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...]

Holy Name Meeting – Tuesday, 11/29

All men are welcome to our next Holy Name Society meeting on Tuesday, November 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the school kitchen.  Refreshments and dinner will be served.  Call Dennis Holbrook with any questions at 224-3898. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Hospitality Ministry

Have you been greeted at church before Mass by a smiling face lately?  If you have, then you have been touched by our Hospitality Ministry.  This Ministry began the first week of October, and has had very positive feedback from parishioners and guests who have been attending our church. Being a greeter requires very little time, you arrive 15 - 20 minutes before Mass, pick up your greeters' … [Read more...]

Parish Hall Suggestion Box

There will be baskets placed at the back of church for you to comment on your wishes regarding what YOU would like to see in a parish hall.  Examples: Meeting Rooms PSR Classrooms Food Pantry Quilter's Room Etc. Please make your suggestions within the next couple of weeks.  Thank you! … [Read more...]

Fr. Don’s Update On Parish Hall Plans

I want to give you an update on our parish hall plans. We now have a committee formed, and will begin this coming week to meet and pursue in earnest what it would take to build a parish hall. Each of the members of the committee was chosen for their position with some parish organization or to represent a certain segment of the parish. Members of the committee and their position are the … [Read more...]

Changes In The Mass Presentation

This coming Wednesday and Thursday, November 9 and 10, we will give a presentation on the changes in the Mass. We have an excellent video to show you and will follow it with a time for questions and answers. This will be offered in the school gym at 7:00 p.m. will be the same presentation both evenings, so hopefully one of the two will be workable for you. WE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE T0 ATTEND ONE OF … [Read more...]