ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CONGREGATION
2316 East Fourth Street, Superior, WI. 54880
Parish Office: 715-398-7174 Parish Office Hours: Monday-Friday - 8AM – 4 PM
Diocese of Superior Website: www.catholicdos.org
St. Francis Parish Website: www.stfrancisxaviersuperior.com
Fr. Jim Tobolski, Pastor
Mary Margaret Sitek, Parish Secretary
FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT– APRIL 7, 2019
This week on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, we welcome Bishop Powers and the priests of our diocese. Special thanks to the Altar Society for preparing and serving the receptions.
On Monday morning at 8 AM in our church, Bishop Powers will be offering Mass with the priests and all are welcome to attend.
MASS SCHEDULE – APRIL 8-14:
MONDAY 8:00 AM HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY BEN POLASKI (family)
TUESDAY NOON CHRISM MASS/CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE KING (all welcome)
HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE
THURSDAY 9:00 AM MICHAEL CAREY (Barbara & family)
FRIDAY 9:00 AM JOHN & MARY ELLEN FLAHERTY (family) NOON STATIONS OF THE CROSS - FINAL
SATURDAY 4:00 PM LOUIS HORYZA (Jeff Urbaniak)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM LARRY SMITH (family) 10:30 AM JOAN HUGHES (friends)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS 3:15-3:45
ANNUAL ROAST BEEF DINNER – PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 14 – 11 AM – 4 PM
*Dine-in, take-outs and home delivery options.
*Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 ages 6-12’ free 5/under.
*Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food items to enter your name to win a $50 Super One Gift Card.
*Home Deliveries – if you would like a meal delivered contact the parish office by April 10th.
*Dessert Drop-Off Desserts may be dropped off on Friday, April 12th beginning at 6 PM or Saturday April 13th at 3:30 PM or Sunday, April 14th by 11:00 AM. We hope to see you there!!
*Questions should be directed to Ken at 920-905-1929 or Donna at
EASTER FLOWERS If you wish to donate $10 or more in memory of a loved one(s) toward our floral decorations for Easter, please pick up an envelope in the gathering space and either drop it in the collection basket or mail it to the parish office. All flower requests should be in the office by APRIL 8TH.
MASS INTENTIONS Masses are available for anyone who would like to remember a loved one who has passed, the health and welfare of someone in need, or your private special intention. Please call the parish office at 715-398-7174 or place an envelope in the collection basket with your intention included. Mass intention is $10.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION:
Sunday, April 7th Classes K-5 9:15 AM (Final Class)
Youth Mass 10:30 AM
GRANDPARENTS’ DAY Today Fr. Jim will offer a special blessing to these special people in our lives. A Pancake Breakfast, prepared and served by our Confirmation students will take place from 9 AM – Noon. All are invited!
Tuesday, April 9th Adult Formation 9:30 AM
Wednesday, April 10th Classes 6-8 6:00 PM (Final Class)
Classes 9-11 7:15 PM (Final Class)
DATES TO REMEMBER:
CATECHIST MEETING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH
FIRST COMMUNION SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH
SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION FRIDAY, MAY 3RD
MAY CROWNING/FIRST COMMUNION RECEPTION SUNDAY, MAY 5TH
BACCALAUREATE SUNDAY, MAY 19TH
LOOKING AHEAD – ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY Plans are being made for the annual ‘THIS N’ THAT SALE” scheduled for May 17-18. Please begin saving items you wish to donate (no clothing, bedding, mattresses or box springs). Watch future bulletins for the schedule of dates to bring your items. Thank you! For more information call Paulette at 715-399-8564.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT dePAUL Thank you to our Minnie Vinnies who collected over $300. in two hours at a local business. These monies will be used to pay for a night of shelter for homeless families. Our next meeting is on Tuesday, April 9th at 6 PM at Catholic Charities, 1416 Cumming Avenue. There are envelopes in the gathering space of our church if you wish to make a monetary donation to the society.
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS State of the School Address is Thursday, April 11th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM in room 305. / Come and learn about school budget, successes and challenges this past year, goals for the New Year and learn about programming and volunteer opportunities. Pre-school registration is now open. Cathedral School offers a 3 and 4 year old program. Please contact Amanda Schnell at 715-392-3900 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The first graders are continuing to collect pop tops to help Shriners Hospital purchase children’s wheelchairs. There is a collection container on first floor near room 100 and in the 1st grade classroom, room 206. CHASA participates in several programs which generate money for our school. Box Tops for Education is sponsored by General Mills. These tops can be found on several products including food, household items, tableware, office supplies and bakeware. Thank you for your support!
FIESTA deMAYO TACO DINNER will be served at Holy Assumption Church, 5601 Tower Avenue on Wednesday, May 1st, 4:30-7:00 PM. The menu includes 3 hard shell or 2 eight inch shell tacos will all the fixings, Mexican rice, refried beans, chips & salsa, beverage and cookies. All for $7 – ages 10 and under $5. Additional tacos are $2.50 each. Take-outs are available by calling 715-394-7919.
PLEASE NOTE –THE MINISTRY SCHEDULE FOR HOLY WEEK – APRIL 13-21, HAS BEEN SENT UNDER SEPARATE COVER. IF YOU RECEIVED A MINISTRY ASSIGNMENT(S) PLEASE CALL MARY MARGARET AT THE PARISH OFFICE IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO SERVE. THANK YOU!
COLLECTION: MARCH 23-24:
TOTAL $5,314.93 Thank You!
HOLY WEEK – APRIL 13-21
PALM SUNDAY – APRIL 13-14:
Saturday, Mass at 4:00 PM
Sunday, Masses at *9:00 AM & 10:30 AM
*Please note: The 9:00 AM Mass is incense free.
HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 18 – MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER – 7:00 PM
All are invited to bring bells.
GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 19 – OUR LORD’S PASSION & DEATH – 1:00 PM
HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 20, EASTER VIGIL – 8:00 PM
EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 21 – MASSES AT *9:00 AM & 10:30 AM
*Please note: The 9:00 AM Mass is incense free.
ST. FRANCIS PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY
DO YOU HAVE A NEED FOR PRAYER FOR YOURSELF OR A LOVED ONE? NO REQUEST IS TOO SMALL.
CALL THE PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY AND A NETWORK OF PRAYERS WILL BE OFFERED FOR YOUR INTENTION(S).