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
EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – AUGUST 5, 2018
MASS SCHEDULE – AUGUST 5-12:
MONDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM BEN PAUL (Clem & family)
THURSDAY 9:00 AM ANNE SNYDER (Mike Stranko)
FRIDAY 9:00 AM SPECIAL INTENTION (Betty)
SATURDAY 4:00 PM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
SUNDAY 9:00 AM JOHN ARCHAMBAULT (Arne & Ruth Dalbec)
10:30 AM CLAYTON & VIRGINIA BERNACKI (family)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
“RAISE US UP” CAMPAIGN UPDATE – GREAT NEWS! Construction is in progress on the new elevator and parish hall renovation! With God’s help the entire project will be completed by the end of September. Please keep in mind:
- Daily Mass will be held in the Garden Room (5th Street side of building).
- The 4th Street Parish Hall Entrance and the 24th Ave E Avenue side entrance are temporarily closed. Please use other entrances to the facility.
- Parish hall bathrooms are under construction and temporarily closed. Please use available restrooms behind the kitchen area. Please follow the signs in the hall to the bathrooms.
- We are now at $420,925 in pledges! This is 94% of our goal! A reminder that pledge and payment envelopes are available in the blue baskets in the gathering space of the church.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY AND COOPERATION
YOUR 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!”
COME JOIN US!
YOU’RE INVITED! Our pastor, Fr. Jim, will be celebrating his 60th Birthday on Wednesday, August 15th (Feast of the Assumption). Parishioners are invited to a special Mass and dinner that evening. Mass will begin at 5:30 PM and dinner will start at 6:30 PM in the parish hall. Fr. Jim’s favorite meal (turkey, dressing and all the trimmings) is on the menu. Of course there will be a lemon cake too! The dinner will be catered by Sarah Mae’s of Duluth. There is no charge for the meal however reservations are required by August 13th. Please call the parish office or sign up at table in the gathering space.
Hope to see you there!
ST. FRANCIS SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE The following items are needed for our St. Francis Food Shelf: cereal, Hamburger Helper, crackers, peanut butter, soups, spaghettios, mac/cheese, boxed potatoes & spaghetti. Your donations may be left in the wooden box at the ramp entrance of the church. Thank you!
KC COUNCIL 499 will meet on Monday, August 6th, at 7 PM at the Challenge Center. A Rosary will be recited prior to the business meeting at 6:30 PM. In addition to regular business items the new program year will be discussed.
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS Registration for pre-school and grades K-8 continues. Please call the main office at 715-392-2976 for more information. The office is open Tuesday and Thursday through the summer from 9-2. There are several employment opportunities for the upcoming school year. These include half-time middle school Language Arts & Science and Pre-School Aides. Send your cover letter and resume to Mrs. Jaime Samarzia at 1419 Baxter Avenue firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sympathy & Prayers to the family of
Elizabeth (Betty) Gronski. May she rest in peace.
COLLECTION JULY 21-22:
Adult Envelopes $3,639.00 Food Shelf $25.00
TOTAL $4,081.00 Thank You!
MINISTRY SCHEDULING FOR SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER & NOVEMBER HAS BEGUN.
IF YOU KNOW OF A DATE (S) YOU ARE UNAVAILABLE, PLEASE CALL THE PARISH OFFICE. WE ARE ALWAYS IN NEED OF CROSS, CANDLE, GIFT BEARERS, READERS, SERVERS, COMMUNION MINISTERS AND USHERS. TRAINING IS OFFERED. PLEASE CONSIDER SERVING YOUR PARISH FAMILY IN SOME WAY.
MINISTRY SCHEDULE AUGUST 11-12
Cross Bearer – Arlene Osterlund
Candles – Lorie Frink, Sue Koehler
Reader – Paul Olson
Server – Hudson Michalski
Communion – Val Sass
Ministers – Arlene Osterlund, Kathy Hanson, Lorie Frink
Gift Bearers – Dembroski Boys
August Usher – Don, Rob, Ron Dembroski
Cross Bearer – Tom Michela
Candles – Virginia Michela, Kay Moore
Reader – Pete Raboin
Server – Nancy Lund
Communion – Kathy Hesselgrave
Ministers – Gail Erdman. Eual Moore, Kay Moore
Gift Bearers – Genny/Tristan Teasley
August Ushers – Phil Allen, Randy Kline, Jim Lemieux
Cross Bearer – Jim Lane
Candles – Malu Lane, Sebastian Lane
Reader – Tom Hansen
Server – Brent Olson
Communion – Sam Dotterwick
Ministers – Julie McCoshen, Kade Walpole, Bernie Tomzak
Gift Bearers – McCoshen Family
July Ushers – Ernie Swartz, Jim Anklam, Tom Cannon
PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY
DO YOU HAVE A NEED FOR YOURSELF, A LOVED ONE OR A FRIEND?
CALL THE PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY AND PRAYERS WILL BE OFFERED FOR YOUR SPECIAL INTENTION.
CALL ANY OF THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS - NO REQUEST IS TOO SMALL.
715-398-5661 715-392-2492 715-392-5876