St. Francis School Newsletter – August 28, 2015

REMINDER: SCHOOL DOORS OPEN AT 7:55 A.M. Please note that if a student comes to school before 8:00 a.m. they will need to go to Before Care. The doors will not open until 7:55 for the students due to liability purposes so no one is allowed to sit in the halls. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation regarding the safety of your children. BIRTH CERTIFICATE LETTER If you received this … [Read more...]

Get In Touch With God

Three ideas from St. Francis of Assisi. To understand the Franciscan view during the Year of Consecrated Life, plan to participate in a Day of Reflection at St. Francis Solanus Parish Hall in Quincy, Illinois, on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 9:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Enjoy a day immersed in Franciscan thought and tradition. The day will end with Transitus at 7:00 P.M., a celebration of St. Francis' … [Read more...]

Divorce & Beyond Workshop

“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. The workshop is for those who are divorced. The team leaders consist of formerly divorced people and a retired judge formerly assigned to family court. Topics covered include: The … [Read more...]

Holy Name Meeting – All Men Invited!

Monday August 31st at 7 pm in Solanus Hall South.  Food and refreshments will be served.  All men of our parish are welcome to attend. New to the parish? We would love to see you there! Call Dennis Holbrook with any questions: 224-3898 … [Read more...]

Catholics Returning Home

Do you know someone who has left the Church? Most of us do not have to look very far to find non-practicing Catholics in our circle of family and friends. Many of us our concerned about these loved ones, but we don’t know how to help them. Obviously, most of them are searching, but how can we help them find their way home? As baptized, practicing Catholics, we have a precious gift of faith and … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – August 21, 2015

Welcome back students and parents! We hope you had a relaxing summer, filled with spiritual enrichment and family time. I wanted to introduce our new staff members and teachers: Pre-K is Jennifer Spohr, Social Studies is Jeff Zanger, PE is Stephanie Gongaware and our new aids in Daycare are Brooke Steinkamp and Betty Klingele. We welcome them to our St. Francis family and we are so blessed to have … [Read more...]

PSR Starting Soon!

Our Parish School of Religion (PSR) for children who attend the public schools grades 1-8 will begin on September 14 from 6:00 – 7:15 pm. Registration packets are available at the parish office or you can call Carol at 222-2898 and one will be mailed to you Please have your registrations turned in by September 1. We are looking forward to a great faith filled year. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Community Assistance Meeting

The next meeting of the St. Francis Community Assistance Meeting (previously known as St. Vincent De Paul) will be held on Monday, September 14, 2015 in the Parish Center at 7:00 pm. Anyone interested in knowing more about this ministry is invited to attend. … [Read more...]

Scripture Discussion Group Starting At St. Francis

Are you interested in a deeper appreciation for the readings we will hear at Mass during the upcoming weekend? After requests from parishioners, we will be starting a Scripture Discussion Group here at St. Francis. This is not meant to replace the bible study covering the Acts of the Apostles but is meant to complement it. Every week we will get together and share our thoughts and feelings about … [Read more...]

Financial Peace University Coming to St. Francis!

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Rick Gengenbacher at Saint Francis Solanus Parish in Quincy, IL will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree … [Read more...]