God’s love is truly a mystery that we strive to understand and share.  We invite you to explore this site and discover more about us.  There are many aspects of our parish that allow you, no matter where you are in your faith journey, to experience the presence of Christ.  On behalf of the staff and parishioners of St. Clare of Assisi, welcome!  We are glad you are here.


                 Pastor's Colum

Farewell to Our Director of Youth Evangelization


Beckee Szumski joined our pastoral team in July 2007 after receiving her degree from Franciscan University, Steubenville, OH. She had previously worked in youth evangelization in this diocese and was now starting a new adventure with us. She helped over the years to build a solid Catholic... Read Pastor's Column



Dr. Mary McGee - Woman of the Year!

Phoenix Diocesan Council of Catholic Women

2014-2015 Women of the Year Celebration!

We would like to congratulate our very own Dr. Mary McGee who was chosen Woman of the Year of St. Clare of Assisi Parish and one of the 2014-2015 Women of the Year in the Diocese of Phoenix! Please join us in honoring Mary at the 11 am Mass with Bishop Olmsted on Saturday, June 6th at Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix.  There will be a catered luncheon as well as photo opportunities with the Bishop after Mass. For information on purchasing tickets please visit:


Director of Youth Evangelization

Administrative Assistant II F/T


Vacation Bible School - Hurry and Register - Only 25 Spots Left!

Active Kids - Registration 2015-2016

Sunday, June 7th, 8:00a - 1:00p, North Side of the Parish Hall

In order to register your children for religious education at St. Clare of Assis Parish, your family must be registered parishioners at St. Clare of Assisi Parish. If you are not currently a registered parishioner, you must attend Come and See Sunday, which is the 2nd Sunday of each month at 12:30 p.m. in the parish hall.  Please call the parish office to RSVP (623) 546-3444.

Registrations forms are available here and in the parish office:  Registration Forms

Active Kids / Edge / Life Teen - Sacramental Prep 2015-2016

Early Registration: Sunday, June 7th from 8:00am-1:00pm in the Parish Hall. Learn more

Altar Server Training - Reservations Required


RSVP to Jon Altmann, Parish Manager or call 623.546.3444

Fr. Hans invites school age boys and girls to help at Saturday and Sunday Masses as Altar Servers, in service to the Lord and helping others in celebration of the Mass. Annual Refresher Course of all current Altar Servers is Saturday, May 30 at 10 AM to Noon in the Church with lunch provided.  New Altar Server Applicants are Invited for initial training at the May 30th Course.  Learn more

Bourgade Catholic Sports Camps

Bourgade Catholic High School is hosting summer sports camps: Basketball Camps during June for elementary school boys and girls and Wrestling Camp during June and July for boys and girls entering first grade through high school students.  For specific dates, times and registration forms check the website at or call Shawn Gatson, Athletic Director, at 602.973.4000, ext. 125.

Confirmation / Communion Masses

Edge & Life Teen: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. with the Most Reverend Eduardo A. Nevares, Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Phoenix. Rehearsal information

3rd, 4th & 5th Grades: Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Fred Adamson, Vicar General, Diocese Phoenix. Rehearsal information

Ignite Your Relationship with God!

Join a Study Group or Register for One or More of Our NEW Online Streaming Video Studies

Because our faith is a living faith, maturing in faith is an ongoing, lifelong process. A living faith, as the bishops point out, is a searching faith, and it "seeks understanding." Adult Catholics who desire to feed and enrich their faith through effective prayer and study are invited to participate in a variety of Continuing Education and Formation experiences at St. Clare of Assisi.  Learn more

Rugged Outdoors Men's Retreat

The King’s Men are sponsoring a retreat for men called Into the Wild at a private ranch in Show Low, Arizona on June 18-21st. This faith-filled experiential weekend features mass, orienteering, adoration, outdoor cooking, rifle shooting and faith presented in a masculine modality. No experience is necessary and space is limited. Call Chuck at 215.847.3512, or visit

Save the Date - Saturday, September 26, 2015!

Golf and lunch! 
All men and women of St. Clare of Assisi Parish are invited. 
Bring a friend! Lot of fun assured! 
Details coming soon!


Our Parish Mission Statement

A Message from Fr. Hans

To live the Gospel of Jesus Christ without compromise. Read more


Monday - Friday   8am
Wednesday   7pm
Saturday   4pm
Sunday   7am, 9am, 11am, 5pm


Monday 5pm - 6pm (except office holidays)
Saturday   2:45pm - 3:45pm
By Appointment - call office
(623) 546.3444


Monday 6pm - 7pm
Friday  1pm - 5 pm

Winter Office Hours

Monday-Thursday   9am - 5pm
Friday   9am - 3pm
Closed for Lunch   Noon - 1pm
Saturday-Sunday   Closed

Emergency Assistance Hotline

St. Vincent de Paul Society
(623) 975.5617



Parish News


Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 26, 2015! Golf and lunch! All men and women of St. Clare of Assisi Parish are invited. Bring a friend! Lots of fun assured. Details to follow.


If you would like to complete your Baptism Commitment and Faith Formation, you might be interested in attending the Parish Confirmation Program. If interested, please call the Parish Office (623-546-3444) and set-up an appointment with Deacon Joe Badame.

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