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 OF LENT MARCH 14, 2021
MASS SCHEDULE: MARCH 15-21
READERS – MARCH 20-21
4:00 MASS KYLE MEHLUM
9:00 MASS THOMAS SHAMLA
10:30 MASS CHRIS SWANSON
ITEMS OF IMPORTANCE
STATIONS OF THE CROSS will be prayed every Friday at noon during the weeks of Lent. All are welcome.
CONFESSIONS are celebrated each Saturday from 3:00-3:30 PM in the Garden Room. Please use the 5th Street parking lot door
EASTER MASS SCHEDULE
This year’s Mass schedule is as follows:
EASTER VIGIL, APRIL 3RD SATURDAY, MASS AT 8 PM (NO 4:00 PM)
EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 4TH, SUNDAY, MASSES AT 7 AM, 9 AM AND 10:30 AM Please note the addition of a 7 AM Mass this Easter. The next bulletin will have a complete Triduum and Easter schedule.
Enclosed with your bulletin you will find an envelope to use if you wish to purchase a plant in memory of a loved one for a $10 (or more) donation. Please make note of who the plant is for and who it is from. A list of the floral remembrances will be in your bulletin during the Easter Season.
FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT – MARCH 21, 2021
MASS SCHEDULE: MARCH 22-28
LENTEN RECONCILIATION SERVICES
Due to the ongoing COVID situation, Bishop Powers has given permission for General Absolution Penance Services to occur in our diocese. At St. Francis Xavier we have two such liturgies planned:
THURSDAY, MARCH 25TH, 6 PM & FRIDAY, MARCH 26TH, 1 PM (after Stations of the Cross)
Each service will last about 30 minutes and will offer General Absolution to the faithful. Please attend one of the services in preparation for Holy Week and Easter.
Annual Roast Beef Dinner
The Annual Roast Beef Dinner is back in “take-out” style on Palm Sunday, March 28th beginning at 11 AM. The meal will include roast beef, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, coleslaw, dinner roll and dessert. The cost is $10. Local parishioners wanting delivery, please sign up in the gathering space of church or call 920-242-2353 or call the parish office at 715-398-7174 to arrange delivery. We are happy to serve you!
There will be no pre-orders – first come, first serve. Volunteers are needed to bring desserts, work 2-hour shifts, packaging to-go orders, and to deliver meals. You may sign up in the gathering space of the church. COVID protocol will in in place at all times.
ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY
St. Francis Altar Society will meet on Thursday, April 1st, at 1 PM in the parish hall. (Please use hall entrance.) Masks are required as well as social distancing. Hostesses for the afternoon will be Ann Melcher and Betty Moe. All ladies of the parish are welcome!
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS
We are in need of substitute teachers. A four-year degree is required but the degree does not have to be in education. Contact Melissa in the main office at 715-392-2976 for more information. The Cathedral Home and School Association continues to collect Box Tops for Education. They can be found on several products including food, household items, tableware, office supplies and even bakeware. These can be dropped off at the school office. Thank you!
Sympathy & Prayers to the families of Jean Kioski, Jerry Johnson, Jim Stranko, and Matt Burm. May they rest in peace. +
FEBRUARY 21: $6,172.00
FEBRUARY 28: $5,126.00
CATHOLIC SERVICES APPEAL
Outstanding Pledges: $12,313.00
HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY! May your neighbors respect you, Troubles neglect you, The angels protect you And heaven accept you.