New Music

In our effort to be prepared to sing the new Mass texts which will go into effect on the 1st Sunday of Advent, November 27th, we will put the new copies of the "Music Issue" in the pews on the weekend of October 29-30.  Bishop Paprocki and some other bishops have given permission to begin singing the new texts now (but not reciting them), so as to be ready when Advent arrives.  We'll start with an … [Read more...]

1st Annual St. Francis Trunk or Treat – October 29th

Saturday, October 29th - After 4:30 Mass Sponsored by the St. Francis Home & School Association. Parishioners are invited to decorate their trunks, bring their lawn chaires, and pass out treats to the kids while enjoying some fall fellowship! Food will be available for purchase 50/50 raffle Bake Sale The street between 17th & 18th on College, as well as the parking lots, … [Read more...]

Holy Name Breakfast & Raffle – October 30th

Please plan to attend the Holy Name Pancake and Sausage Breakfast on Sunday, October 30th from 7:30 a.m. to noon.  Come join your fellow parishioners and enjoy our new slow baked linked sausages and fluffy pancakes.  All you can eat.  Cost Adults $6, Children $3, Kids 10 and under eat free.  Bags of 3 lb and 5lb sausage links will be available at $3 per lb.  Also, stapled in this week's bulletin … [Read more...]

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...]