Christmas Mass Times & News Year’s Day Mass Times

Christmas Mass Times Christmas Eve - 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. Christmas Day - 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. New Year's Day Mass Times December 31 - 5:30 p.m. January 1 - 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. … [Read more...]

Sacrament of Reconciliation – December 18 & 19

The Sacrament of Reconciliation during the Advent Season will be offered on December 18 and 19 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. … [Read more...]

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Holy Day of Obligation Mass Times

Saturday, December 8, is the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a Holy Day of Obligation even when it falls on a Saturday or Monday. Masses are Friday, December 7 at 5:30 p.m., and on Saturday, December 8 at 6:30 and 8:00 a.m. (In case you're wondering, you CAN NOT fulfill this obligation by attending the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday -- that is a Sunday … [Read more...]

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...]