Denomination: Roman Catholic
St. Francis of Assisi was canonically erected July 25, 1978, by the Most Rev. Arthur J. Gilbert, Bishop of Saint John.
The sod turning for the New Church took place September 3, 1983 with construction starting November 2, 1983. The first Mass in the new Church was celebrated June 2, 1984.
Although St. Francis of Assisi is one of the newer parishes in the Diocese of Saint John, it has a longer history in the area.
From the beginning, St. Francis of Assisi Parish has been blessed with parishioners willing to devote their time and effort on behalf of the church. This community spirit helped to adorn the church building after it was constructed and blessed.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Lincoln is that small oasis of faith, hope and love on the road from the airport, welcoming visitors and residents to the provincial capital.