Our Parish


Pastor:  Fr. Richard Davis

Attended from St. Boniface Church - Bigelow (New Dixie)

Become a member

Welcome to the historic parish of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church founded in 1922.  We are nestled in the heart of the over 100-year-old community of Little Italy, settled in 1915 by Italian immigrants.

If you are Catholic and would like to become a member of our vibrant parish, please mail our downloadable form (below) to:

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
20 St. Boniface Dr.
Bigelow, AR 72016 

Parish Information & Mass Schedule

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Physical address:

33223 Hwy. 300, Roland (Little Italy), AR  72135

Mailing address:

20 St. Boniface Dr., Bigelow, AR  72016

Mass Schedule:

Sat. 5 p.m.

Thurs. 6 p.m. (during Lent)

Holy Days: 10 a.m.


Sat. 4:00 p.m.


Sat. before 5 p.m. Mass

Thurs. before 6 p.m. Mass (during Lent)

Our Mission Statement

We, the people of St. Francis of Assisi Parish Little Italy, form a Eucharist-centered faith community which honors the past, lives in the present, and is hopeful for the future.  We strive to:

Live our Catholic faith;

Embody the message of the Gospel;

Serve the needs of others with joy;

and share our love for God to those with whom we come in contact.


Parish Membership Form

St Francis Membership Form (pdf)