New Parish Directory – Sign Up Today

Dear Parishioners & Friends, We need YOU to make our directory complete! To celebrate our church family and strengthen the bond within our congregation, we have made the commitment to produce a new parish pictorial directory.  A pictorial directory is our church family album. We have selected Lifetouch Church Directories and Portraits for this important project. Lifetouch is providing … [Read more...]

Holy Week and Easter Services

Holy Thursday, April 5—7:00 p.m. Mass of the Last Supper followed by Public Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until midnight Good Friday, April 6—3:00 p.m. Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Jesus with Holy Communion. Good Friday, April 6—6:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross Holy Saturday Easter Vigil, April 7—8:00 p.m. Blessing of the Easter Fire, Liturgy of Readings, Baptism of the … [Read more...]

2012 Parish Picnic Update

On January 10 the 2012 Picnic Committee met for the first time to begin organizing for the year’s picnic. It seems like it is a long time until June, but we have to get things moving in order to be ready. I am pleased to announce that the members of the Picnic Committee are the following parishioners: John and Cindy Mock (223-8979) Stephen and Amy Wiewel (257-6212) Jamie and Jayne Pieper … [Read more...]

Anniversary Recognition

On February 11 and 12 at all the Masses, we will new honoring those who are celebrating the following anniversaries in 2012.  Newlyweds celebrating their first year of marriage, as well as those who will be celebrating 10, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50, 60, or 70 years.  If you will be celebrating one of these anniversaries in 2012, please complete the form below and return it to the rectory or call the … [Read more...]

Coming Soon…St. Francis Youth Group!

In December, a group met to discuss starting a junior high youth group for grades 6-8 at St. Francis.  We will be meeting again on January 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the library annex of the school to discuss a starting date and activities.  Interested adults and high school students are welcome to join us. … [Read more...]

Parish Mission – January 29th Through February 1st

"The Road to Emmaus" We have an exciting Parish Mission planned for this year.  Deacon Glenn Harmon will be coming here from California for the Mission that will run from Sunday, January 29 thru Wednesday, February 1, 2012.  Unfortunately, his wife Linda is unable to be with him.  Deacon Glenn has given over 400 Parish Missions, and promises to stir us deeply.  The title of the Mission is "The … [Read more...]

Young Adults – Register As A Parishioner

Hello, Young Adults! Once you are about 18 years old or older, it is time to register on your own as a member of St. Francis Parish.  This happens when you have either graduated from school, or have a job, or are out on your own.  We encounter this many times when dealing with couples who are engaged to be married and still haven't established their own membership in the parish.  It will only … [Read more...]

Parish Picnic Committee Meeting – Help Needed

The current Picnic Committee is looking for additional help to plan and organize the 2012 Parish Picnic.  The committee meets once a month and then more often as the picnic nears.  Our first meeting is scheduled for January 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the Tuesday Club Room.  Feel free to join us or contact Jayne Pieper with any questions, 440-6908. … [Read more...]

Catholics Returning Home – An Invitation To Non-Practicing Catholics

The Church has changed and you may not know it!  Has it been a while since you've been to Church?  Are you mad at the Church or God?  Please give us--and yourself--another chance.  Join us for informal sessions for non-practicing Catholics.  We would like to know your feelings and try to address your questions. The meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Brother Martin Room on six Monday … [Read more...]

Mass Times For The Solemnity Of The Immaculate Conception

Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 a.m., 8:35 a.m., and 5:15 p.m. … [Read more...]