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...]

Annual Catholic Services Appeal (ACSA)

Very soon you should be receiving a second letter from Bishop Paprocki encouraging you to contribute to the Annual Catholic Services Appeal (ACSA). I want to add my strong encouragement for you to contribute. The money goes toward the education of seminarians and deacons, the continuing education of priests, supporting pastoral ministries in parishes, education ministries in parishes, finance and … [Read more...]

New Choir Members Welcome!

We are looking for individuals who are interested in joining the choir.  It could be for only the Christmas Season or throughout the year.  We especially need men to add to our glorious voices.  The choir sings at the 9:30 a.m. Mass on Sunday.  Choir practices are held on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in Church.  If you have any questions, call Roger at (573) 406-3933. … [Read more...]

Our New Contemporary Music Group

Beginning Sunday, November 20 at the 11:00 a.m. Mass, St. Francis Parish will debut a very talented group of musicians and singers. This group consists of several individuals who have come together to form a band (yet to be named). To name a few who have volunteered to play this uplifting music for you are Brenda Ehrhardt, David Lunt, Tyler Peters, Colleen Schlippman, Karen Steinkamp, Nick … [Read more...]

Honoring Veterans School Mass & Reception – November 9th

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! … [Read more...]

Why Catholics Pray Workshop – November 17th

This workshop is an opportunity to gather all parishioners of Why Catholic parishes during Year 4 with the them Christian Prayer.  At this session, we will: Look at the richness of prayer in our Catholic heritage Have an opportunity to grow in awareness, understanding and appreciation of various prayer forms Explore the challenges of listening and praying Come and explore how we … [Read more...]

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...]