St. Francis School Newsletter – January 30, 2015

Starting February 9th gift cards for the Gene Grawe Fund will be available only at St. Peters church lobby Monday through Saturday. Please use the door to the right of the main doors.  These cards will no longer be available after masses or in church or school offices. Hours of operation are M-F 7:30-5:00 with Thursdays until 7 PM. Saturdays 9:00-1:00. You may also call your order in to have it … [Read more...]

St. Francis Parish Newsletter – January 2015

View the January 2015 edition of our new Parish Newsletter here (PDF)   … [Read more...]

Parish Center Update – January 11, 2015

FINANCES Estimated Income and Expenses as of December 31, 2014 Expenses: Projected Cost for the Parish Center $3,269,668.97 Breakdown of above: Total Cost of Expenses contracted to date $3,117,517.93 Estimated future expenses pending $152,151.04 Total Expenses actually paid to date $1,921,198.51 Total Expenses not billed to us … [Read more...]

Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24 4:00 p.m.      6:00 p.m.       8:00 p.m.     10:00 p.m.  Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. … [Read more...]

Weekly School Newsletter – December 12, 2014

2 HOUR DELAY FOR BAD WEATHER This year, the public school system have implemented a  2 hour delay for bad weather.  The following instructions tell  how the school day will take place if a delay is needed: Morning Preschool will cancel, along with before school daycare.  Doors will open at 9:55; first tardy bell will be 10:10, with start time at 10:20 am.  (All grade schools will follow the … [Read more...]

Parish Center Update – December 7, 2014

Did you know…tentatively effective with the 4:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass the Narthex entrance (North doors by the choir) into church will be open for HANDICAP individuals only? You do not need a handicap sticker on your vehicle to be considered handicapped. The parking lot north of the Parish Center will NOT be open; therefore, the parking is very limited. This entrance will continue to be open … [Read more...]

Fr. Thomas Shaughnessy, O.F.M. – Obituary

Fr. Thomas Shaughnessy, O.F.M., age 81, of St. Francis Solanus Friary, Quincy, IL, died on Sat., Nov. 29, 2014, at 4:42 pm in Blessing Hospital.  He was born on Aug. 3, 1933, in St. Louis, MO.  His parents were Thomas Shaughnessy and Margaret nee Moore, both of whom preceded him in death.  In 1947 he entered St. Joseph Seminary, Westmont, IL, to study for the priesthood in the Sacred Heart … [Read more...]

Fr. Tom – Visitation and Mass of Christian Burial Services

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 10:00 AM at St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church.  Interment in Calvary Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 PM at St. Francis Church with a prayer service at 7:00 PM. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Parish Newsletter – December 2014

St. Francis Parish Newsletter - December 2014 Edition (Click to view PDF file) … [Read more...]

Parish Center Update – November 30, 2014

Did you know...a generous donor stepped forward with a $50,000 check to pay for five of the operable partitions that are so greatly needed for the parish center? We are very excited about this donation as we are closer to our goal of having the ability to separate the hall into 8 rooms that can be used for many different events, all at the same time. We still need $19,900 for the additional two … [Read more...]