St. Francis School News – October 4, 2017

AFTER CARE: Any child going to after care on Monday, Oct. 16th and Tuesday, Oct. 17th will need to be picked up NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. FUN FRIDAYS IN OCTOBER: Each Friday in October, the 8th Grade Class will be selling color-changing straws and bottles of water for $1.00 each.  Small snacks will also be available for 50 cents.  We will be … [Read more...]

Bro. Bob Barko’s Ordination

The Franciscan Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus kindly requests the honor of your presence at The Ordination to the Priesthood of their brother, Friar Robert J. Barko, O.F.M. by the laying on of hands of the Most Reverend Alberto Rojas Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago. Saturday, October 14, 2017 10:30 a.m. St. Peter Church in the Loop, 110 W. Madison Street, Chicago, IL 60602-4102 A … [Read more...]

Diocesan Synod Update

In order to keep you informed of the ongoing process of the Fourth Synod of the Diocese of Springfield, we believe it is important to keep you updated on the recent meetings. There have been only three prior synods conducted since the inception of the Springfield Diocese. On Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Little Flower Church in Springfield, Illinois, synod representatives as well as priests, … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – September 29, 2017

St. Francis Holy Name Society The Holy Name Society is sponsoring a golf outing to raise money for St. Francis School.   All are invited to join us at Westview Golf Course, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 12 Noon with a shot gun start at 1:00 p.m. It costs $65 per person which covers 18 holes of golf (holes 1-18), cart fees, hot dogs, soup and chips before we play, Subway sandwiches afterwards, free … [Read more...]

Blessing of the Pets – 10/4

October 4, 2017 2:45 p.m. Families are invited to bring their pets for a Blessing on the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. … [Read more...]

Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Mass – 10/4 at 5:30 p.m.

There will be a Mass at 5:30 p.m. on October 4, 2017 at St. Francis to celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.  Please join us for this wonderful celebration! … [Read more...]

Holy Name Society Golf Outing – October 1st

The Holy Name Society is sponsoring a golf outing to raise money for St. Francis School. All are invited to join us at Westview Golf Course, Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 12 Noon with a shot gun start at 1:00 p.m. It costs $65 per person which covers 18 holes of golf (holes 1-18), cart fees, hot dogs, soup and chips before we play, Sub way sandwiches after wards, free refreshments and prizes. You do … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – September 22, 2017

CELEBRATE WITH ST. VINCENT DE PAUL!!!!!! Parents, Next week, on Wednesday, September 27th, we will be celebrating the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul at Mass.  As you know, St. Vincent cared for the poor and homeless in the later years of his life.  He inspired others to start the St. Vincent de Paul Society for those in need.  Please help us to celebrate with St. Vincent in doing our part … [Read more...]

Ladies of St. Francis September Gathering

Farewell Summer - Welcome Fall Ladies, let's get our new gathering season started off by completely filling Solanus Hall on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. with the cost being $6. Please call Edna at 224-3957 to make your reservation. We hope to make our gatherings this year inspiring, entertaining, and of course lots of fun! All ladies of St. Francis Parish are … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – September 8, 2017

Dear Parents, Thank you for attending our “Meet the Teacher” night on Wednesday.  It was a pleasure to see so many of you and we greatly appreciate your support of our teachers and school.  We were pleased to see such a positive response to our “Customer Service” cards that you filled out.  Thank you for your kind words and as always, please contact us if you have any concerns.  My door is always … [Read more...]