City-Wide Reconciliation Services

We will have 2 City-Wide Reconciliation Services this year: On Sunday, April 9 the service will be at St. Peter Church at 2:00 p.m. The second one will be on Wednesday, April 12, at Blessed Sacrament Church at 7:00 p.m. Come and prepare for Easter with a good celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. … [Read more...]

Chicken Dinner – Saturday, April 8th

Sponsored by the Holy Name and the Hospitality Group. On Saturday, April 8 after the 4:30 Mass, it is suggested that a $7 Free Will Offering be given to help offset the cost. Menu includes Fried Chicken, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Green Beans, Corn, Dessert and Drinks. … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – March 24, 2017

COOKIE DOUGH CHAIRPERSON: The school is looking for someone to take over running this fundraiser. This is the biggest money maker for our school. If you are interested, please call the office as soon as possible.  Thanks for helping! 2017 “EVERYBODY WINS” MEGA RAFFLE TICKET SALES BEGIN WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29TH Tickets for the 2017 “EVERYBODY WINS” Mega Raffle will be sent home to nearly 1,000 … [Read more...]

2017 Parish Picnic – June 10th

The Picnic will be held June 10, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to midnight. As in prior years, on the Saturday of the Picnic only, the Saturday Vigil Mass will be celebrated at 4:00 p.m. instead of 4:30 p.m. We are in need of a chairperson for the Kiddie Korner and the Outside Food areas. Please contact one of the members of the Picnic Committee if interested. Jason and Nicole Costigan, … [Read more...]

QCES Foundation Newcomer’s Scholarship Application Now Available

The Quincy Catholic Elementary Schools Foundation is pleased to announce that Newcomer’s Scholarship applications are now available for those considering enrolling their child(ren) in one of Quincy’s four Catholic elementary schools for the 2017-18 school year.  At the request of the donor, recipients may be either Catholic or of another faith tradition, but  the recipient’s family must not … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – March 10, 2017

OLYMPIC DAY T-SHIRT ORDER: Forms/fees are due on March 20th. Any late forms/fees will not be accepted. If your student does NOT have a shirt, they CANNOT participate in this fun day. If you have any questions, please call the school office. If your student needs a new shirt, please call the office as well for a form. SICK CHILD: If your child is ill or going miss school for other reasons, … [Read more...]

Photo Gallery of the Work Happening on the St. Francis Steeple (UPDATED)

Even though it's winter, progress has been continuing on the St. Francis Steeple repairs. Here's a look at some of the work that's been going on up on the steeple and roof of our church during last few months.  Please click on the photos to enlarge. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Parish Newsletter – March 2017

View the March 2017 edition of our St. Francis Parish Newsletter (PDF) … [Read more...]

Pastoral Council Meeting Summary – February 2017

The Parish Council held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. The meeting began with an opening prayer and formation focused on the stewardship book, “Grateful and Giving.” Discussion at the meeting included sponsorship of the March 8 Lenten meal, creating an active youth group, Parish Council membership, and the newly established Parish Reach Committee. Father Don also provided an … [Read more...]

Grief Support Group – March 23rd

There will be a gathering on March 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bride’s Room for those who would like to share their experience of the death of a loved one. Please call or email Father Duc to register: [email protected] or 217-222-2898 x104. If it would helpful in your sharing, please bring a photo. … [Read more...]