weekly bulletin

weekly bulletin - january 20th, 2019

Updated: Feb 4, 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

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – JANUARY 20, 2019

MASS SCHEDULE – JANUARY 21-27:

MONDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE

TUESDAY 9:00 AM JUNE CHRISTOPHERSON (Ray Beauto)

WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM KEITH HIOLDEN (Ray Radtke Family)

THURSDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE

FRIDAY 9:00 AM JAMES (JIM) SWEENEY (Maureen Coudret)

SATURDAY 4:00 PM RUSS ERICKSON (John & Faye McKenzie)

SUNDAY 9:00 AM MARY KAY (LINDSEY) WINEK (Jack & Char Milroy)

10:30 AM ANN ARMOUR (Arlene Osterlund)

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

“Coffee & Conversation” with the KC Council 499 in the parish hall following both Masses today. Join us!

58TH ANNUAL SALAD BAR LUNCHEON – FEBRUARY 9 – NOON


The menu will feature a variety of homemade salads, hot German potato salad, bread, dessert and a beverage. Tickets are $9 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-12 and children under age 5 are free.

There will be door prizes as well as the annual raffle drawings.

NOTE: In the gathering space in the back of the church you will find a sign-up sheet. Please sign up to bring a salad, donate a gift card (or 2), or help the day of the luncheon. Salads should be brought to the parish hall the morning of the event between 8 & 10 AM. THANK YOU! For more information call Marilee at 715-399-8252 or Janet at 715-394-4130.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS Plans are being made for “A Reception of Gratitude” scheduled for Sunday, January 27th, 2-4 PM in the parish hall. The event will celebrate the completion of our elevator and renovation of our parish hall. Lunch will be served.

REGISTRATION IN THE PARISH Here’s an easy resolution to complete: Make sure you (and your family) are registered members of St. Francis Parish. Registered members receive church mailings, letters from the pastor and the Catholic Herald Citizen. Registration is easy to do’ please call the parish office at 715-398-7174 to complete the paper work. Thank you RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION

Sunday, January 20th 9:15 AM Grades K-5

Tuesday, January 22nd 9:30 AM Adult Formation –Garden Room

Wednesday, January 23rd 7:00 PM DARE2MOVE – Grades 7-11

Thursday, January 24th 6:00 PM Catechist Appreciation Dinner

The Hammond

Sunday, January 27th 10:30 AM Youth Mass/Catechist Recognition

CONFIRMATION RETREAT for all students preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation (a requirement for Confirmation) will be held here in our parish on February 2, 2019 beginning at 8:30 AM with registration and concluding at 5:00 PM. The day will include confessions and Mass at 4:00 PM. Sister Lisa, from the College of St. Scholastica, and a group of her students will conduct the retreat. A light breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Cost is $10 per student to help defray the cost of the food. Please call Ernie at 715-394-6489 or at the parish at 715-398-7175 to register. Parents are asked to help in serving or clean-up.

ST. FRANCIS FOOD SHELF There are several items needed for our food shelf. These items include cereal, boxed potatoes, pancake mix, syrup, peanut butter, jelly, crackers, rice and spaghettios. Monetary donations are also needed which are used to purchase grocery gift cards.

COMMUNION MINISTERS NEEDED St. Mary’s Hospital, Superior, is looking for Eucharistic Ministers to bring communion to patients. Volunteers are dwindling. Communion Ministers will be on a schedule once or twice a month. New volunteers are welcome! Orientation and training will be offered by staff at the hospital. Please call the parish office to volunteer.

CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS - PANCAKE BREAKFAST On Sunday, January 27th the Cathedral Athletic Association will hold their annual Pancake Breakfast in Kress Hall from

8 AM-Noon. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. A free-will offering will be accepted. Proceeds will help support the athletic department at the school.

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.

PASTA EXTRAVAGANZA CONTEST – FEBRUARY 2nd 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM Do you have the best pasta sauce recipe in the Northland? Put your sauce to the test by entering the contest. This event, hosted by the Knights of Columbus, Council 16691 will benefit the Cathedral School.

For more information interested cooks should contact Jessica Poskozim at 615-392-8511 or Jessica@superiorcathedral.org.

ST. FRANCIS PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL met recently and copies of the minutes are available in the gathering space of the church.

Congratulations to our parishioner Terry Jacobson for being chosen as Chairman of the Catholic Charities Board.

Best wishes on the new position!


COLLECTIONS: JANUARY 5-6:

Adult $6,627.00

Loose 600.00

TOTAL $7,227.00 Thank You!


ST. FRANCIS ENGAGEMENT SURVEY

This past fall parishioners were invited to complete a survey regarding parish life at St. Francis Xavier. Attached to the bulletin is a report offering the highlights of the parish engagement survey. More reporting will be shared in the future – stay tuned!

MINISTRY SCHEDULE January 26-27

4:00 mass

Cross Bearer – Arlene Osterlund

Candles – CarrieAnn Michalski, Sue Koehler

Reader – Steve Tarnowski

Server – Paul Olson

Communion – Arlene Osterlund

Ministers – Steve Tarnowski, Celia Tarnowski, Val Sass

Gift Bearers – Lorie Frink, Theresa Picton

January Ushers – Bob Dembroski, Ron Dembroski, Jerry Beauchamp

9:00 mass

Cross Bearer – Dick Caffrey

Candles – Janet Walroos, Janet Lebard

Reader – Kay Moore

Server – Eual Moore

Communion – Barbara Carey

Ministers – Gail Erdman, Kathy Hesselgrave, Janet Lebard

Gift Bearers – LeMieux Family

January Ushers – Phil Allen, Jim and Joe VanO

10:30 mass

Cross Bearer – Student

Candles – Student

Reader – Student

Server – Student

Communion – Bernie Tomzak

Ministers – Brent Olson, Julie Mccoshen, Shirley Benson

Gift Bearers – Student

January Ushers – Tom Cannon, Howie Mackey, Bob Benson

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

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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