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...]

Holy Name Fruit Baskets

The Holy Name with the help of Boy Scout Troop 22 and RCIA will again be selling Fruit Baskets to help FILL THE ST. FRANCIS FOOD PANTRY. Order forms are available at the back of the church and at the North entrance doors. Return the order forms in the collection basket or drop them off at the rectory. The last day to order is December 12 with pick-up on Saturday, December 17. Or you can order by … [Read more...]

Pastoral Council Meeting Summary – November Meeting

The Pastoral Council met this past Tuesday. There were 10 members in attendance. Teresa Fessler led us in prayer and ongoing formation centered on the book “Grateful & Giving”. We discussed the success of Vocation Week, knowing that ongoing prayer and information is needed to promote the Religious life. We learned through Lori Shepard of a grant application for seed money for a Youth Group … [Read more...]

MSP Schedules

Unfortunately there has been a mix up with the MSP New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day ministry schedule. The schedule should be:  New Year’s Eve 4:30pm Mass  New Year’s Day 6:30 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM & 11:00 AM However we need to fill the ministries for the 6:30 AM and 11:00 AM. If you are able to be at those masses and would like to volunteer: 1. Log into your MSP account on … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – December 2, 2016

Food Pantry- St. Francis Community Assistance I would like to thank our staff and students for contributing to our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to help stock our Food Pantry for needy families.  The drive ran from November 14-22 and several items were collected!  Each grade (K-8) was responsible for bringing in a specific item, so a variety was collected.  We are so blessed to have an … [Read more...]

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

This year the Feast of the Immaculate Conception falls on Thursday, December 8. It will be a holy day of obligation this year. Mass times are Wednesday, December 7, vigil at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, December 8 at 6:30 a.m., and 8:35 a.m. (school), and 5:30 p.m. … [Read more...]