Tours / Mass Times

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Rochester Franciscan Sisters are involved in many aspects of the community. They work in the inner city, minister to prisoners, serve as therapists and administrators, artists and writers. They serve in parishes as pastoral ministers and on institutional and community boards.


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Tours of Assisi Heights

Tours are scheduled most Mondays and Saturdays at 2:00 PM, unless other events or holidays preclude that schedule. Special group tours are available upon request. No admittance fees; however, donations are welcomed and appreciated. 

Preregistration is required at least 1 day in advance.

Register early, as tour group size is limited.  
Call  507-282-7441, ask for Sister Alice. 

Virtual Visit 

To view our property from an aerial perspective, click on either of the following links:

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(Courtesy of Adam Troendle)


Assisi Heights Gift Shop

Hours are 12:15-1:15 PM, seven days a week. Please ask for a Visitor's Pass at the reception desk. Our gift shop sells Assisi Heights Honey, handcrafted items, cards and artwork created by our Sisters and Cojourners, as well as books and DVDs about our Congregation.


Assisi Heights Mass Times

All are welcome to attend. Mass is held in Lourdes Chapel at Assisi Heights at 11:00 AM, Sunday thru Thursday; but not on Fridays and Saturdays, except for special holidays.  Questions?  Call 507-282-7441. 

Please note: 

Starting on January 13, the Sisters are gathering for their General Chapter of Affairs, and the liturgy schedule has been changed because of the schedule of events.

The liturgy schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, January 15, 8:00 a.m.
  • Tuesday, January 16, 8:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, January 17, 8:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, January 18, 11:00 a.m.

All are welcome to participate and celebrate.  We will resume our regular liturgy schedule the following week.  



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