Mass of Remembrance – Wed. June 6th at 6:30 p.m.

Have you suffered the loss of a baby through miscarriage? We are having a Mass of Remembrance on Wednesday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Francis Solanus.  Please let Fr. Bob or Joni Frieden know if you plan to attend.  We would like to know the baby's name, if the child was named, and if not, simply the last name - i.e. "Baby Smith."  Also, if you have an object, that you have used to remember … [Read more...]

No Masses on May 30 and 31

There will be no Masses here at St. Francis on Wednesday and Thursday, May 30 and 31, because Fr. Bob and Fr. Don will be away at a meeting of the Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart.  Instead, Deacon Wayne Zimmerman will provide a Communion Service at 6:30 a.m. on both of those days.  We are sorry for the inconvenience. … [Read more...]

Grief Support Group – May 24th

There will be a gathering on May 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bride's Room (Parish Center) 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. … [Read more...]

Praying the Rosary During May

During the month of May, the Rosary will be offered for PEACE before the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday, the 8:00 a.m. and the 11:00 a.m. Masses on Sunday.  The Rosary will begin 25 minutes before the Masses begin.  Please join us! … [Read more...]

Sacristan for Saturday 4:30 p.m. Mass

We have two ladies who are sacristans for the Saturday 4:30 p.m. Mass, but we need a few more individuals or couples to help.  This is a ministry of setting up what is needed before Mass and then cleaning up and putting things away after Mass.  If you are interested or just want to know more about it, please call Fr. Don. … [Read more...]

Pastoral Council News – April Meeting Summary

The St. Francis Solanus Parish Council met on Tuesday, April 17.  The meeting began with prayer and formation on the recent Lenten and Easter services.  Topics included: upcoming parish visitations this summer; safety procedures for the school and parish community; and adult formation.  Updates wiere also provided from Father Don and Father Bob on recent happenings and scheduled events within the … [Read more...]

Ladies of St. Francis Gathering – Tuesday, May 8th

The Ladies of St. Francis will have their final gathering of the season on Tuesday, May 8, 2018.  Mass will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. in the church, and dinner will follow at 6:00 p.m. in Solanus Hall.  Please call Edna at 224-3957 soon to make your reservation.  Cost of the meal is $6.00.  Join us for Mass, good food, a delightful program, and a fun filled evening.  All ladies of St. Francis are … [Read more...]

Holy Week Schedule

Thursday, March 29 Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:00 p.m. Good Friday, March 30 Celebration of the Lord's Passion at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 31 Easter Vigil Mass at 8:00 p.m. Sunday, April 1 Easter Masses at 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., and 11:00 a.m. … [Read more...]

Update: No Wednesday Adoration This Week (3/20)

Thank you to all of those that have participated in our Wednesday afternoon Adoration this Lenten Season! Please note, due to schedule changes, there will be no Adoration this week and no concluding Benediction service at 5 pm on Wednesday 3/20. … [Read more...]

City Wide Sacrament of Reconciliation

There will be two city-wide celebrations of the Sacrament of Reconciliation coming up. They are on Sunday, March 18 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Anthony Church and Sunday, March 25 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Peter Church. Priests from our four parishes will be on hand, so you can choose who you'd like to go to. … [Read more...]