St. Francis School News – October 13, 2017

AFTER CARE: Any child going to after care on Monday, Oct. 16th and Tuesday, Oct. 17th will need to be picked up NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Safety Improvements:  After our annual meeting with the Chief of Fire, Joe Henning, and the School Resource Officer, Bill Calkins, to review our Crisis Management Plan, we will be making some additional … [Read more...]

Grief Support Group Meeting- October 26

There will be a gathering on October 26 at 6:00 p.m. in the Bride’s Room (Parish Center) for those who would like to share their experience of the death of a loved one. If you know a friend who may benefit from this experience, please accompany him/her to the gathering. Call or email Father Duc Pham to register: fatherduc or 217-222-2898, x104. … [Read more...]

Rosary for Peace in October

During the month of October, the Rosary will be said 25 minutes prior to the beginning of the weekend Masses.  Let's pray for peace in the world, our country, our families and our homes. Please join us! … [Read more...]

Fr. Bob Barko Mass of Thanksgiving – October 22, 2017

Fr. Bob Barko celebrates Mass of Thanksgiving October 22, 2017. Luncheon Reception to follow: All are invited to attend the Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated by our newly ordained Fr. Bob Barko, OFM on October 22, 2017 at 11:00AM. A Luncheon Reception will follow in Francis Hall that all are invited to. The Hospitality Ministry is Hosting the Luncheon.  Anyone who would like to bring a side … [Read more...]

Melchizedek Project – Is Jesus Christ calling you to become a priest?

Is Jesus Christ calling you to become a priest? Do you love Jesus and His Catholic Church? Have you considered the vocation of priesthood with an open heart? Are you ready to know what God has in store for your life? Every young Catholic man should ask himself these questions. QND, in conjunction with Q U, is offering The Melchizedek Project: seven 9 0 minute sessions providing spiritual tools to … [Read more...]