Grief Support Group

There will be a prayer service and potluck dinner at 600 p.m., December 12 in the Bride’s Room (Parish Center). The holidays can be a difficult time for those whose loved ones have passed into eternal life. Let us gather together to share with one another our pain as well as to celebrate the gift that our loved ones have been for us. If you know a friend who may benefit from this experience, … [Read more...]

City-Wide Reconciliation Service – December 17th

On Sunday, December 17, there will be a City-Wide Reconciliation Service held at St. Peter Church at 3:00 p.m. There will be priests from all our Quincy parishes serving as confessors. … [Read more...]

Immaculate Conception Holy Day Masses

There will be a Mass for the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Thursday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m. (Vigil) and Friday, December 8 at 5:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Position Opening – Director of Religious Education

We are beginning a search for a Director of Religious Education for the parish. Job Description: The Director of Religious Education has the responsibility to manage religious education programs offered at the church and school, including P.S.R. The Director is responsible for creating, updating and maintaining curricula, staff, budgets and education functions. If you have a religious … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – December 1, 2017

St. Francis Parish Bazaar: will be held in the Parish Hall on Saturday, December 2nd from 11 to ??? FOUND Goes Caroling!  All 7th and 8th grade students are invited to participate in the Youth Group Activity that will meet on Sunday, December 3rd from 6:30-8:00 PM.  Please drop off and pick up at Good Samaritan Home (2130 Harrison Street).  Families are welcome to join us!  A schedule for second … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – November 24, 2017

Morning drop off: Please remember that students dropped off before 8:00 a.m. will be directed to go to Morning Care and you will be charged for this service. We have noticed children being dropped off early and they are unsupervised.  Please refer to the handbook if you have any questions.  Thank you. Winter time: Please make sure your child has the appropriate clothing on for recess. They will … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – November 17, 2017

Veterans’ Day Tribute – We are so proud of our nation of veterans!  We are blessed that they have sacrificed so much for our freedom and our safety here Quincy, Illinois, and in the United States.  Outside of Mrs. Arens’ and Mrs. Peters’ classroom, you will notice several Hero Tributes located on the hallway wall.  Students from throughout the school shared a photo and a little information about … [Read more...]

Bishop Robert Barron’s Catholicism – The Pivotal Players – This Advent

For Advent 2017, come and see how the Pivotal Players impacted the Church in the past and today. What can we learn from them for our own spiritual growth? “There is only one tragedy in life, not to be a saint. Don’t miss the opportunity,” (Leon Bloy). We will study G. K. Chesterton on Tuesday, December 5 and 12. All DVDs and discussion groups will be held in St. Francis Solanus Parish Center … [Read more...]

St. Francis Holiday Bazaar – Saturday, December 2nd

Join us at the St. Francis Holiday Bazaar! Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 9am - 2pm St. Francis Parish Hall Free Admission Great Raffles! 50/50 Cash, Handmade Quilts & Main Raffle - two $100 cash winners, and multiple gift certificates from local businesses. Handmade Crafts, Vendors, Homemade Cookies & Deserts, Rolls & Coffee, Sandwiches & Soup! … [Read more...]

Ladies of St. Francis – Christmas Gathering

“O, Beautiful Star of Bethlehem” Tuesday evening, November 28, Solanus Hall will be beautifully decorated for our Christmas gathering. Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. Please call Edna at 224-3957 early to make your reservation. Plans are being made for each of you to have a very relaxing evening and to put you in the Christmas spirit. … [Read more...]