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...]

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...]