Need for Water in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Franciscan friars in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are asking if we might make known the need for potable water in their region.  We’ve received the attached video which shows, very briefly, what they go through each day to get water, and how digging wells can offer great help.  You can see the video on the following link: This information was provided … [Read more...]

St. Francis School News – May 17, 2019

Teacher Appreciation Week- We would like to thank the Parent Teacher Organization for providing a delicious lunch for our teachers and staff this past week.  John Mitchell was hired from Hy-Vee to cook stir fry, and prizes were won by several of the faculty!  We greatly appreciate all that the PTO does for our teachers, students, and school! Lori Shepard, Principal BACON TIME!!! Yes, I'm at … [Read more...]

Open Positions at St. Francis Solanus School

St. Francis Solanus is accepting applications for 6-8th grade Religion.  This position could also include 2 classes of 6th grade English, depending on the applicants' credentials.  Resumes and inquiries may be sent to Lori Shepard at St. Francis Solanus School, 1720 College, Quincy, Illinois 62301.  Or, applicants may send information to [email protected]  All applicants must have … [Read more...]

Ladies of St. Francis May Dinner & Meeting – Tuesday, May 28th

The Ladies of St. Francis will have their May dinner and meeting of 2019 on Tuesday, May 28 at 6:00 p.m.  Please join us for fellowship and fun!  Make reservations by calling No Later than May 23 to Pat Hussong (217) 242-7398. … [Read more...]

St. Francis Holy Name Banquet – Thursday, May 30th

Our annual banquet will be held on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m. in Solanus Hall.  Our guest speaker will be Reginald Ankrom who will speak on the history of Fr. Augustus Tolton, as well as his canonization progress.  We will serve a ribeye steak dinner with all the trimmings for dinner.  RSVP for the banquet as well as annual dues are indicated in the Holy Name envelope that was recently mailed … [Read more...]