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
FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – JANUARY 30, 2022
MASS SCHEDULE: JANUARY 31-FEBRUARY 6
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION SATURDAYS, 3:15-3:45 PM
PLEASE NOTE: This week we celebrate the Feast of St. Blaise. Next weekend, February 5-6, at the end of all Masses, Fr. Jim will do a general blessing of throats in honor of St. Blaise.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION VOLUNTEERS
This Sunday we acknowledge and express our gratitude to our volunteer religious education staff. These volunteers include the following:
SANDI ANDERSON HEIDI GONDIK MELISSA GONDIK KAREN KOLODEZESKE ANDREA KRUEGER KATHRYN LANG JANET LeBARD SUZANNE PROCHAZKA LESA RADTKE RAY RADTKE DONNA STUBBE
GOD BLESS YOU ALL FOR YOUR SERVICE!
RCIA AT ST. FRANCIS
Are you an adult who has neve been baptized? Are you a non-Catholic who is interested in joining the Catholic Church Community? Are you an adult seeing the Sacrament of Confirmation? Please consider joining RCIA at St. Francis. Fr. Jim will offer sessions during Lent to prepare those seeking full communion in the Church. Call the parish office at 715-398-7174, for more information. New members will be welcomed into the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday, April 16, 2022.
FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – FEBRUARY 6, 2022
MASS SCHEDULE: FEBRUARY 7-13
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS 3:15-3:45 PM IN RECONCILIATION ROOM
ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY
The annual salad bar has been cancelled but parishioner have been mailed a booklet of raffle tickets for some wonderful prizes. For information regarding donations of prizes or to request more raffle tickets, please call Janet at 715-394-4130, Marilee at 715-399-8252, Betty at 715-394-3790 or Anne at 218-348-8526. Fr. Jim will be drawing the winners on Friday, February 11th. Winners will be notified and announced in the bulletin. Thank you for your continued support of the altar society.
ST. FRANCIS PARISH COUNCIL
St. Francis Parish Council met recently. Copies of the minutes can be found on our website which is www.stfrancisxaviersuperior.com. All of our parish bulletins can also be found there.
Contribution Envelopes for the year 2022 have been mailed. Please note that envelope numbers have changed this year. If you did not receive a packet, please call the parish office and one will be sent to you.
CATHOLIC SERVICES APPEAL
If you have not yet responded to the 2021/22 CSA, please set aside a moment to prayerfully consider a gift amount that your means will permit. Be assured that the Lord knows what is in your heart and how you share your gifts. While it is understood that we cannot all give equally, we are still called by the Gospel to give of ourselves in a way that reflects our blessings. Your gift, whether large or small, matters greatly to the diocese, our parish and to the Lord! Scripture tells us, “There is more happiness in giving than receiving!”
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT dePAUL
This past week we gathered in prayer for a Mass and blessing of our new donation facility. Since the beginning of the pandemic we have provided food, clothing and household goods by delivering them to those in need instead of having them come to a location. We are grateful to all who assisted in our move, for those who continue to provide needed items and to all of the volunteers who continue to sort and deliver donations to our friends in need in our community. God bless our society and those we serve in the new year.
Sympathy & Prayers to the family of Marie & Jerry Rock. Marie was our organist for many years here at St. Francis. May they rest in peace! +
JANUARY 9 $7,051.00
JANUARY 16 $7,316.00
Thank you for your unending generosity!!!
MINISTRY SCHEDULE JANUARY 29-30
MINISTRY SCHEDULE FEBRUARY 5-6
PLEASE NOTE: We are not able to have Gift Bearers at Masses at this time. If you are unable to serve in one of your scheduled liturgies, please telephone a replacement. Call someone who normally serves the particular Mass time at which you are scheduled. Call the parish office if you need a contact number. Thank you.