.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 EASTER – MAY 12, 2019
The greatest teacher I ever had was my mother. (George Washington)
All that I am and all that I hope to be I owe to my mother. (Abe Lincoln)
Mothers write on the hearts of their children what the world’s rough hands cannot erase. (Anonymous)
Just when a mother thinks her job is done, she becomes a grandmother.
MASS SCHEDULE – MAY 13-19:
SATURDAY 4:00 PM OLIVE JEANETTE BAILEN (family)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
10:30 AM CAROL MARIE CARLSON (family)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM – RECONCILIATION ROOM
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH this Sunday, May 12th following both Masses. All are welcome! There is no charge. Plan to join us! Thank you to those who prepare and serve this annual event!
ALTAR SOCIETY “THIS N’ THAT” SALE Please bring items for the sale – no clothing, bedding,mattresses or box springs) to the church (E. 4th Street Parish Hall Entrance) on May 13th and 14th between 1 and 4 PM or on May 15th & 16th between 8:30 AM and noon. Our sale is planned for Friday and Saturday, May 17-18 from 8 AM TO 2 PM.
BACCALAUREATE SUNDAY – MAY 19 – 10:30 AM MASS
There are plans being made to honor our 2019 graduates from Superior High School, Marshall School and Northwestern. There will be a photo display of the graduates in the back of our church, a special blessing at Mass and a reception will follow in the parish hall. Please make your reservations with Terri Walpole at 715-394-7054 and she will answer any questions you may have.
ST. FRANCIS PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL met recently. Copies of the minutes are available on the table in the gathering area of the parish.
AN ALERT: Recently there have been individuals lingering around the church premises who are asking parishioners for money. PLEASE do not give cash to any people begging in church entryways or the parking lots. The parish has an active food shelf and supports the St. Vincent DePaul Society which assists people in need. Thank you!
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT CATHEDRAL SCHOOL We are currently looking to fill positions for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. These include full-time Kindergarten Teacher, full-time 3K teacher, Middle School Music, Middle School Science, Middle School Social Studies and Middle School Language Arts. The middle school positions are part-time but could be combined to full-time positions. Send resumes and cover letter to Mrs. Samarziya at 1419 Baxter Avenue, Superior, WI. 54880 or. Applications will be accepted until May 13th. We are also looking for a Hot Lunch Coordinator (29 hours a week) for the upcoming school year. Send resumes and cover letters to Cathedral School, 1419 Baxter Avenue. Superior, WI. 54880.
We will accept applications for this position until filled. Cathedral Pre-School Registration is now open. Cathedral offers a 3 and 4 year old program. Contact Amanda at 715-392-3900 or. CHASA participates in several programs which generate money for our school. We collect Box Tops for Education, Coke Rewards, aluminum cans, cancelled stamps and Loaves for Learning. Our first grade is collecting pop-tops to purchase children’s wheelchairs for Shriners Hospitals.
ST. ANTHONY PARISH IN SUPERIOR SPRING TEA is planned for Saturday, May 18th at noon. Cost is $15 per person or a table for 8 for $100. This is a 5 course luncheon. Wear a “tea style” hat for a chance to win a prize. Tickets will be available at the door or you are invited to make your reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT dePAUL Your gifts to our society shows that you bring your love to those who are in need. Please join us for our next meeting on Tuesday, May 14th at 6 PM in the Catholic Charities Building, 1416 Cumming Avenue – 725-398-4039.
COLLECTION: APRIL 27-28:
TOTAL $4,037.71 Catholic Home Missions $300.00
PLEASE NOTE: The Ministry Schedule for the months of June, July and August will be completed soon. We are always in need of CROSS, CANDLE, GIFT BEARERS, READERS, SERVERS, COMMUNION MINISTERS & USHERS. Training is offered. Kindly consider serving your parish family in one of these areas. Please call the parish office if you know of a date(s) you are unavailable to serve.
MINISTRY SCHEDULE May 18-19
Cross Bearer – ARLENE OSTERLUND
Candles – CARRIEANN MICHALSKI, LORIE FRINK
Reader – TOM WONDOLKOWSKI
Server – PAUL OLSON
Communion – VAL SASS
Ministers – KYLE MEHLUM, ARLENE OSTERLUND, LORIE FRINK
Gift Bearers – AILEE MILLER FAMILY
Ushers – DON, RON, BOB, DEMBROSKI
Cross Bearer – TEAGAN RADTKE
Candles – VIRGINIA MICHELA, BETTY KRYSIAK
Reader – LESA RADTKE
Server – PETE RABOIN
Communion – BONNIE MCDONALD
Ministers – LARRY MCDONALD, JUDY DAVERN, DAN LEIF
Gift Bearers – EAUL/KAY MOORE
Ushers – JIM VANO, JOE VANO, BILL CONNOLLY
Cross Bearer – ALEX LARSON
Candles – AARON MOEN, MEARA MOEN
Reader – MARY GRACE WERNER
Server – BRENT OLSON
Communion – SHANNON ILENDA
Ministers – KIRK ILENDA, RONNIE ILENDA, GRETCHEN OLSON
Gift Bearers – DARCY/GRETCHEN
Ushers – JIM ANKLAM, BOB BENSON, 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 YOUR INTENTION(S).