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...]

Photo Gallery of the Work Happening on the St. Francis Steeple

Even though it's winter, progress has been continuing on the St. Francis Steeple repairs. Here's a look at some of the work that's been going on up on the steeple and roof of our church during the chilly months of December and January.  Please click on the photos to enlarge. … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – January 13, 2017

Dear Parents, To prepare for the future consequences of the Quincy Public School Strike, we would like to be proactive and remind you of a few things and how that will affect our school: Our student attendance will continue as scheduled We will not have busing service We will not have our crossing guard on 18th street We will not have Speech, Hearing, or Title 1 services We … [Read more...]

Boy Scout Soup Supper – January 28th – 4 to 7 pm

St. Francis Cub Scout Pack 22 and Boy Scout Troop 22 is having a soup supper on Saturday January 28th from 4-7 pm in the St. Francis Parish Hall. The Scouts will be serving a choice of three soups - chicken noodle, chili, and hot spicy chili soup. In addition, there will be grilled cheese sandwiches, corn bread, drinks, and homemade pie for dessert. Dine in tickets are available at the door for … [Read more...]

Alaska Trip

This summer we are planning the first ever trip to our Sister Parish. Actually there are 6 parishes in the Diocese of Fairbanks, where friars from our Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart minister to the Athabaskan Native Americans in villages of Galena, Huslia, Kaltag, Koyukuk, Nulato, and Ruby, along the Yukon and Koyukuk Rivers. This will be an exciting trip and we are hoping to have more … [Read more...]

St. Francis School Newsletter – January 6, 2017

Arrival, Attendance and Absence Procedures:  Parents, with the cold and flu season upon us, please refer to page 10 of our handbook to reference our policies regarding your child’s illness.  As a reminder, if your child is absent for 3 consecutive days, a physician’s note (on letterhead) must be on file for documentation.  If a child needs to have an appointment during school and cannot be … [Read more...]