Events at the Franciscan Guest House

Please watch this page for concerts and events happening at and near the Franciscan Guest House throughout the year.


The Franciscan Monastery is sponsoring a concert series featuring Lithuanian-American performers.

This free concert series included in the annual Lithuanian Ateitis events will be held at the Franciscan Guest House on August 1st, 5th, and 7th at 8 pm 2015. Concerts are free with donations accepted at the door. Location is Franciscan Guest House Auditorium at 26 Beach Ave, Kennebunk, 207-967-4865

Labor Day Raffle Drawing & Picnic with Live Music

Everyone is invited to come and enjoy one of the last days of summer on the Franciscan Monastery grounds with a picnic and free live music (TBD).

Bring your own bag lunch or buy a picnic lunch provided by the Franciscan Guest House.

Drawing of the winning raffle tickets will start at 1 pm on Labor Day. Grand Prize is $5,000 plus many other prizes. All proceeds benefit the upkeep of the Franciscan Monastery. Raffle tickets may be purchased for $50 at the Franciscan Monastery office weekdays, 9 am to 4 pm or after Sunday Mass starting June 27, 2015. Tickets subject to availability.

St. Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery, 28 Beach Ave, Kennebunk ME 04043, 207-967-2011

Fall Foliage

Take in the beautiful views of leaf season at the Franciscan Monastery and Franciscan Guest House.   Picnic on the Monastery yard and walk the riverside trails.  A great place for reading, artists, meditation and kids.  Open daily from dawn to dusk.

Christmas Prelude – Candlelight Caroling

Location: St. Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery

When: 6:30 pm, Saturday, December 5, 2015

Join the Franciscan Friars at Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto for an evening of Christmas songs by candlelight. For more information about Christmas Prelude, click here.