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
SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - JULY 29, 2018
MASS SCHEDULE –JULY 30-AUGUST 5:
MONDAY 11:00 AM FUNERAL MASS FOR EDWARD MELKON
TUESDAY 11:00 AM FUNERAL MASS FOR ANNE SNYDER
WEDNESDAY 11:15 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel.
THURSDAY 10:00 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at Golden Living Center.
SATURDAY 4:00 PM CATHERINE HART (Bob & Marcia Anderson & family)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
10:30 AM MARY ELLEN FLAHERTY (family)
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 $420,735 in pledges! This is 94% 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!
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. 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.
ST. VINCENT dePAUL NEWSLETTERS are on the table in the gathering area of the church. Please take one home for an update on the society’s activities.
Sympathy & Prayers to the families of
Agnes Zatko, Edward Melkon , Thomas Munro,
Anne Snyder & Janet Cage.
May they rest in peace. +
This weekend, through the Sacrament of Baptism we welcome… Sofina Rae LeBlanc, daughter of
Andrew & Chelsea.
Nora Rose Quam, daughter of
Adam & Angela.
COLLECTION JULY 14-15:
Adult Envelopes $3,418.00
TOTAL $4,010.00 Thank You!
MINISTRY SCHEDULING FOR SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER & NOVEMBER HAS BEGUN.
IF YOU KNOW OF A DATE (S) YOU ARE UNAVAILABLE, PLEASE CALL THE PARISH OFFICE. WE ARE ALWAYS IN NEED OF CROSS, CANDLE, GIFT BEARERS, READERS, SERVERS, COMMUNION MINISTERS AND USHERS. TRAINING IS OFFERED. PLEASE CONSIDER SERVING YOUR PARISH FAMILY IN SOME WAY.
MINISTRY SCHEDULE AUGUST 4-5
Cross Bearer – Hudson Michalski
Candles – CarrieAnn Michalski, Lorie Frink
Reader – Bernie Tomzak
Server – Dwane Anderson
Communion – Val Sass
Ministers – Lorie Frink, Hudson Michalski, Bernie Tomzak
Gift Bearers – Volunteers
August Usher – Don, Rob, Ron Dembroski
Cross Bearer – Braylon Lemieux
Candles – Betty Krysiak, Virginia Michela
Reader – Rick Davern
Server – Nancy Lund
Communion – Kyle Mehlum
Ministers – Nick Mehlum, Judy Davern, Dan Leif
Gift Bearers – Volunteers
August Ushers – Phil Allen, Randy Kline, Jim Lemieux
Cross Bearer – Eric Larson
Candles – Aaron and Meara Moen
Reader – Annika Bergstrom
Server – Eual Moore
Communion – Shannon Ilenda
Ministers – Kirk Ilenda, Paulette White
Gift Bearers – Ilenda Family
July Ushers – Ernie Swartz, Jim Anklam, 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