St. Francis School Newsletter – August 21, 2015

Welcome back students and parents! We hope you had a relaxing summer, filled with spiritual enrichment and family time. I wanted to introduce our new staff members and teachers: Pre-K is Jennifer Spohr, Social Studies is Jeff Zanger, PE is Stephanie Gongaware and our new aids in Daycare are Brooke Steinkamp and Betty Klingele. We welcome them to our St. Francis family and we are so blessed to have … [Read more...]

PSR Starting Soon!

Our Parish School of Religion (PSR) for children who attend the public schools grades 1-8 will begin on September 14 from 6:00 – 7:15 pm. Registration packets are available at the parish office or you can call Carol at 222-2898 and one will be mailed to you Please have your registrations turned in by September 1. We are looking forward to a great faith filled year. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Community Assistance Meeting

The next meeting of the St. Francis Community Assistance Meeting (previously known as St. Vincent De Paul) will be held on Monday, September 14, 2015 in the Parish Center at 7:00 pm. Anyone interested in knowing more about this ministry is invited to attend. … [Read more...]

Scripture Discussion Group Starting At St. Francis

Are you interested in a deeper appreciation for the readings we will hear at Mass during the upcoming weekend? After requests from parishioners, we will be starting a Scripture Discussion Group here at St. Francis. This is not meant to replace the bible study covering the Acts of the Apostles but is meant to complement it. Every week we will get together and share our thoughts and feelings about … [Read more...]

Financial Peace University Coming to St. Francis!

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by Rick Gengenbacher at Saint Francis Solanus Parish in Quincy, IL will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree … [Read more...]

Young Moms Together Group – Staring in September

Calling all mothers of young children--a new St. Francis group is forming for you and your young children. Young Moms Together will be celebrating Catholic motherhood through prayer and reflection, coffee and conversation.  It will provide a wonderful opportunity to encourage each other to grow in our Catholic faith and to form friendships. The first gathering of Young Moms Together will take … [Read more...]

St. Francis Parish Newsletter – August 2015

View the August 2015 edition of our St. Francis Parish Newsletter (PDF) … [Read more...]

Dedication of the St. Francis Solanus Parish Center – Saturday, August 15th – You Are Invited

You are cordially invited to attend the Dedication of the St. Francis Solanus Parish Center on Saturday, August 15th. Bishop Paprocki will be the principal celebrant of Mass at 4:30 p.m. Immediately after the Mass, Bishop Paprocki will bless the Parish Center, and this will be followed by a light dinner at 6:15 p.m.. Details of the dinner will be forthcoming soon. Please return the … [Read more...]

Announcing “Acts – The Spread of the Kingdom” Study – Register Today!

Acts - The Spread of the Kingdom DVD Study Taught by Jeff Cavins, Renowned Catholic Bible Teacher! Acts is a story of hope. It's the story of how a few Christians, empowered by the Holy Spirit, were chosen to bring Christ and the Good News to the ends of the earth. They taught as Christ did. They performed miracles as he did. Some even gave their lives for him. They faced secular forces, … [Read more...]

Before / After School Care Positions – Applications Being Accepted

Applications are being accepted for two positions for the Before/After Care program at St. Francis Solanus School. Hours would be from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each evening and 6:30 to 8:00 a.m. as needed during the school year. Please contact the school office at 222-4077, the church rectory at 222-2898 or mail a letter of interest to St. Francis Solanus School, 1720 College Ave, Quincy, IL 62301. … [Read more...]