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
FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT – DECEMBER 23, 2018
TREE TRIMMING & LUNCHEON
MASS SCHEDULE – DECEMBER 24-30:
CHRISTMAS EVE – MONDAY 4:00 PM ELMER/JIM/LOUIS, Sr, & FRANCES (Gerri Copiskey) 5:30 PM RAYMOND RITCHIE, Jr (friends)
CHRISTMAS DAY – TUESDAY MIDNIGHT HALINA STRUGALA (friends)
10:30 AM JOHN, MARY ELLEN, THOMAS (family)
WEDNESDAY 11:15 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, Superior.
THURSDAY 10:30 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at The Lighthouse of Superior.
SATURDAY 4:00 PM BARBARA McKAY (John & Faye)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM EARL DAVERN (family)
10:30 AM IN REMEMBRANCE KC COUNCIL 499
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
TREE TRIMMING & LUNCHEON This Sunday, following the 10:30 Mass our parish Christmas Tree will be trimmed. We welcome all students, adults and families to help. Following the trimming a luncheon will be served in the parish hall. All are welcome!!!
CHARITABLE GIVING REMINDER Any contributions that you would like to have applied in the year 2018 must be postmarked or dropped at the parish no later than December 31, 2018. All contributions received after this date will be applied to the year 2019.
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS There are currently openings for preschool part time aides and substitute teachers. Please send resumes and cover letter to Jaime Samarziya, 1419 Baxter Avenue, Superior, WI. 54880 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please remember to save all General Mills boxtops, Milk Moola, plastic covers from milk jugs of all sizes. orange juice, juice drinks, ice cream and tops of plastic milk bags. We also collect Coke Rewards, aluminum cans and Loaves for Learning. There is a container in the gathering space of our church for your donations.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, COUNCIL 499 will gather for 10:30 Mass next Sunday, December 30th. All KC members are encouraged to attend. Following both the 9:00 AM and the 10:30 Mass a light brunch will be served for knights and their wives as well as anyone who wishes to attend. Any men interested in becoming a KC are welcome to attend.
DIVORCE CARE CLASS will begin on January 22, 2019, 6:30 PM in Cathedral’s Kress Hall, Room 6. The class is for people who are currently going through a divorce or those who have been through a divorce. To register call the Cathedral parish office at 715-392-8511 with your name and telephone number. Confidentiality is respected. For questions please call Jim Ronchak, class leader, at 715-394-4822. To learn more about Divorce Care check out the program at www.divorcecare.org.
Sympathy & Prayers to the family of Mark Fitzgerald.
May he rest in peace. +
COLLECTION DECEMBER 8-9:
Adult Envelopes $5,461.00
TOTAL $6,107.03 Food Shelf $75.00
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A Christmas Message from our Pastor…. +
Tis the Season of Great Joy!
Tis the Season of the Incarnation!
Tis the Season of Our Savior’s Birth!
As we come to the celebration of Christmas I wish all of you the very best of God’s love in this Holy Season.
The Christmas Masses are always so beautiful, mystical (and fun!)
Please join us for the holiday and find God’s Presence and care for you in the liturgies of the Nativity. Blessings for a lovely Christmas!
Minstry Schedule: Christmas Eve
Cross Bearer – Noah Ilenda
Candles – CarrieAnn Michalski, Teagan Radtke
Reader – Lesa Radtke
Server – Hudson Michalski
Communion – Celia, Mallory and Steve Tarnowski
Ministers – Shannon, Kirk Ilenda, Val Sass
Gift Bearers – Kline Family
Ushers: Dembroski Boys, Jim, Braylon Lemieux, Ernie Swartz
Cross Bearer – Saari Family
Candles – Saari Family
Reader – Pete Raboin
Server – Brent Olson
Communion – Shirley Benson, Kade Walpole
Ministers – Bonnie, Larry McDonald, Jen Saari
Gift Bearers – Tara Benson and Family
Ushers: Bob Benson, Howie Mackey, volunteers
Minstry Schedule: Christmas Day
Cross Bearer – Arlene Osterlund
Candles – Paul Olson, Volunteer
Reader – Kay Moore
Server – Eual Moore
Communion – Paul Olson, Arlene Osterlund
Ministers – Kay Moore
Gift Bearers – KC Council 499
Cross Bearer – Sebastian Lane
Candles – Malu/Jim Lane
Reader – Jane Anklam
Server – Pete Raboin
Communion – Don Bronson, Paulette White
Ministers – Volunteers
Gift Bearers – Tony Bronson Family
Ushers: Jim Anklam, Volunteers
MINISTRY SCHEDULE December 29-30
Cross Bearer – Paul Olson
Candles – CarrieAnn Michalski, Kay Moore
Reader – Glen Erickson
Server – Hudson Michalski
Communion – Kay Moore
Ministers – Eual Moore, Val Sass, Angela Booth
Gift Bearers – Dwane Anderson
December Ushers – Dembroskis, Volunteers
Cross Bearer – Dick Caffrey
Candles – Janet Walroos, Betty Krysiak
Reader – Thomas Shamla
Server – Pete Raboin
Communion – Kathy Hesselgrave
Ministers – Dan Lief, Virginia Michela, Gail Erdman
Gift Bearers – Tom/Virginia Michela
December Ushers – Randy Kline, Jim LeMieux, Bill Connolly
Cross Bearer – Alex Larson
Candles – Aaron Moen
Reader – Kurt Larson
Server – Ernie Swartz
Communion – Julie McCoshen
Ministers – Bernie Tomzak, Gretchen Olson, Shirley Benson
Gift Bearers – McCoshen Family
December Ushers – Tom Cannon, Jim Anklam, Bob Benson