The Church of St. Francis of Assisi was in the territory of St. Mary’s Church, Dubai where Rev. Fr. Daniel CerofoliniOFM Cap was the Parish Priest. He blessed and laid the foundation stone on 4 October 2000. The construction of the entire church building was done within a period of one year. The church was consecrated on November 15, 2001 by Archbishop Giuseppe de Andrea, the Apostolic Delegate of Arabian Peninsula. Almost 3000 people took part in the ceremony.
A list of all the priests who have served the St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Jebel Ali since 2000 when it came into existence.