Bishop Robert Barron’s PRIEST, PROPHET, KING

ADVENT will be upon us in four weeks. This is our time to reflect upon the coming of the presence of God. HOW WELL DO WE KNOW JESUS the Anointed One – the ultimate priest, prophet and king foreshadowed throughout the Hebrew Scriptures?  We will explore our relationship with Jesus Christ through Fr. Robert Barron’s new DVD-based Study Program: Priest, Prophet, King. We want to better … [Read more...]

First Corinthians Bible Study – Register Today

First Corinthians The Church and the Christian Community Taught by Tim Gray, Renowned Catholic Bible Teacher! The conflicts of the early Christians in Corinth are in many ways similar to our struggles today as Christians. With divisions, immorality, persecution, and other trials of the faithful, the message of St. Paul to the Corinthians is a much needed message for our own … [Read more...]

Divorce and Beyond Workshop

The “Divorce and Beyond” Workshop is designed to help and support women and men beyond the pain of divorce. We are truly divorced only when we finally let go of our marriage, mourn our loss, and adjust ourselves to our new life. Registration and $20.00 donation for materials is required. People of all faiths and beliefs are welcome. Meetings are at St. Francis Solanus Church, 17th& College, … [Read more...]

Illinois Stories Video – Featuring St. Francis Parishioner Louis Demers

Quincy's Louis Demers has been alive for almost 93 years & has loved aviation for most of it. He is still a certified flight instructor as well as being recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records as the as the oldest active lifeguard in the world. … [Read more...]

Celebrate St. Francis Solanus Feast Day – Thursday, July 14th

Our plan for the celebration of the Feast of St. Francis Solanus is: Thursday, July 14th – Come attend the Festive Mass at 8:00 a.m. After Mass come into the Parish Center for coffee and pastry. Come celebrate!!! … [Read more...]

2016 St. Francis Family Parish Directory Update

Don’t forget to sign up!! We have lots of spaces to fill. If you are homebound, or in a nursing home and would like to have a picture submitted, please call Misty at the parish office 217-222-2898. We want all our parish family included. OUR PHOTO DATES: Photos taken in North Solanus Hall Tuesday-Saturday, July 12-16, 2016 Tuesday-Saturday, July 19-23, 2016 Tuesday-Saturday, July … [Read more...]