About Us

St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church is part of the Diocese of Peterborough.

It has been serving the communities of Newcastle, Orono, Kendal, Newtonville,  Wilmot Creek and the rural areas in between since 1978.

Previous Pastor: Rev. Father Peter Seabroke p.p. - Thank you for many years of devoted service
Current Pastor: Rev. Asisclo Podelino - Welcome to our Parish
Deacon: Rev. Douglas Penn
Secretary: Patricia Elcome

We are located on the north side of King Avenue East (Highway #2) next to the Library

St. Francis offers programs to assist those who are ill, bereaved and separated singles, those seeking to know more about the Catholic faith, our youth and those new to the area.  Click on “Programs” for more information.

If you are new to the parish, or soon to move here, we would like to welcome you.
Please call 905 987-5446 and we will help you in any way we can.


Church: info@sfarcc.org Ministerial: pastor@sfarcc.org Web Site: webmaster@sfarcc.org