Parish Center Building Plans Open Forum Important Dates

The Parish Center building plans (prepared by Klingner & Associates) will be available for review in the Tuesday Club Room in school after all Masses this weekend. Parish Center Steering Committee members will be available to answer general questions. The Committee would like for you to review the building plans and bring your questions to the Open Forum which will be held NEXT SUNDAY, … [Read more...]

Weekly Mass Readings – August 13 through August 19

Mass Readings August 13 Ez 1:2-5,24-28c Ps 148:1-2,11-14 Mt 17:22-27 August 14 Ez 2:8–3:4 Ps 119:14,24,72, 103,111,131 Mt 18:1-5,10,12-14 August 15 Rv 11:19a; 12:1-6a,10ab Ps 45:10-12,16 I Cor 15:20-27 Lk 1:39-56 August 16 Ez 12:1-12 Ps 78:56-59,61-62 Mt … [Read more...]

Weekly Mass Readings – August 6 through August 12

We are now including a list of the Scripture readings used at Mass for weekends and weekdays. Many people like to reflect prayerfully on the readings before Mass so that they can derive more benefit from the inspired word during Mass. We encourage you to do the same. It’s amazing how much more meaningful the Mass is when you’ve already prayed with the Scripture readings. Try it. … [Read more...]

Parish Center Vision Statement & Survey

Building Our Future Together One hundred-fifty years ago, visionary and faith-filled people founded St. Francis Solanus Parish. Just twenty-five years later, they built the beautiful and awesome church we love so dearly. Many asked why they were building a church out in the prairie. Now, of course, our parish is right in the middle of the city of Quincy. We have those faith-filled people to thank … [Read more...]

Fr. Don’s Jubilee Celebration

On Sunday, June 24, Fr. Don is celebrating his 50th Anniversary of entrance into the Franciscan Order. The celebration will begin with Fr. Don presiding at 11:00 a.m. Mass on Sunday, and will have invited guests present, including family and friends from out of town. Please show them a warm St. Francis Solanus welcome. You are invited to attend the Mass, and are all invited to the reception from … [Read more...]