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.”
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:
TOTAL $6,065.00 Thank You!
MINISTRY SCHEDULE APRIL 6-7
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
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