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ADORERS NEEDED: Prayer Vigil for Life

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/16/21

Join St. Francis Parish and the Nationwide Prayer Vigil for Life in 12 hours of Adoration before the Most Blessed Sacrament beginning on Thursday, January 29 at 8 PM through Friday, January 29 at 8 AM.

Would you consider spending an hour with our Lord, praying for life?

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"Bible in a Year" Free Podcast!

Posted by Parish Staff on 1/09/21

Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz, is the #1 podcast in America on iTunes and Apple Podcasts. Guiding Catholics through the Bible in 365 days, each 20-25 minute episode includes: two to three scripture readings, a reflection from Fr. Schmitz, and guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in His Word. ... Read More »

Business Office Closed 12/24-1/3; No Adoration 12/24 & 12/31

Posted by Parish Staff on 12/20/20

The business office will be closed 12/24-1/3 (reopening 1/4). There will also be no Adoration on 12/24 and 12/31.

 

Bambinelli Sunday: December 13th

Posted by Parish Staff on 12/10/20

Pope John Paul II, during his papacy, instituted the celebration of Bambinelli Sunday on the Third Sunday of Advent – a day on which children from Rome bring to St. Peter’s Square the figurine of the Christ Child from their families’ Nativity sets. Then, following the Sunday Angelus address, ... Read More »

Christmas 2020 at St. Francis of Assisi Church

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/29/20

Due to safety concerns and restrictions on gatherings by the state, there need to be changes in our holiday traditions.

Cancelled Events Lighting of the Creche Annual Cookie Swap Children's Christmas Pageant

Sacrament of Reconciliation During Advent

Wednesdays, December 2, 9, 16, and 23, from 6:00-8:00 PM

Christmas Masses ... Read More »

KofC Monthly Curbside Takeout Dinner

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/22/20

Place an advanced order here for your delicious dinner prepared by the Knights.  You can check out this month's dinner choice and date and time by going to the Knights Facebook page in the 'Events' sections.   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeJiacEAL4jLrFSkeIXe50Heik4ljGNW5jekjUA6TUEpy35sQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0

 

Congratulations 1st Communicants!

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/22/20

Congratulations to these young boys and girls who made their 1st Communion recently. We practiced social distancing by dividing the class into four, smaller groups. Thank you to their parents and our religious ed teachers for preparing these young children to receive the sacrament.

 

Obituary for Martha Lofland

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/15/20

Our long-time and beloved parishioner, Martha Lofland, passed away on Thursday, November 12th at the blessed age of 94. Martha will be greatly missed by her family and friends and especially by her parish family of St. Francis.

Eternal rest, grant unto her O Lord, and may Martha's ... Read More »

Obituary for Joan Sullivan

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/15/20

Our parishioner, Joan Sullivan, passed away on Wednesday, November 11th. Joan will be greatly missed by her family and friends and her parish family of St. Francis.

Eternal rest, grant unto her O Lord, and may Joan's soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the ... Read More »

Obituary for Rita Gallagher

Posted by Parish Staff on 11/10/20

Our long-time and beloved parishioner, Rita Gallagher, passed away on the morning of Monday, November 9th at the blessed age of 96. Rita will be greatly missed by her family and friends, but most especially by her parish family of St. Francis.

Eternal rest, grant unto her O Lord, ... Read More »