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
NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – AUGUST 11, 2019
ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL – THIS SATURDAY FOLLOWING 4:00 MASS
THERE IS NO CHARGE. PLEASE JOIN US!
MASS SCHEDULE – AUGUST 12-18:
MONDAY 11:00 AM MEMORIAL MASS DONNA HOFFMAN
TUESDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM JULIE DOOLITTLE (Deb & Randy Else)
+THURSDAY 9:00 AM IN HONOR OF FR. JIM’S BIRTHDAY.
FRIDAY 9:00 AM ANNE SNYDER (friends)
SATURDAY 4:00 PM MARY & JOSEPH STRANKO (family)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
10:30 AM JANELLE CANNON LANGDON (Tom & Jan)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
OUR SAVING PASTOR We are cleaning out the storage closet in the parish office and are using left-over bulletin covers from the past year. Enjoy the “golden oldies!”
+HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION This week on Thursday, August 15, we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of Mary. We will be having Mass at 9:00 AM. Please plan to join us.
IMPACT – BRING FAITH TO LIFE. FIND LIFE IN FAITH for the month of August is attached to your bulletin this week. Be sure to take your copy home for some very valuable information. There are extra on the table in the gathering area of the church if you would like to take one to someone who is unable to be here.
ADULT BIBLE STUDY This week Ernie Swartz will begin the Adult Bible Series on Tuesday at 9:30 AM. The topic will be the Book of Matthew and will run for seven weeks. All are welcome! If you would like more information contact Ernie at 715-398-7175.
SCHOOL SUPPLIES The social action committee of the parish will once again be conducting their annual program asking for donations of school supplies. Notebooks, backpacks, crayons, pencils, notebook paper, pens, etc. etc. There is a box in the gathering space of our church for you to place your donations. These will be given to Cathedral School, St. Vincent DePaul and any other facility that
provides help with families. If you know of a family who needs supplies please call the parish office (715-398-7174) and let us know so we are able to help. (This call would be confidential.) Thank you for your continuing generosity. If you have any questions or would like more information contact Marilee at 715-399-8252 or Janet at 715-394-4130.
MINISTRY SCHEDULING We will be completing the scheduling for the months of September, October and November this week. Please call the parish office to let us know of any weekend(s) you are unable to serve in your particular ministries. We are always in need of CROSS/CANDLE/GIFT BEARERS, READERS, SERVERS, COMMUNION MINISTERS & USHERS. Training is offered. Please consider serving your parish family in one (or more) of these very important volunteer opportunities. Thank you!
ST. FRANCIS SCHOOL ALL-SCHOOL REUNION was held here over the past Saturday. It was a wonderful celebration of returning to our beautiful church and renewing old friendships. Thank you to all who made this event possible! And mark your calendars – this will now be an annual event – the 1st Saturday of August. See you there!
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS We are looking for a Hot Lunch Coordinator (29 hours weekly) for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. Send resumes for any of these positions to: Mrs. Samarziya, 1419 Baxter Avenue, Superior, WI. 54880 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cathedral School registration has begun for grades K-8. If you are interested in registering please call the school office at 715-392-2976.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT dePAUL If you wish to donate backpacks you can bring them to the Catholic Charities Building at 1416 Cumming Avenue Monday through Thursdays. We are currently distributing clothing and school supplies to those in need. Would you like to help us distribute and/or sort? This will be done on Thursdays from 12-4:30 PM. Come meet our friendly volunteers as they serve our brothers and sisters in need. Call us at 715-398-4039 if you are in need of school clothing. Please consider joining us at our next meeting on Tuesday, August 13th at 6 PM at the above address.
COLLECTION: JULY 27-28:
Adult $ 3,946.00
TOTAL $ 4,393.10 Thank you!
FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION, AUGUST 15, 9:00 AM
Cross Bearer/Candles - Arlene Osterlund, volunteers
Reader/Server - Bernie Tomzak, Ernie Swartz
Communion Ministers - Arlene, Eual, Kay, volunteer
Gift Bearers - Volunteers
Ushers - Volunteers
MINISTRY SCHEDULE AUGUST 17-18
Cross Bearer – PUL OLSON
Candles – KAY MOORE, CARRIEANN MICHALSKI
Reader – KYLE MEHLUM
Server – EUAL MOORE
Communion – KAY MOORE
Ministers – PAUL OLSON, KYLE MEHLUM, TOM WONDOLKOWSKI
Gift Bearers – VOLUNTEERS
Ushers – BOB/RON DEMBROSKI, VOLUNTEER
Cross Bearer – TOM MICHELA
Candles – JANET LEBARD, BARBARA CAREY
Reader – LESA RADTKE
Server – NANCY LUND
Communion – BARBARA CAREY
Ministers – DAN LEIF, VIRGINIA MICHELA, KATHY HESSELGRAVE
Gift Bearers – GARY/JAN
Ushers – JIM, JOE VANO, VOLUNTEER
Cross Bearer – ALEX LARSON
Candles – ADDY LISDAHL
Reader – KURT LARSON
Server – DWANE ANDERSON
Communion – DAN BLANK
Ministers – SUE BLANK, ERNIE SWARTZ, PETE RABOIN
Gift Bearers – SANDI/ROBERT
Ushers – TOM CANNON, VOLUNTEER, VOLUNTEER
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 YOU INTENTION(S).
715-398-5661 - 715-392-5876 - 715-398-5527
Barbara - Arlene - Virginia