Weekly School Newsletter – October 14th, 2011

ALL VETERANS ARE WELCOME The 4th graders of St. Francis School will be honoring Veterans at their school Mass on November 9th at 8:30 a.m. A reception will follow in the Tuesday Club Room. If you know a Veteran, please get the word out and invite him/her to be honored for their service to our country. All Veterans are welcome! COOKIE DOUGH ORDERS DUE Cookie dough orders are due in the office on … [Read more...]

Ministry Schedules – Email

The updates provided for the new program, Ministry Schedule Pro, which we will begin using in January for scheduling weekend and holiday Mass ministries have been completed.  In continuing the preparation for the use of this program, we will be sending out an email the week of October 23rd to all of those that provided an email address.  The purpose of this email is for you to log on to the system … [Read more...]

McDonald’s Neighbor Program

Start saving your McDonald's receipts for the school to earn free supplies...  Visit McDonald's website for information.  Thank you! … [Read more...]

Weekly School Newsletter – October 7th, 2011

THANKS TO ALL FOR A GREAT GRANDPARENTS’ DAY Thanks to everyone who helped make grandparents’ day run so smooth. We had many parent volunteers and our teachers had the entire morning planned so well! We enjoyed having such an awesome turn out and loved seeing everyone in our building. COOKIE DOUGH TURN IN DATE The date to turn in cookie dough orders is October 20th. We are hoping sales are going … [Read more...]

Food Pantry Delivery

As many of you know, St. Francis food pantry is kept extremely busy with providing food to our parishioners as well as non-parishioners.  The need is becoming greater all the time.  We could really use your help with delivering the food.  There are no set days or time as to when you have to be available.  If you work during the day, you can deliver at night or on Saturdays.  To volunteer, please … [Read more...]

Alter Servers for Funerals Needed

We need more men or women to volunteer as Alter Servers for funerals.  Please call the rectory at 222-2898 to sign up and find out what you need to do.  You can serve God in many ways and this is one...Thank You! … [Read more...]

October Food Pantry Collection

A food pantry collection will be on October 1st and 2nd.  We are in need of canned fruits, canned vegetables, applesauce, soup and crackers, canned meat product,s spaghetti and sauce, cake mix, dish soap and Kleenex.  Also, brown paper bags with handles are always needed.  If you would like to donate cash, please put it in an envelope marked "Bike."  If you write a check, mark "Bike" on the … [Read more...]

Ushers Still Needed

We are looking for more ushers to help with Saturday evening and Sunday Masses beginning January 1, 2012.  We really need to add more ushers to our list.  A list of duties, or expectations of ushers, can be picked up at the Parish office.  You can pick your own schedule, the Mass time, the date, a particular Sunday of the month, it doesn't matter.  We can assign the usher duty based on your … [Read more...]

Holy Name Meeting – September 26th

There will be a Holy Name Meeting Monday, September 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the school kitchen.  All men of St. Francis Parish are invited to attend.  We will have an election of officers.  We will also discuss the pancake and sausage breakfast.  Please call Dennis Holbrook with any questions at 224-3898. … [Read more...]

Communion Services 9/19/11 – 9/22/11

From Monday, 9/19, through Thursday 9/22, Frs. Don and Tom Shaughnessy and Tom Fox will be at a Clergy Convocation that is being held in Springfield for the priests of the diocese.  For that reason, there will be Communion Services on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday of this week in place of Mass.  The services will be conducted by Brother Duc and our deacon candidate, Harry Cramer. … [Read more...]