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Interior Courtyard


05, June, 2017Posted by :Lisa Wood

Interior Courtyard Coming Soon!

The interior courtyard is undergoing a major renovation to correct flooding issues affecting the school and create a space for outdoor learning and reflection. The renovation is expected to cost $25k. $10k has already been received through the Annual Catholic Appeal Grant. Please donate to the SFA Interior Courtyard Fund online at Or make a check payable to St. Francis of Assisi, add Interior Courtyard to the memo line, put it in an envelope marked Interior Courtyard, and drop it off at the rectory or collection basket on Sunday.

Donor Recognition Levels

(Donations at these levels will be recognized on signage near the entrance of the courtyard.)

1927 Society  | $1,000 and greater

  • In 1927 the Franciscans were asked to be the spiritual leaders of a new parish in Oakville. They accepted and the parishioners named the parish St. Francis of Assisi after the Franciscan’s patron.

Franciscan Society | $500 – $999

  • This society is named in honor of St. Francis of Assisi. He is the patron saint of animals, birds, the environment and all of God’s creation.

San Damiano Society | $250 – $499

  • In 1205, St. Francis was praying in front of the crucifix at San Damiano Church when he was inspired by the Lord to devote his life to Christ’s church on earth.

Friends of Francis | $100 – $249

  • Francis believed he was expressing God’s brotherhood and his companions came from all walks of life. He showed respect and love to every person.

Project Phases

Phase 1: Excavate existing materials—DONE

Phase 2: Dirt Removal/French Drains/Overhaul Drain System—IN PROGRESS

Phase 3: Hardscape/Landscape

Phase 4: Set up Class/Reflection Areas