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...]

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...]