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 MOST HOLY BODY & BLOOD OF CHRIST (CORPUS CHRISTI)
JUNE 23, 2019
THE VERY HEART OF THE CHURCH
“The Mass is the very “heart” of the Church and the source of her life. At every celebration of Mass, our lives, offered in unison with Christ’s sacrifice on the cross, become, in him, an offering of praise and thanksgiving pleasing to the Father, for the salvation of the world.”
MASS SCHEDULE – JUNE 24-30:
WEDNESDAY 11:15 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel.
THURSDAY 9:00 AM H/W JEAN HENNESSY (St. Francis Altar Society)
FRIDAY 9:00 AM JOHN PICARD (Sylvia, Mary, Chuck & Al)
SATURDAY 4:00 PM A. F. GOMES (Betty & family)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
10:30 AM H/W FRANK & MARILYN CHRISTOPHERSON
(KC Assembly 1208)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
ST. FRANCIS PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL met recently. Copies of the minutes are available on the table in the gathering space of the church.
CALLING ALL YOUNG SINGERS Come sing with the National Catholic Youth Choir on Thursday, July 11, 2019 – 2 PM – 8 PM at Cathedral of Christ the King. The concert will be at 7 PM. Rehearse and perform with Conductor Andre’ Heywood. All participants will receive a free t-shirt and dinner. Register at www.CatholicYouthChoir.org.
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.
NEWS FROM HOLY ASSUMPTION If you have an e-reader or iPad you are not using we could deliver it to Kisa this summer, loaded with children’s books in English and Swahili. Please drop off at Holy Assumption Monday-Thursday from 8 am to 1 pm, before July 10th. Thank you!
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS We are currently looking for a few teaching positions for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. Send resumes and cover letter to: Mrs. Samarziya, 1419 Baxter Avenue, Superior, WI. 54880. For more information contact the school office at 715-392-2976. Cathedral School registrations K-8 continues. The school office will be open Tuesday-Thursday
9 AM –Noon this summer. Since these hours are tentative, please call the school to be sure assistance is available.
LAKE SUPERIOR LIFE CARE CENTER – FUNDRAISING WALK Join us for our Fundraising Walk on Saturday, June 29th at Barker’s Island Pavilion. Registration begins at 8:30 AM with walk beginning at 9 AM. There will be free
T-shirts for $100 in sponsors. Come rain or shine – granola bars and water will be provided. Prizes for Top Team Recruiter, Top Team and Top Walker. If you have questions for would like more information contact our parishioner Shannon at
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. You can also call 512-766-5798 for additional assistance.
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This weekend, through the Sacrament of Baptism +
we welcome Mason Mark Koceja, son ofTravis & Krystle.
Mason’s godparents are Sean Smith & Nancy Thornsavan.
COLLECTION: JUNE 8-9:
Adult $ 3,402.00
TOTAL $ 4,008.35 Thank you!
“RAISE US UP” (ELEVATOR UPDATE):
TOTAL PLEDGED $456,174
GIVEN TO DATE 392,045
PLEDGES OUTSTANDING $ 64,129
Should you need a reminder of your pledge balance, please call the parish office. Donation envelopes can be found in the blue baskets in the back of church.
Thank you for your support!
MINISTRY SCHEDULE JUNE 29-30
Cross Bearer – ARLENE OSTELRUND
Candles – CARRIEANN MICHALSKI, LORIE FRINK
Reader – SANDI ANDERSON
Server – DWANE ANDERSON
Communion – ARLENE OSTELRUND
Ministers – LORIE FRINK, VOLUNTEER, KYLE MEHLUM
Gift Bearers – USHER’S
Ushers – JERRY BEAUCHAMP, RON/BOB DEMBROSKI
Cross Bearer – VOLUNTEER
Candles – JANET WALROOS, JANET LEBARD
Reader – RICK DAVERN
Server – NANCY LUND
Communion – JUDY DAVERN
Ministers – DAN LEIF, GAIL ERDMAN, JANET LEBARD
Gift Bearers – RADTKE FAMILY
Ushers – PHIL ALLEN, JIM LEMIEUX, BRAYLON LEMIEUX
Cross Bearer – VOLUNTEER
Candles – ADDY LISDAHL, AVERY PROCHAZKA
Reader – GRETCHEN OLSON
Server – ERNIE SWARTZ
Communion – SAM DOTTERWICK
Ministers – KIRK, SHANNON, RONNIE ILENDA
Gift Bearers – MOEN FAMILY
Ushers – TOM CANNON, JIM ANKLAM, PAT NUMMI
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 715-392-5876 715-398-5527
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