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...]

Lenten Stations of the Cross – Fridays 5:30 p.m.

On Fridays of Lent, we will be offering the Stations of the Cross at 5:30 p.m. in the Church. This is another excellent Lenten practice that will help us in remaining close to the Lord during this most holy season. … [Read more...]

Parish Mission – February 18th – 20th

Our Parish Mission with Fr. Chuck Edwards begins Sunday, February 18, and goes through Tuesday, February 20.  Fr. Chuck is preaching at all of the Masses this weekend, and the Mission will open with a Supper at 5:00 pm.m on Sunday, February 18, followed by the Mission Service at 7:00 p.m.  The next services will be on Monday and Tuesday, February 19 and 20, also at 7:00 p.m.  Following the Monday … [Read more...]

Christian Family Camp Announcement!

Looking for a great idea for vacation this summer that is also a retreat for the WHOLE family? Look no further! Christian Family Camp (aka CFC) has been going on since the 1960s, and was started by the friars from Quincy! It is held at Pere Marquette State Park in Grafton, Illinois and has been a tremendous source of transformative family relationships and building life-long friendships with … [Read more...]

Ash Wednesday Mass Times – February 14th

Mass Times: 6:30 a.m. 8:35 a.m. (School Mass) 5:30 p.m. Eucharistic Adoration: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m., followed by Benediction Holy Name Fish Fry: 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Holy Name Fish Fry – Ash Wednesday

On Ash Wednesday, February 14 we will hold our second annual Fish Fry from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. It was a huge success last year and we plan on having it new and improved for this year, so please plan to attend. Take your sweetie to Church, get Ashes and enjoy some great food! … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – February 9, 2018

Catholic Schools Week 2018 I would like to thank the teachers, parents, and grandparents who helped provide a tremendous Catholic Schools Week for our students!  Every day was filled with a different activity that hopefully created lasting memories for our children. We started CSW with a special Mass on Sunday to celebrate our parish and the students shared their faith through the readings, … [Read more...]