Dedication of the St. Francis Solanus Parish Center – Saturday, August 15th – You Are Invited

You are cordially invited to attend the Dedication of the St. Francis Solanus Parish Center on Saturday, August 15th. Bishop Paprocki will be the principal celebrant of Mass at 4:30 p.m. Immediately after the Mass, Bishop Paprocki will bless the Parish Center, and this will be followed by a light dinner at 6:15 p.m.. Details of the dinner will be forthcoming soon. Please return the … [Read more...]

Announcing “Acts – The Spread of the Kingdom” Study – Register Today!

Acts - The Spread of the Kingdom DVD Study Taught by Jeff Cavins, Renowned Catholic Bible Teacher! Acts is a story of hope. It's the story of how a few Christians, empowered by the Holy Spirit, were chosen to bring Christ and the Good News to the ends of the earth. They taught as Christ did. They performed miracles as he did. Some even gave their lives for him. They faced secular forces, … [Read more...]

St. Francis Janitorial Position

A janitorial position is available at St. Francis School. If interested please apply by contacting the parish office at 222-2898. … [Read more...]

Before / After School Care Positions – Applications Being Accepted

Applications are being accepted for two positions for the Before/After Care program at St. Francis Solanus School. Hours would be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each evening and 6:30 to 8:00 a.m. as needed during the school year. Please contact the school office at 222-4077, the church rectory at 222-2898 or mail a letter of interest to St. Francis Solanus School, 1720 College Ave, Quincy, IL 62301. … [Read more...]

Welcome Jeff Zanger to St. Francis School Staff

t is with great pleasure that I am announcing the newest hire at St. Francis Solanus School. Jeff Zanger will be replacing Ethan Siebers for our new Social Studies teacher for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year. Ethan has accepted another position in Iowa, to be closer to his fiancé. We wish him all the best and will miss him greatly. We are so very blessed and honored to have Jeff join our St. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Parish Newsletter – July 2015

View the July 2015 edition of our St. Francis Parish Newsletter (PDF) … [Read more...]

Patriotic Pancakes – Sunday, July 5th

The Holy Name Society will be serving pancakes with strawberry and blueberry syrup and whip topping on Sunday July 5th from 8 till 11am (maple syrup will be available). Coffee and orange drink will be served all for a free will offering. Have a safe 4th of July and let the men of the parish serve you breakfast. Please join us in our new Parish Center. … [Read more...]

Divorce & Beyond Workshop Sessions

“Divorce and Beyond” Workshop is designed to help and support people beyond the pain of divorce. We are truly divorced only when we finally let go of our marriage, mourn our loss, and adjust ourselves to our new life. Registration is required and a $20.00 donation for materials is requested. People of all faiths and beliefs are welcome. The sessions will be on Monday nights from 7:00-8:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School – June 22-26 – Register Today

Come explore God's incredible power and love for his children, June 22-26. Everest Vacation Bible School is for ages Preschool through fifth grade.  Older students are welcome as helpers. The cost per child is only $15 Please register now at https://osv.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/stfrancissolanus. Registration forms are available through the parish or school office. … [Read more...]

Parish Center Update – May 31, 2015

Parish Center Finances as of May 22, 2015 Total Gifts/Pledges   $2,364,384.73 Total Gifts/Pledges received    $2,105,445.03 Pledge balance to be collected $    254,379.70 Total cost of the Parish Center will be published as soon as possible. Did you know…we appreciate everyone who has donated to this campaign, no matter what the dollar amount.  As you can see by the outstanding … [Read more...]