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
FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER – MAY 7, 2023
MASS SCHEDULE: MAY 8-14
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 RECONCILIATION ROOM
Please note: Masses are offered every Wednesday at 11:15 in St. Mary’s Hospital Chapel. Please join Fr. Jim or Fr. Joji.
Items of Importance
MASKS FOR MINISTERS Masks are now optional for all who help with Mass. (This includes candle bearers, readers, servers, communion ministers, and ushers). Please use your best judgment when assisting at Masses.
ST. FRANCIS PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL meets on Tuesday, May 9th at 4:30 PM in the Garden Room. Parishioners are always welcome to attend.
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH – SUNDAY, MAY 14TH You are invited to a Mother’s Day Brunch following both Sunday Masses. All are welcome. There is no charge. Thank you to all who plan, prepare, and serve this event.
MINISTRY SCHEDULING for JUNE, JULY & AUGUST has begun. Please call the parish office – 715-398-7174, if you know of any weekend(s) you are unavailable. We are always in need of CANDLE BEARERS, READERS, SERVERS, COMMUNION MINISTERS & USHERS. Training is offered. Please consider volunteering in these very important ministries.
SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER – MAY 14, 2023 - MOTHER’S DAY
MASS SCHEDULE: MAY 15-21
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS 3:15-3:45 PM IN RECONCILIATION ROOM
ITEMS OF IMPORTANCE
Congratulations to the students who were confirmed on May 5th. We wish God’s Blessings to the following: + Ava Burger, Alaina Edge, Caden Holden, Wyatt Koenen, Braylon LeMieux, Conor Manion, Samantha Mosack, Gabrielle Saari, Jaclyn Samarziya, & Zeke Schnell.
We also wish God’s Blessings to the students who received First Communion on May 7th. Our first communicants include Liam Flaherty, Shelby Haberling , Kevin Lang , Brayden Schultz.
On May 1st Fr. Bill Green, our former pastor, celebrated his 60th Year of Ordination. We wish Fr. Bill all of God’s Special Blessings!
Happy 90th Birthday to Fr. Ron Olson from friends at St. Francis Xavier!
SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT dePAUL We wish to extend our thanks to everyone who braved the icy roads to attend our breakfast. With the help of volunteers and generous donors, we provided a delicious free breakfast to 275 people! Those who attend had a chance to win over 30 door prizes and we were able to raise funds through our 50-item silent auction. We hope the weather will cooperate next year and many more of you will be able to join us in celebration of our 23rd anniversary of serving those in need.
APRIL 16: $5,373.00
APRIL 23: $4.542.00
AN IRISH BLESSING FOR MOTHERS
There is but one and only one, Whose love will fail you never. One who lives from sun to sun, With constant fond endeavor. There is but one and only one On earth there is no other. In heaven a noble work was done When God gave us a mother. Author Unknown