-Wed 8:30 a.m. St. Mary's
   Thu-Fri 8:30 a.m. St. Patrick's

Parish Office
25 Center St., Waterloo
(315) 539-2944
(315) 651-4349
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St. Mary's Church
35 Center St., Waterloo
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St. Patrick's Church
97 W. Bayard St., Seneca Falls
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The Parish of St. Francis and St. Clare was created in 2013 with the merger of St. Mary's Parish in Waterloo and St. Patrick's Parish in Seneca Falls. The community operates as a single parish with two worship sites.

Parish Festival July 28-30

The annual Parish Festival will take place Thursday, July 28, through Saturday, July 30, at St. Mary's in Waterloo.

Food Specials:

  • Thursday: chicken barbecue, starting at 5 p.m.
  • Friday: fish fry, starting at 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: ala carte specials



  • Geneva Martial Arts, 6 p.m.
  • 'Rock with Back' from 9 to 11 p.m.


  • Community Band, 7 p.m.
  • 'Agonal Rhythm', 9 p.m.


  • Dimensions in dance, 6 p.m.
  • Basketball Shoot Off, 8:30 p.m.
  • 'City Limits Band', 9 p.m.

Final drawing for the the raffle will be at 10 p.m. on Saturday


New Web Site Feature: The Symbols at St. Mary's and St. Patrick's Churches

The web site now features pictures and explanations of many of the symbols which are present in the churches. Click on the link below for more information.

Church Symbols


Sacramental Information Meeting for 2016-17

Sacramental Information Meeting for 2016-17 will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Ministry Center.

Please attend if you or your child are interested in receiving:

  • First Reconciliation and First Eucharist
  • Confirmation 1sst and 2nd year candidates