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...]

Welcoming Pot Luck Dinner For Brother Bob – August 11

August 11 at 6:00 p.m. St. Francis Solanus Backyard (Parish Center if it rains) You are all invited to come and welcome Brother/Deacon Bob Barko to the Parish. Join us for a potluck dinner and bring a dish to share. … [Read more...]

Visitation of the Families in our Parish – A Letter from Fr. Don

“The Lord appointed seventy-two others whom he sent ahead of him in pairs to every town and place he intended to visit.  He said to them: ‘The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.’” Lk 10:1 7/16/17 Dear Parishioners, I have to tell you some shocking news: Only 33 percent of US Catholics attend Mass on a … [Read more...]

EPIC: A Journey Through Church History Registration

Discover the “Epic” Story of the Catholic Church — Experience Church History from a Catholic Perspective! As Catholics, we are heirs to a remarkable heritage. The history of our Faith is so much more than a list of facts and dates. It is a fascinating story of adventure, rebellion, tragedy, and triumph. A story 2,000 years in the making, one word best describes Catholic history: … [Read more...]

Fr. Moré Farewell Reception This Weekend After Masses

Farewell reception for Fr. More will be after all the masses this weekend, July 15 & 16. It will be in the South Hall of the Parish Center and refreshments will be served. Please stop by to say goodbye, and wish him the best with his new assignment in Joliet. … [Read more...]

Divorce & Beyond Workship Begins This September

Divorce & Beyond Workshop St. Francis Church - Brother Martin Room 7:00 - 8:30 pm September 11, 18 & 25th. October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30th This 8-week workshop is for those suffering with the pain and loss of divorce. The program is here to offer support and respect to our brothers and sisters going through or have completed a divorce. $20 registration fee For more information contact … [Read more...]