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
SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - JULY 22, 2018
MASS SCHEDULE –JULY 23-29:
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM STEVE BLOOMQUIST (friends)
THURSDAY 10:30 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at the Lighthouse.
FRIDAY 9:00 AM BERNIE SAMPSON (Joe & Susan Hudacek)
SATURDAY 4:00 PM PAUL ZATKO (Gloria, Robert & families)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM EARL DAVERN (family)
10:30 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
“RAISE US UP” CAMPAIGN UPDATE – GREAT NEWS! Construction is in progress on the new elevator and parish hall renovation! With God’s help the entire project will be completed by the end of September. Please keep in mind:
- Daily Mass will be held in the Garden Room (5th Street side of building).
- The 4th Street Parish Hall Entrance and the 24th Ave E Avenue side entrance are temporarily closed. Please use other entrances to the facility.
- Parish hall bathrooms are under construction and temporarily closed. Please use available restrooms behind the kitchen area. Please follow the signs in the hall to the bathrooms.
- We are now at $419,510 in pledges! This is 93% of our goal! A reminder that pledge and payment envelopes are available in the blue baskets in the gathering space of the church.
THANK YOU for your generosity and cooperation
COME JOIN US!
YOU’RE INVITED! Our pastor, Fr. Jim, will be celebrating his 60th Birthday on Wednesday, August 15th (Feast of the Assumption). Parishioners are invited to a special Mass and dinner that evening. Mass will begin at 5:30 PM and dinner will start at 6:30 PM in the parish hall. Fr. Jim’s favorite meal (turkey, dressing and all the trimmings) is on the menu. Of course there will be a lemon cake too! The dinner will be catered by Sarah Mae’s of Duluth. There is no charge for the meal however reservations are required by August 13th. Please call the parish office or sign up at table in the gathering space.
Hope to see you there!
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, COUNCIL 499 will celebrate a 5th Sunday Communion at St. Anthony Church in Superior on July 29th at the 9:00 AM Mass.
Knights and their families are welcome.
The Silver Rose Event will be held in Superior on Thursday, July 26th beginning at 4 PM with a prayer service at Cathedral of Christ the King. The Rose will then travel by car to St. Francis with a coinciding 5 mile walk to St. Anthony, Superior, where a second prayer service will be held. Following the service hot dogs, chips, water or soda will be served. All are welcome!
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS Registration for pre-school and grades K-8 continues. Please call the main office at 715-392-2976 for more information. The office is open Tuesday and Thursday through the summer from 9-2, however please call the office before coming to be sure someone is available. There are several employment opportunities for the upcoming school year. These include half-time middle school religion, science, and social studies. Send your cover letter and resume to Mrs. Jaime Samarzia at 1419 Baxter Avenue or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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SPECIAL THANKS to Scott Myers and Pete Raboin for solving our “pigeon problems” in the belfry and the front steps of the church. We appreciate the good work!!
THANK YOU, too, to all who brought grocery bags for our food shelf! We have hundreds!
COLLECTION JULY 7-8:
Adult Envelopes $4,383.00
TOTAL $4,745.00 Thank You!
MINISTRY SCHEDULE JULY 28-29
Cross Bearer – Arlene Osterlund
Candles – CarrieAnn Michalski, Sue Koehler
Reader – Kyle Mehlum
Server – Hudson Michalski
Communion – Arlene Osterlund
Ministers – Glen Erickson, Steve and Celia Tarnowski
Gift Bearers – Steve and Celia Tarnowski
July Ushers – Jerry Beauchamp, Ron Dembroski, Volunteer
Cross Bearer – Janet LeBard
Candles – Barbara Carey, Janet Walroos
Reader – Rick Davern
Server – Eual Moore
Communion – Judy Davern
Ministers – Gail Erdman Kay Moore Janet LeBard
Gift Bearers – LeMieux Family
July Ushers – Bill Connolly, Jim VanO, Joe VanO
Cross Bearer – Jim Lane
Candles – Sebastian and Malu Lane
Reader – Bernie Tomzak
Server – Brent Olson
Communion – Gretchen Olson
Ministers – Dwane Anderson, Kade Walpole, Julie McCoshen
Gift Bearers – McCoshen Family
July Ushers – Pat Nummi, Howie Mackey, Tom Cannon
PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY
DO YOU HAVE A NEED FOR YOURSELF, A LOVED ONE OR A FRIEND?
CALL THE PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY AND PRAYERS WILL BE OFFERED FOR YOUR SPECIAL INTENTION.
CALL ANY OF THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS - NO REQUEST IS TOO SMALL.
715-398-5661 715-392-2492 715-392-5876