Parish Historical Enrichment – Tues. November 13th

The Pastoral Council is hosting a Parish Enrichment in St. Francis Church.  We are blessed to have Professor Emeritus Dave Costigan of Quincy University lead us.  There will be a brief history of our beautiful church, but most of the evening will be dedicated to the religious statues, paintings and artifacts within our church. The date is Tuesday, November 13 from 7:00-8:00 p.m.  There will be … [Read more...]

Revelation: The Kingdom Yet to Come – A Study From Jeff Cavins & Thomas Smith

Beginning January 2019 Revelation: The Kingdom Yet to Come is an intriguing study that shows how the kingdom established by Christ in his Church is intimately connected with the kingdom of heaven. Here you will discover what the mysterious figures and images of Revelation mean. You will see how Revelation is more than an apocalyptic vision of the "end times." It is a revelation of God as our … [Read more...]

“The Mass” Study – Beginning Advent 2018 (Date Updated)

For ADVENT 2018 and LENT 2019 it is good for us to continue our adult formation by studying THE MASS using Bishop Barron’s video series.  The Mass brings us out of the sinful world and into the heavenly kingdom.  The Mass is a call from God and a response from us his people, the Church and most importantly, how we are intimately joined with the Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Jesus through the … [Read more...]

Letter To Parishioners From Bishop Paprocki

Letter To Parishioners From Bishop Paprocki (PDF) … [Read more...]

All Saints Day – Holy Day Of Obligation – Mass Times

Vigil Mass - Wednesday, October 31st - 5:30 p.m. All Saints Day - Thursday, November 1st - 6:30 a.m., 8:35 a.m. (School Mass), 5:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Memorial Mass for the Deceased – November 8th – 7pm

The annual Memorial Mass for our Deceased will be held on Thursday, November 8 at 7:00 p.m.  Included in the memorial services are those who have died between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018.  You may bring a framed picture of your loved one to the Parish Office for the Memorial Table.  Please identify your picture by putting your name on the back of the frame.  A light reception will … [Read more...]

Anointing of the Sick Mass – October 13 – 8 a.m.

There will be an Anointing Mass held next Saturday, October 13, at 8:00 a.m. at St. Francis Solanus Church.  The anointing of the sick is administered to bring spiritual and even physical strength during an illness, especially near the time of death.  A sacrament is an outward sign established by Jesus Christ to confer inward grace.  In more basic terms, it is a rite that is performed to convey … [Read more...]

Feast of St. Francis of Assisi – October 4

The feats of St. Francis of Assisi, October 4, falls on Thursday of this week.  We want, of course, for the children in St. Francis School to be able to attend Mass on that day.  So there will be a School Mass on Thursday, October 4, and not on Wednesday, October 3.  So Masses on Wednesday will be at 6:30 and 8:00 a.m., and on Thursday at 6:30 and the School Mass at 8:35 a.m. In addition to … [Read more...]

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast – October 21st

Sponsored by St. Francis Holy Name Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. to noon. St. Francis Parish Center All you can eat.  Adults $7.00.  Children (ages 4-10) $3.00.  Ages 3 and under Free. Sausage for sale by the pound.  Meat Raffle from The Butcher Block. Proceeds go to St. Francis Cub and Boy Scouts of Troop 22. $200, $100, and $50 gift certificates plus one 10 lb. package … [Read more...]

Coffee & Donuts – October 7th

The Pastoral Council will be serving coffee and donuts after the 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Masses on October 7.  A free will donation will be taken. … [Read more...]