Parish Directories Now Available

THEY HAVE FINALLY ARRIVED!!! Please come and pick up your Directory in the Parish Office. … [Read more...]

Grief Support Group – July 10th

There will be a gathering on July 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bride’s Room for those who would like to share their experience of the death of a loved one. If you know a friend who may benefit from this experience, please accompany him/her to the gathering. Call or email Father Duc Pham to register: [email protected] or 217-222-2898, x104 … [Read more...]

Friars Away – No Masses June 19-23

The Franciscans of Sacred Heart Province will be having a Province Chapter (i.e. community meeting) the week of June 19 to 23. Because all three of us will be gone, there will be NO MASSES here that week. There will be a Communion Service at 6:30 a.m. Monday thru Friday provided by Deacon Wayne Zimmerman and Dennis Steinkamp, but no service at 8:00 a.m. Since other churches have Masses at 8:00 … [Read more...]

Vacation Bible School – Register Today!

June 19-23, 2017 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm Preschool through Fifth Grade Day 1 - God made you! Day 2 - God is for you! Day 3 - God is always with you! Day 4 - God will always love you! Day 5 - God made you for a reason! Please register by June 10 $20 registration fee per child Click Here To Register Online Download / Print VBS Registration Form (.docx) … [Read more...]

New Stewardship Opportunity at Horizons Soup Kitchen

St. Francis Community Assistance Ministry is launching a new opportunity to serve others by working at the Horizons Soup Kitchen once a month. We will be doing this the last Tuesday of each month, either the 4th or 5th Tuesday. We will have two shifts: one from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. that will prepare the meal and one from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. that will serve the meal and clean up … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Mass

Memorial Day Mass will be held at the Chapel in Calvary Cemetery on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.  St. Francis will be hosting this year. In case of rain, the service will be held in St. Francis Church. Please bring your own chair if possible. … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – May 28, 2017

Pre-School:  There are still openings in the 3 year old P.M. and 4 year old P.M. classes.  Please call the school  office, extension 204, for Mrs. Spohr for more information.  Thanks! COOKIE DOUGH FUNDRAISER CHAIRPERSON NEEDED: Please contact the office as soon as possible if you would like to take over this fundraiser.  This is our biggest money maker for the school.  Donna Brecht has been … [Read more...]

St. Francis Community Assistance Quarterly Meeting

This ministry will have the regular quarterly meeting on Monday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Center. Anyone who is interested in this ministry is welcome to attend. At this particular meeting, we will talk about a new opportunity to volunteer at Horizons Soup Kitchen. Come and learn about serving others in a new and fun way. … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – May 19th, 2017

Wish List for St. Francis Solanus We often have requests from parents and community members on how they can help our school.  We have compiled a list of some of our “big ticket items” with prayer that the Lord will provide!  We invite you to consider ways to make a positive difference in the lives of many students with a donation of any size.  God Bless!  Lori Shepard, Principal Guided Reading … [Read more...]

Benefit For Carol Seifert – May 28th – 5:00 p.m.

Benefit Dinner – May 28, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. (doors open) / 5:30 (silent auction) / 6:30 p.m. (dinner) St. Francis is sponsoring a benefit dinner for Carol Seifert, our Director of Religious Education. She is receiving treatment for cancer. Please show your support through prayer and words of encouragement. If you are able to come to the benefit dinner, this would be a great way to … [Read more...]