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
SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - FEBRUARY 16, 2020
MASS SCHEDULE – FEBRUARY 17-23:
TUESDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM DONALD LARSEN (Jim Izzard)
THURSDAY 9:00 AM JANET HUGHES (St. Francis Altar Society)
FRIDAY 9:00 AM JULIE DOOLITTLE (friends)
SATURDAY 4:00 PM PATRICIA DeMEYER (Sister-In-Law, Mary Ann)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM LAUREL KOEHLER (Darlene Olson)
10:30 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NOTES
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16 Grades K-6 9:15 AM
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18 Adult Bible Study – 9:30
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 Grades 6-8 6:00 PM; Grades 9-11 7:15 PM
CONFIRMATION RETREAT – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22 – 8:30 AM-5 PM
Light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Cost is $10 to cover the food costs.
Guest speakers will be Sister Lisa, Mark Hakes and some college students from CSS.
This is for ALL students preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation.
Contact Ernie at 715-394-6489 or 715-398-7175 for more information.
AS WE ENTER THE COLD AND FLU SEASON our parish has made changes to the distribution of Holy Communion to help prevent the spread of illness. The distribution of Holy Communion will be limited to the host alone with only the priest having the chalice. This is a temporary liturgical modification that will be lifted once we are through the cold and flu season.
ST. FRANCIS PARISH STEWARDSHIP COMMITTEE - MARDI GRAS PIZZA PARTY
following 4:00 Mass on Saturday, February 22nd. The committee is asking for asking for volunteer assistance to decorate and clean up for the event. If interested please call
Dan at 218-590-4312.
RCIA AT ST. FRANCIS Are you an adult who has never been baptized? Are you a non-Catholic
who is interested in joining the Catholic Church Community? Are you an adult seeking the Sacrament of Confirmation? Please consider joining RCIA at St. Francis. Fr. Jim will conduct sessions on Thursday evenings (6:30 PM – 8:00 PM) in the Garden Room. These sessions will begin on February 27thand continue through April 2nd. Call the parish office at 715-398-7174. New members are welcomed into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday, April 11, 2020.
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS
Mark your calendars!
Substitute Teachers needed: Have you considered substitute teaching? A 4 years degree is required but the degree does not need to be in education. If you are interested, please contact Melissa in the main office for more information. (715-392-2976)
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:
MARDI GRAS CARNIVAL All are invited to join in the fun on Tuesday, February 25th from 5-7 PM in the school gym. Admission and food sales begin at 4:30. Cost is $12 for unlimited wristband if purchased prior to February 21st or $15 at the door. The kitchen will be selling pizza, hot dogs, cookies, water and juice boxes all for a small fee. Come hungry and have fun!
THURSDAY, MARCH 5TH Kindergarten Round-Up / 9 AM or 5:30 PM
Middle School Information Night – 6PM - & PM
First graders continue to collect pop tabs which will be used to help Shriners Hospital to purchase children’s wheelchairs. There is a container on the table in the gathering space for your use or they can be dropped off at the school in rooms 100 & 206.
Call Kristen Revering at 715-392-2976 for more information on either event.
ST. ANTHONY PARISH, SUPERIOR will again be serving the Friday Fish Dinners beginning on Friday, February 28th and continuing through Friday, April 10th from 4:30 PM-7 PM. The menu includes choice of fried or baked fish, mashed or baked potato, coleslaw, vegetable, pickled beets, roll, dessert & beverage. Cost is $10 for adults, students (12 and under) $5 and preschoolers are free. The facility is handicapped accessible. Take-out orders are available.
CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS will meet on Wednesday, February 19th at 11 AM at the Keyport Lounge at 11 AM. Lunch will be ordered from the menu. Tim Gallagher will be the guest speaker whose topic will be the American Red Cross and the tornado clean-up in Florida. All interested women are welcome to attend. If you need a ride call Ro Birch at 715-394-5958.
EXPRESSIONS OF DISCIPLESHIP – 2019/20 CATHOLIC SERVICES APPEAL
If you have not yet responded to the 2019-20 CSA, please set aside a moment to prayerfully consider a gift amount that your means will permit. A total of $39,348 has been pledged from our parishioners. Our parish “fair share” responsibility for the coming year is $51,346. Thank you to all who have already pledged.
SUPERIOR CATHOLIC YOUTH GROUP UPCOMING EVENTS:
Registration for Steubenville and Extreme Faith Camp are quickly approaching for summer events.
Extreme Camp Fundraiser on February 21 & 22 at East End Super One.
High School/Young Adult Retreat, adoration and Mass with Fr. Mike Schmitz on March 1stat St. Anthony, Superior.Contact Virginia Kovaleski or 925-300-1671) to hear more about the youth group or any upcoming events.
37THANNUAL GARBAGE OMELET BREAKFAST sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 7106, on Sunday, February 23rd 8 AM – 1 PM at Holy Assumption Parish, 5601 Tower Avenue. Menu features three -egg omelets with your choice of fillings, hash browns, toast and beverage – adults $8 and children 12 & under $5.
ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY SALAD BAR LUNCHEON
Special THANK YOU! to all for another huge success!
CONGRATULATIONS! To all of the prize winners:
SUSAN HAWLEY, MARK CUMMINGS, DAVID REVOY, EMILY WASKO, JOANNIE THOMPSON, ALYSON McGUIRK, THOMAS HIGGINS,
JACQUIE KINNEY, SOPHIA PENNEY, ANGIE RIKKOLA, SUE DATE,
CAROLE NORDNESS, IRENE ANDERSON, TONI HOOD, JENNY STRANG,
ERIN LIEBAERT, DARLA PENNEY, MARY MARGARET SITEK,
JUDY LONGSHORE, KATHY LEHMAN, BETTY KRYSIAK, PATRICIA DAHL, PAULETTE YADON, BETTE KRIVINCHUK, LESLIE JOHNSON,
PATRICIA GOLDBERG, ROSE RANTHUM, LESLIE JOHNSON,
JOAN KUBAREK, MARY HAUSWIRTH, COLETTE PEKKALA,
TONI GOTELAERE, JEAN EASTMAN , RUTH DALBEC, MADELINE BRIDGE AND SHIRLEY WILSON.
Sympathy & Prayers to the family of Daniel Dodge.
May he rest in peace +
COLLECTION: February 1-2, 2020
Adult Envelopes $ 5,228.00
Loose 364.25 School Assessment $1,595.00
TOTAL $ 5,592.25 Heating Expenses $ 680.00
MINISTRY SCHEDULE FEBRUARY 22-23
Cross Bearer – STEVE TARNOWSKI
Candles – CELIA TARNOWSKI, SUE KOEHLER
Reader – TOM WONDOLKOWSKI
Server – PAUL OLSON
Communion – ANGEL BOOTH
Ministers – VAL SASS
Gift Bearers – MILLER FAMILY
Ushers – BOB, RON DEMBROSKI, LINDA BYRNES
Cross Bearer – DICK CAFFREY
Candles – MICHAEL SHAMLA, VOLUNTEER
Reader – DIANNE CAFFREY
Server – EUAL MOORE
Communion – BERNIE TOMZAK
Ministers – KATHY HESSELGRAVE
Gift Bearers – SHAMLA FAMILY
Ushers – JACK SWEENEY, BOB ERDMAN, TOM HAACK
Cross Bearer – ALEX LARSON
Candles – AVERY PROCHAZKA
Reader – DAN BLANK
Server – SUE BLANK
Communion – JANET LEBARD
Ministers – GRETCHEN OLSON
Gift Bearers – MOEN FAMILY
Ushers – JIM ANKLAM, PAT NUMMI, BOB BENSON