St. Francis School Newsletter – March 8, 2019

Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser Wednesday, March 20th from 4-9 p.m. Due to the overwhelming response to our BWW night on Feb. 28th, they have offered to host another fundraiser for the 8th grade. The restaurant will be better staffed and ready for our group to be there. A great big THANK YOU to all who helped support this fundraiser. Please stop by for round 2 for more wings !!! QND … [Read more...]

Bishop Paprocki: Tell lawmakers to vote no on extreme abortion bills

CATHOLIC TIMES March 3, 2019 Lex Cordis Caritas The Law of the Heart is Love Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki Bishop of Springfield in Illinois Tell lawmakers to vote no on extreme abortion bills My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, It is not surprising that the movie, Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer, did not win any Oscar awards last Sunday night. The … [Read more...]

Eucharistic Adoration During Lent

As part of our Lenten devotions, St. Francis Parish will be offering Eucharistic Adoration on March 6 (Ash Wednesday), March 13, March 20, March 27, and April 10. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will be on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We would like to have at least 3-4 people who will commit to one hour during this period of time.  To sign up online, go … [Read more...]

Holy Name Fish Fry – Ash Wednesday – 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Ash Wednesday - March 6, 2019 Serving from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Catfish and Pollock Fillets German and American Potato Sald Many other sides, Kids' Meals, Homemade Desserts and Drinks … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – March 1, 2019

Mardi Gras is This Tuesday, March 5 The Mardi Gras Committee requests each family to send the following item according to the first letter of their last name:  A-G two liter bottle of soda or juice for snack area  H-L four cans of soda or juice for penny toss game M-R $2-$5. for raffle gift cards S-Z One dozen prepackaged snack items We have some students who require … [Read more...]

Extreme Abortion Legislation in Illinois General Assembly – Contact Your Legislators Today

Start Here To Contact Your Legislators Today Illinois Bishops Warn Against Extreme Abortion Legislation in General Assembly As Illinois faces so many pressing issues involving human life and dignity, it is incomprehensible that our elected officials have decided the pressing issue of the day is to enhance the chances that the lives of the most vulnerable and voiceless will be taken. Their … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – February 15, 2019

Six Flags Program The deadline for the Six Flags program is almost here! As a reminder, this program is for all children in Kindergarten through sixth grades. Each child who chooses participate is asked a total of six hours and return the log back into their teacher NO LATER than Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 (late entries will NOT be accepted). The children who meet the requirements of the … [Read more...]

“THE MASS” Study

For Lent 2019 we will be continuing Bishop Barron's study of THE MASS video series. The Mass is a call from God and a response from us, his people, the church of how we are intimately joined with the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus through the Holy Eucharist.  The dates for our Lenten studies on Tuesdays at 7:00-8:30 pm are:  March 12, March 19 and March 26.  To register contact John … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – February 1, 2019

Morning Drop Off Please remember that students should not be dropped off before 7:55 a.m. unless they are going to Morning Care. Due to the safety of the student, they must be supervised. Congratulations Ms. Becky Payne was awarded $1,000 for the “One Classroom at a Time” award, sponsored by Continental Cement, Green America Recycling, KHQA, and Doors-N-More. She will be using the grant … [Read more...]

Boy Scout Soup Supper – Saturday, January 26th

St. Francis Cub Scout Pack 22 and Boy Scout Troop 22 is having a soup supper on Saturday, January 26 from 4-7 p.m. in the St. Francis Parish Hall.  The Scouts will be serving a choice of three soups -- chicken noodle, chili, and hot spicy chili soup.  In addition, there will be grilled cheese sandwiches, corn bread, drinks, and homemade pie for dessert.  Din-in tickets are available at the door … [Read more...]