weekly bulletin

weekly bulletin - december 30th, 2018

Updated: Jan 6, 2019

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

FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY – DECEMBER 30, 2018

MASS SCHEDULE – DECEMBER 31-JANUARY 6, 2019:

NEW YEAR’S EVE– MONDAY 4:00 PM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS

NEW YEAR’S DAY – TUESDAY 10:30 AM KARYN BYRNES (Jon Bristol)

WEDNESDAY 11:15 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel, Superior.

THURSDAY 10:00 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at Golden Living.

FRIDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE

SATURDAY 4:00 PM LEON STILWELL (Betty)

SUNDAY 9:00 AM JAMES SWEENEY (friends)

10:30 AM GEORGE/EVA BURGNER (Virginia)

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM

A note from our pastor…

I would like to offer my sincere thanks to you for your generosity to me during the Christmas Season. I appreciate your many cards, gifts and wonderful treats.

As we celebrate the New Year, I am filled with great hope.

My prayers are with you for a Happy, Healthy 2019!

Please note: The parish office will be closed on Monday and Tuesday. Regular Office hours will resume on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. In case of an emergency please call 715-398-7174.

OUR OLD CHRISTMAS TREE This year we have new Christmas Trees in the sanctuary. So we are offering our old Christmas tree (14 feet) to a good home. If you would like the tree and are willing to come to the church to take it away, please call the parish office – 715-398-7174.

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.

ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY will meet on Thursday, January 3rd at 1:00 PM in the Garden Room. All ladies of the parish are welcome! Hostesses for the afternoon will be Barbara Bronson and Kay Moore.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION

Classes resume on Wednesday, January 2nd for Grades 6-8 and 9-11.

Classes resume on Sunday, January 6th for Grades K-5.

ADULT FORMATION A new video series of the Gospel of Matthew will begin on Tuesday, January 8th at 9:30 AM and 7:00 PM – both sessions in the Garden Room.

All are welcome! Call Ernie at 715-398-7175 or 715-394-6489 if you would like more information.

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 j.samarziya@superiorcathedralschool.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 CUNCIL 499 hold its regular business meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at St. Anthony Parish at 4315 E. 3rd Street in Allouez. The evening will begin with the Rosary at 6:30 PM followed by the meeting at 7:00 PM.

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.

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

We wish to express our sincere gratitude to A-1 Movers for their absoloutely huge donation of food to our St. Francis Food Shelf! During the past holiday season we helped over 30 families thus our shelves were very empty!

God Bless Cris, John & the entire crew at A-1!


COLLECTION DECEMBER 15-16:

Adult Envelopes $5,280.00

Loose 768.67

TOTAL $6,048.03

MINISTRY SCHEDULE New Year’s Eve

4:00PM 12/31/18

Cross Bearer – Arlene Osterlund

Candles – Lorie Frink, CarrieAnn Michalski

Reader – Tom Wondolkowski

Server – Hudson Michalski

Communion – Arlene, Lorie, Paul Olson

Ministers – Dwane Anderson

Gift Bearers – Volunteers

Ushers – December Ushers

10:30AM 1/1/2019

Cross Bearer – Volunteer

Candles – Volunteers

Reader – Dan Blank

Server – Sue Blank

Communion – Ernie Swartz, Don Bronson

Ministers – Eual, Kay Moore

Gift Bearers – Volunteers

Ushers – January Ushers

MINISTRY SCHEDULE January 5-6

4:00 mass

Cross Bearer – Arlene Osterlund

Candles – Lorie Frink, CarrieAnn Michalski

Reader – Celia Tarnowski

Server – Hudson Michalski

Communion – Angela Booth

Ministers – Steve Tarnowski, Celia Tarnowski, Lorie Frink

Gift Bearers – Ushers

January Ushers – Bob Dembroski, Ron Dembroski, Jerry Beauchamp

9:00 mass

Cross Bearer – Dick Caffrey

Candles – Janet LeBard, Lanjet Walroos

Reader – Carolyn Sweeny

Server – Eual Moore

Communion – Kay Moore

Ministers – Dan Leif, Gail Erdman, Janet Lebard

Gift Bearers – Randy/Christina Kline

January Ushers – Phil Allen, Jim and Joe VanO

10:30 mass

Cross Bearer – Ernie Swartz

Candles – Aaron Moen, Meara Moen

Reader – Dan Blank

Server – Sue Blank

Communion – Paulette White

Ministers – Bernie Tomzak, Shirley Benson, Don Bronson

Gift Bearers – Gretchen and Darcy

January Ushers – Tom Cannon, Howie Mackey, Bob Benson


+ Do you have a prayer request?

A need for yourself or a loved one?

Call the parish prayer ministry and a network

of prayers will be offered for your intention. 715-398-5661 715-392-5876

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Contact

Address |

2316 East Fourth Street

Superior, WI 54880

​​Phone |

Office: 715-398-7174

Prayer Requests: 715-398-5661

Email​ |

mary@stfrancisxavier.us

Office Hours |

Monday -Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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