A private Episcopal school for primary through high school students in Houston, Texas

Special Events

While the St. Francis calendar is full of fun and exciting happenings, it is highlighted by three major events: the St. Francis Festival Day, which is held each spring; the St. Francis Gala and Auction, which is held every other spring; and the St. Francis Sporting Clays Classic, which is held every fall.

St. Francis Festival Day

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April 19, 2020

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For 50 years, the St. Francis church and school community have come together for the St. Francis Festival, an afternoon of fun, food, and fellowship. All money raised by the Festival benefits the One Community Fund, which supports efforts vital to the growth of our school and church community, including landscaping projects, enhanced security measures, staffing expenses, and many infrastructure improvements.

Check out the event website to discover the various ways you can participate.

St. Francis Gala and Auction

St. Francis Gala

February 23, 2019

Every other spring, the St. Francis community gathers for the beloved Gala and Auction, an evening of lively entertainment with a time-honored goal—to raise funds, further friendship, and celebrate the future of St. Francis. Sign up parties, a student raffle, and stellar online auction kick off the fundraising efforts that culminate on Gala night with a show-stopping Live Auction. After the dancing ends, Gala proceeds fund several school-wide initiatives and programs.


Sporting Clays Classic

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Friday, October 25, 2019

St. Francis hosts its Sporting Clays Classic annually, featuring a clay shoot and flurry competition, along with lunch and an awards ceremony. Proceeds from the event benefit the Patrick Nicosia C.A.R.E. Fund, which provides cultural, academic, and recreational enrichment (C.A.R.E.) for St. Francis students who otherwise may not be able to participate. The Fund was established in 2013 in memory of Patrick Nicosia, a passionate volunteer whose dedication to providing our students with the finest enrichment opportunities was a true inspiration to our community. Check out the event website to discover the various ways you can participate.

For further information on special events at St. Francis, please contact the Special Events Office 713.458.6169.