Spaghetti Dinner – May 11th

Come Join us for a Spaghetti Dinner Saturday, May 11, 2019 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. St. Francis Solanus Parish Center Menu: Spaghetti with Meat Sauce Salad Garlic Bread Coffee, Tea, and Lemonade Adults: $10 Kids Ages 10 and Below: $5 Tickets are available in the St. Francis Parish Office or at the door. All proceeds go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital For more information, … [Read more...]

Holy Name Good Friday Fish Dinner

The Holy Name men will be serving fish and fries after The Lord’s Passion on Good Friday,  April 19. There will be a free will donation! … [Read more...]

Holy Week Schedule

Wednesday, April 17th Adoration of The Blessed Sacrament - 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Benediction of The Blessed Sacrament - 5:00 p.m. Mass at 5:30 p.m. Soup Supper Holy Thursday, April 18th 7:00 p.m. - Mass of the Lord's Supper 8:00 p.m. - Midnight - Prayer Vigil to Follow Mass Good Friday, April 19th 3:00 p.m. - Celebration of the Lord's Passion Saturday, April 20th 8:00 p.m. - Easter … [Read more...]

Palm Sunday Chicken Dinner

The Holy Name Men will be serving Fried Chicken, Potatoes and Gravy, Corn, Beans, Desert, and Drinks from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  All for $7.00/Adults and $4/Kids.  Proceeds to benefit St. Francis School. … [Read more...]

Bishop Paprocki: Tell lawmakers to vote no on extreme abortion bills

CATHOLIC TIMES March 3, 2019 Lex Cordis Caritas The Law of the Heart is Love Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki Bishop of Springfield in Illinois Tell lawmakers to vote no on extreme abortion bills My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, It is not surprising that the movie, Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer, did not win any Oscar awards last Sunday night. The … [Read more...]

Eucharistic Adoration During Lent

As part of our Lenten devotions, St. Francis Parish will be offering Eucharistic Adoration on March 6 (Ash Wednesday), March 13, March 20, March 27, and April 10. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will be on Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  We would like to have at least 3-4 people who will commit to one hour during this period of time.  To sign up online, go … [Read more...]

Holy Name Fish Fry – Ash Wednesday – 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Ash Wednesday - March 6, 2019 Serving from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Catfish and Pollock Fillets German and American Potato Sald Many other sides, Kids' Meals, Homemade Desserts and Drinks … [Read more...]

Extreme Abortion Legislation in Illinois General Assembly – Contact Your Legislators Today

Start Here To Contact Your Legislators Today Illinois Bishops Warn Against Extreme Abortion Legislation in General Assembly As Illinois faces so many pressing issues involving human life and dignity, it is incomprehensible that our elected officials have decided the pressing issue of the day is to enhance the chances that the lives of the most vulnerable and voiceless will be taken. Their … [Read more...]

“THE MASS” Study

For Lent 2019 we will be continuing Bishop Barron's study of THE MASS video series. The Mass is a call from God and a response from us, his people, the church of how we are intimately joined with the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus through the Holy Eucharist.  The dates for our Lenten studies on Tuesdays at 7:00-8:30 pm are:  March 12, March 19 and March 26.  To register contact John … [Read more...]

Boy Scout Soup Supper – Saturday, January 26th

St. Francis Cub Scout Pack 22 and Boy Scout Troop 22 is having a soup supper on Saturday, January 26 from 4-7 p.m. in the St. Francis Parish Hall.  The Scouts will be serving a choice of three soups -- chicken noodle, chili, and hot spicy chili soup.  In addition, there will be grilled cheese sandwiches, corn bread, drinks, and homemade pie for dessert.  Din-in tickets are available at the door … [Read more...]