ST FRANCIS XAVIER CATHOLIC CONGREGATION
2316 East Fourth Street, Superior, WI. 54880
Parish Office Hours: Monday -Friday 8 AM – 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
SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT – DECEMBER 6, 2020
MASS SCHEDULE: DECEMBER 7-13
READERS: DECEMBER 5-6
4:00 MASS TOM WONDOLKOWSKI
9:00 MASS RICK DAVERN
10:30 MASS PETE RABOIN
ITEMS OF IMPORTANCE
MASS DISPENSATION: Due to the severity of the COVID crisis Bishop Powers has given a dispensation for attendance at Mass to all Catholics in the diocese. Our parish will continue to celebrate Masses but attendance is not required at this time. Should you not be feeling well, please pray at home.
The new Lector workbooks for Year B which begins the first Sunday of Advent, November 29h, are available in the sacristy. Please check your name off when you pick up your book. Thank you!
The 2021 Catholic Calendars are here. We have them on the table in the entry to the parish office (4th Street Entrance). Please stop by if you would like one.
Our religious education classes, Grades K-10 are currently suspended due to the public school’s prevention plan. Confirmation Classes will be held on line.
Due to the COVID-19 Virus the St. Francis Altar Society will not meet until further notice.
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 13, 2020
MASS SCHEDULE, DECEMBER 14-20
READERS: DECEMBER 12-13
4:00 MASS GLEN ERICKSON
9:00 MASS LESA RADTKE
10:30 MASS CHRIS SWANSON
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS
We are in need of substitute teachers. A four-year degree is required but the degree does not have to be in education. Contact Melissa in the main office at 715-392-2976 for more information. The Cathedral Home and School Association continues to collect Box Tops for Education. They can be found on several products including food, household items, tableware, office supplies and even bakeware. These can be dropped off at the school office. Thank you!
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DePAUL
Our annual appeal traditionally held during the month of November has been postponed until the new year. If you would like to make a donation before the end of the year, pleases send your check to SVDP, 1416 Cumming Avenue, Superior, WI. 54880 Together we continue to bring Christ’s love to our neighbors in need, especially during this pandemic.
“RAISE US UP” ELEVATOR FUND
TOTAL PLEDGED: $459,540.00
TOTAL RECEIVED: $451.258.00
REMAINING TO RAISE: $ 8,282.00
Thank you! to all who have fulfilled their pledges! Thank you! to all who continue to fulfill their commitment each month. Please call the parish office if you would like to know what your balance on your pledge is. Your continuing generosity to our parish is very appreciated!
Recently, through the Sacrament of Baptism we welcomed… Alani Mae Anderson, daughter of Ali and Megan. Alani’s godparents are Sean Gallagher, Alissa Anderson & Jessica Gallagher. Taylor Anne Warren-Popoe, daughter of Peter & Kelly. Taylor’s godparents are Todd & Dee Warren & Jeff & Denise Plunkett.
NOVEMBER 15: $5,044.00
NOVEMBER 22: $5.164.00
GOD’S HEALING HAND
To our brothers and sisters who have contracted and are
suffering due to the Coronavirus Disease,
we pray that God’s healing hand may rest upon you.
To medical doctors, nurses and supporting staff
who are in the frontline of the fight against COVID-19,
may the Good Lord sustain you and inspire you
to render your life-saving services with care, love and compassion.
To all those who have lost loved ones due to the outbreak,
we convey our deepest sympathies.
We pray that their souls, through God’s mercy, may rest in eternal peace.
We pray that God may grant all bereaved families his consolation and
strengthen their faith and hope in Jesus Christ.