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WEEKLY BULLETIN - MARCH 31ST, 2019

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

FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT– MARCH 31, 2019

MASS SCHEDULE – APRIL 1-7:

MONDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE

TUESDAY 9:00 AM JANICE PEDERSON (Debbie & Randy Else)

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.

FRIDAY 9:00 AM LEON STILWELL (Betty)

NOON STATIONS OF THE CROSS

SATURDAY 4:00 PM JERRY GRONSKI (Cathedral Class of 1960)

SUNDAY 9:00 AM MICHAEL CAREY (Sitek Family)

10:30 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS 3:15-3:45

ANNUAL ROAST BEEF DINNER – PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 14 – 11 AM – 4 PM

*Dine-in, take-outs and home delivery options.

*Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 ages 6-12’ free 5/under. All parishioners were mailed two tickets. If you need more tickets you can stop at the parish office or request by phone.

*VOLUNTEERS still needed to bake desserts and work at dinner.

There is a sign-up form in the gathering space of the church.

Please consider helping in some way(s).

*Don’t forget to bring non-perishable food items to enter

your name to win a $50 Super One Gift Card.

*Home Deliveries – if you would like a meal delivered contact the parish office by April 10th.

*Dessert Drop-Off Desserts may be dropped off on Friday, April 12th beginning at 6 PM or Saturday April 13th at 3:30 PM or Sunday, April 14th by 11:00 AM.

We hope to see you there!!

*Questions should be directed to Ken at 920-905-1929 or

Donna at 920-242-2353.

SACRAMENT OF ANOINTING This weekend, following all Masses, Fr. Jim will offer the Sacrament of Anointing. Please come to the front pews if you wish to be anointed.

ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY will meet this week on Thursday, April 4th at 1 PM in the Garden Room. Hostesses for the afternoon will be Janet LeBard & Julie Kaluza. All ladies of the parish are welcome!

EASTER FLOWERS If you wish to donate $10 or more in memory of a loved one(s) toward our floral decorations for Easter, please complete the envelope and either drop it in the collection basket or mail it to the parish office. All flower requests should be in the office by APRIL 8TH.

MASS INTENTIONS Masses are available for anyone who would like to remember a loved one who has passed, the health and welfare of someone in need, or your private special intention. Please call the parish office at 715-398-7174 or place an envelope in the collection basket with your intention included. Mass intention is $10.

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION:

Sunday, March 31st Classes K-5 9:15 AM

Tuesday, April 2nd Adult Formation 9:30 AM

Wednesday, April 3rd Classes 6-8 6:00 PM Classes 9-11 7:15 PM

Saturday, April 6th Middle School Youth Group 9:00 AM

GRANDPARENTS’ DAY Next Sunday, April 7th, our 10:30 Mass will be a Youth Mass at which time we will honor grandparents. Fr. Jim will offer a special blessing to these special people in our lives. A Pancake Breakfast, prepared and served by our Confirmation students will take place from 9 AM – Noon. All are invited!

DIOCESE OF SUPERIOR – YOUTH RALLY is scheduled for April 24th – 6 PM – 9 PM.

The event will be held at St. Anthony Parish in Superior. Plan to attend for an evening of praise and worship; a keynote talk, food, fellowship, fun and games. The featured special guests will be Nate Reinhardt and Kory LaCroix. The cost is $15 per student which will be paid by the parish. Registrations are due by April 3rd. For more information contact Ernie at 715-398-7175.

LOOKING AHEAD – ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY Plans are being made for the annual ‘THIS N’ THAT SALE” scheduled for May 17-18. Please begin saving items you wish to donate (no clothing, bedding, mattresses or box springs). Watch future bulletins for the schedule of dates to bring your items. Thank you! For more information call Paulette at 715-399-8564.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 499 will hold its monthly business meeting on Tuesday, April 2nd at St. Anthony Parish in Allouez. The rosary will begin at 6:30 PM followed by the business meeting at 7.

Sympathy & Prayers to the family of Mary Jacobson.

May she rest in peace. +

“What a good thing Adam had:

When he said a good thing, he knew no one had said it before.”

Mark Twain

EVENTS IN OTHER PARISHES:

APRIL 7TH ST. MARY’S –STAR OF THE SEA– 325 E. 3rd St., Duluth

Easter Ham Bingo beginning at 1 PM. Boards are $2 each or $5 for 3 boards.

Sloppy joes, hot dog lunch, silent auction, Easter Basket Raffle for children.

Plenty of parking and handicapped accessible.

ST. ROSE CATHOLIC CHURCH – 2 6th Ave, Proctor

Spring Chicken Dinner/Bake Sale; 12:30-3:30 PM

Adult tickets $10, children $5 and kids 5 and under are free.

COLLECTION: MARCH 16-17:

Adult $5,309.00

Loose 756.00

TOTAL $6,065.00 Thank You!

MINISTRY SCHEDULE APRIL 6-7

4:00 mass

Cross Bearer – PAUL OLSON

Candles – CARRIEANN MICHALSKI, VOLUNTEER

Reader – KYLE MERHLUM

Server – DWANE ANDERSON

Communion – LORIE FRINK

Ministers – VAL SASS, PAUL OLSON, VOLUNTEER

April Ushers – RON, BOB DEMBROSKI, JERRY BEAUCHAMP

Gift Bearers – SANDI/ROBERT ANDERSON

9:00 mass

Cross Bearer – VOLUNTEER

Candles – VIRGINIA MICHELA, BETTY KRYSIAK

Reader – DIANNE CAFFREY

Server – NANCY LUND

Communion – BARBARA CAREY

Ministers – CAROLYN SWEENEY, GAIL ERDMAN, VIRGINIA MICHELA

April Ushers – RANDY KLINE, JACK SWEENEY, BRAYLON LEMIEUX

Gift Bearers – BOB/GAIL ERDMAN

10:30 mass YOUTH MASS

Cross Bearer – STUDENT

Candles – STUDENT

Reader – STUDENT

Server – STUDENT

Communion – JEN SAARI

Ministers – BERNIE TOMZAK, SHIRLEY BENSON, BRENT OLSON

April Ushers – HOWIE MACKEY, PAT NUMMI, BOB BENSON

Gift Bearers – STUDENTS


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 YOUR INTENTION(S).

715-398-5661 + 715-392-5876

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Address |

2316 East Fourth Street

Superior, WI 54880

​​Phone |

Office: 715-398-7174

Prayer Requests: 715-398-5661

Email​ |

mary@stfrancisxavier.us

Office Hours |

Monday -Thursday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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