Browsing the August 2017 archive of Blog

Bishop Mitch Encourages Donations to Catholic Charities USA for Hurricane Relief

Posted by Parish Staff on 8/29/17


Texas National Guard soldiers assist citizens Aug. 27 during rescue operations in flooded areas around Houston, Texas. (CNS photo/courtesy Texas Military Department via Reuters) 

SPRINGFIELD – In response to the ongoing needs of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski today issued a ... Read More »

Life Teen Coming to St. Francis of Assisi Parish

Posted by Parish Staff on 8/14/17

The Life Teen Mass is coming to St. Francis of Assisi Parish in mid to late September. As a Eucharist-centered movement within the Roman Catholic Church, Life Teen leads teenagers and their families into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church. With the Blessed Virgin Mary as ... Read More »

Holy Day of Obligation Tuesday, August 15th

Posted by Parish Staff on 8/14/17

On Tuesday, August 15, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This Solemnity celebrates our belief that, at the time of her death, our Blessed Mother was assumed, body and soul, into heaven. Masses for the holy day will be celebrated in ... Read More »