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
FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – JULY 14, 2019
MASS SCHEDULE – JULY 15-21:
SATURDAY 4:00 PM JOANN BEAUTO (Ray & family)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
10:30 AM JOHN PICARD (Sylvia, Mary, Chuck & Al)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
This weekend we welcome Fr. William Fider, a retired priest
from the Diocese of Duluth.
Fr. Fider will celebrate our weekend liturgies with us.
COMING SOON! ST. FRANCIS XAVIER ALL-SCHOOL REUNION is being planned for August 3, 2019 here in our parish church and parish hall. There is no fee, no registration or RSVP. Simply plan to attend. The schedule is as follows:
2:30 PM Prayer of the Rosary 3:00 - 4:00 PM - Favorite Hymns
4:00 PM Mass 5:00 PM – “Hot Lunch”
9:00 PM Celebration continues – place to be announced.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT dePAUL Do you have a couple of hours on a Thursday afternoon to help us sort clothing donations? Our generous community has blessed us with clothing in all sizes – in order to distribute it we need to sort it. Please stop by on Thursday, July 18 or 25 from 2:30-4:30 and our volunteers will gladly put you to work! Our free store is in the Catholic Charities Building located at 1416 Cumming Avenue. You are welcome to join us at out next meeting on Tuesday, July 23rd at 6 PM at the above address.
BLESSED SOLANUS CASEY You are invited on Tuesday evening, July 30th in Kress Hall at the Cathedral of Christ the King for “The Porter’s Potluck.” The evening will include a meal, presentation and time of prayer to celebrate the memorial of Blessed Solanus Casey. Following the meal seminarian Dan Tracy will give a presentation on Fr. Solanus. Dan’s presentation will be an opportunity for prayer and a blessing with a relic of the True Cross. A relic of Blessed Solanus will be available for veneration. All are welcome.
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS We are currently looking for a few positions for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. These positions include a Middle School Science Teacher and Middle School Social Studies teacher. These are half-time positions but could be combined to a full-time position. We are also looking for a Hot Lunch Coordinator (29 hours weekly) for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. Send resumes for any of these positions to: Mrs. Samarziya, 1419 Baxter Avenue, Superior, WI. 54880 or email@example.com. Teaching position applications will be accepted until July 12 and the hot lunch coordinator position will be held until position is filled. Cathedral School registration has begun for grades K-8. If you are interested in registering please call the school office at 715-392-2976.
SINGLE CATHOLIC SUMMER RETREAT Looking for more Catholic community and spiritual enrichment? Join like-minded single Catholics, from all over the country, at an upcoming retreat near Chicago, IL. July 26-28, 2019. Fr. Thomas Loya and Jim Martini will be presenting on the theme of “Remaining Relational in an Unrelational World.” The weekend will also include music, time for reflection, Mass, fellowship and more. Space is limited to register soon. For more details and to register visit: www.JPllevents.com.
BEAUTIFULLY FLAWED Our parishioner Chloe Hofman (recently confirmed here) had surgery last January for a below the knee amputation. She now has the opportunity to attend “Beautifully Flawed” – a Christian retreat for amputee women. Lake Superior Chiropractic is hosting a fundraiser for Chloe. For every massage purchased 50% will be donated to Chloe. If you have an interest in the fundraiser, please call 715-397-6679 or stop by Lake Superior Chiropractic in East End. Thank you!
COLLECTION: JUNE 29-30:
Adult $ 3,899.00
TOTAL $ 4,625.25 Thank you!
ST. FRANCIS PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY +
DO YOU HAVE A NEED FOR PRAYER FOR YOURSELF OR A LOVED ONE? NO REQUEST IS TOO SMALL.
CALL THE PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY AND A NETWORK OF PRAYERS WILL BE OFFERED FOR YOU INTENTION(S).
715-398-5661 - BARBARA
715-392-5876 - ARLENE
715-398-5527 - VIRGINIA
MINISTRY SCHEDULE JULY 20-21
Cross Bearer – ARELENE OSTERLUND
Candles – CARRIEANN MICHALSKI, CELIA TARNOWSKI
Reader – STEVE TARNOWSKI
Server – PAUL OLSON
Communion – STEVE TARNOWSKI
Ministers – CELIA TARNOWSKI, ARLENE OSTERLUND, VAL SASS
Gift Bearers – LORIE FRINK
Ushers – JERRY BEAUCHAMP, RON/BOB DEMBROSKI
Cross Bearer – TOM MICHELA
Candles – VIRGINIA MICHELA, BETTY KRYSIAK
Reader – CHRIS SWANSON
Server – EUAL MOORE
Communion – KAY MOORE
Ministers – BARBARA CAREY, GAIL ERDMAN, JANET LEBARD
Gift Bearers – LEMIEUX FAMILY
Ushers – PHIL ALLEN, JIM LEMIEUX, BRAYLON LEMIEUX
Cross Bearer – KIRK ILENDA
Candles – MCCOSHEN FAMILY
Reader – JANE ANKLAM
Server – GRETCHEN OLSON
Communion – JULIE MCCOSHEN
Ministers – DAN BLANK, SUE BLANK, BERNIE TOMZAK
Gift Bearers – BLANK FAMILY
Ushers – HOWIE MACKEY, JIM ANKLAM, PAT NUMMI
A MESSAGE OF IMPORTANCE
The Catholic Church is working diligently to prevent sexual abuse by parish employees, volunteers, deacons and priests. If you have been sexually abused by someone associated with the Church and would like to report or discuss the experience, we urge you to contact Kathy Drinkwine at 715-718-1110.
The Diocese of Superior welcomes your call and understands how difficult it may be to reach out for help in this situation. The phone number provided is confidential and dedicated solely to these calls. Know that your call will be treated with respect, dignity, and compassion.
The Diocese of Superior is bound by civil and canon law to report sexual abuse of a minor to civil authorities. Anyone who believes that they have been sexually abused is strongly urged to report as well.