St. Francis Vacation Bible School – Registration Form

St. Francis Solanus Vacation Bible School June 17 – 21, 2019 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Preschool through Fourth Grade Please register by June 10th. Click Here to Download / Print Registration Form … [Read more...]

Restored Order – Learn More About Why We’re Moving To Confirmation Before First Communion

After thoughtful debate and discussion during the Fourth Diocesan Synod in 2017, Catholics from across the diocese, representing every parish, voted overwhelmingly for Catholic schools and PSR programs to move toward the proper sequence of the Sacraments of Christian Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist for children and adults. This means Confirmation will come before Eucharist and … [Read more...]

Parish Picnic – June 8th! Reminder – Mass 4:00 p.m. on June 8th

The Parish Picnic is next weekend, Saturday, June 8th, beginning at 5:00 p.m. and continuing until midnight. The Picnic Committee and many others have been working for months to make this picnic a fun and successful evening. Please make sure you have turned in your Cash Raffle tickets, Quilt Raffle tickets, and a Basket and/or Silent Auction item. Also, please place your Bake Sale items on the … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School

June 17-21 | 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Pre-K thru 4th Grade St. Francis Parish Center Registration forms will be sent home with school children. For more information, please call Mike Holbrook at 222-2898 … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – May 24, 2019

Open Position at St. Francis Solanus School- St. Francis Solanus is accepting applications for the 6-8th grade religion position.  This position could also include 2 classes of 6th grade English, depending on the applicants’ credentials.  Resumes and inquiries may be sent to Lori Shepard at St. Francis Solanus School, 1720 College, Quincy, Illinois, 62301.  Or, applicants may send information to … [Read more...]

Need for Water in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Franciscan friars in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are asking if we might make known the need for potable water in their region.  We’ve received the attached video which shows, very briefly, what they go through each day to get water, and how digging wells can offer great help.  You can see the video on the following link:  https://youtu.be/gR6jgo5ZXAU This information was provided … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – May 17, 2019

Teacher Appreciation Week- We would like to thank the Parent Teacher Organization for providing a delicious lunch for our teachers and staff this past week.  John Mitchell was hired from Hy-Vee to cook stir fry, and prizes were won by several of the faculty!  We greatly appreciate all that the PTO does for our teachers, students, and school! Lori Shepard, Principal BACON TIME!!! Yes, I'm at … [Read more...]

Open Positions at St. Francis Solanus School

St. Francis Solanus is accepting applications for 6-8th grade Religion.  This position could also include 2 classes of 6th grade English, depending on the applicants' credentials.  Resumes and inquiries may be sent to Lori Shepard at St. Francis Solanus School, 1720 College, Quincy, Illinois 62301.  Or, applicants may send information to [email protected]  All applicants must have … [Read more...]

Ladies of St. Francis May Dinner & Meeting – Tuesday, May 28th

The Ladies of St. Francis will have their May dinner and meeting of 2019 on Tuesday, May 28 at 6:00 p.m.  Please join us for fellowship and fun!  Make reservations by calling No Later than May 23 to Pat Hussong (217) 242-7398. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Holy Name Banquet – Thursday, May 30th

Our annual banquet will be held on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. in Solanus Hall.  Our guest speaker will be Reginald Ankrom who will speak on the history of Fr. Augustus Tolton, as well as his canonization progress.  We will serve a ribeye steak dinner with all the trimmings for dinner.  RSVP for the banquet as well as annual dues are indicated in the Holy Name envelope that was recently mailed … [Read more...]