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God’s love is tremendous and his Church is called to reflect that love in many ways.  We invite you to explore this site and discover more about how we are doing that.  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.


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Our Parish Mission Statement

to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ without compromise


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


Monday  5pm-6pm
Saturday  2:45pm-3:45pm
By Appointment - call office (623) 546-3444


Friday  1pm-5pm


Office Hours (winter)

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

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(623) 975-5617

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Our Calendar Highlights

May 28

Junior Legion of Mary

Sunday, 10:00 AM

Junior Legion of Mary
Time: Sunday, 10:00 AM
Location: St. Clare of Assisi - Parish Hall - 17211 W BELL RD Surprise AZ 85374
  Learn more    
May 30

Adult Bible Study

Tuesday, 9:00 AM

Adult Bible Study
Time: Tuesday, 9:00 AM
Location: In the Parish Hall - 17211 W BELL RD Surprise AZ 85374
  THE PROPHETS: Messenger's of God's Mercy
May 30

St. Vincent de Paul Meeting

Tuesday, 6:30 PM

St. Vincent de Paul Meeting
Time: Tuesday, 6:30 PM
Location: St. Clare of Assisi - Parish Hall - 17211 W BELL RD Surprise AZ 85374
  Weekly Meeting
May 30

Legion of Mary

Tuesday, 7:00 PM

Legion of Mary
Time: Tuesday, 7:00 PM
Location: St. Clare of Assisi - Parish Hall - 17211 W BELL RD Surprise AZ 85374
  Learn more...  
Jun 1

Charismatic Prayer Group English

Thursday, 6:30 PM

Charismatic Prayer Group English
Time: Thursday, 6:30 PM
Location: St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church - in the Church - 17111 W BELL RD Surprise AZ 85374
  No Description Available
Jun 1

Women's Guild

Thursday, 7:00 PM

Women's Guild
Time: Thursday, 7:00 PM
Location: St. Clare of Assisi - Parish Hall - 17211 W BELL RD Surprise AZ 85374
    We meet the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall.    Learn more...
Jun 2

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Friday, 1:00 PM

Prayer Shawl Ministry
Time: Friday, 1:00 PM
Location: St. Clare of Assisi - Parish Hall - 17211 W BELL RD Surprise AZ 85374
  This ministry is open to anyone who likes to knit or crochet (or wants to learn) and is interested in donating a little of their time to create shawls or lap blankets for those in needs.


Parish News Brief

"Come and See" Parish Orientation - 05/14/2017

Our next orientation will be Sunday, May 14th, after the 11 a.m. Mass, in the Parish Hall. For those who wish to register at St. Clare, or those who would like to learn more about our parish family. Read more



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