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
TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – OCTOBER 10, 2021
MASS SCHEDULE: OCTOBER 11-17
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS 3:15-3:45 PM IN RECONCILIATION
This weekend and next, we welcome Fr. Bill Fider, a retired priest from the Diocese of Duluth, as our celebrant. Thank you for celebrating Masses with us!
A VERY SPECIAL Thank you! to Ernie (our Master Chef) and his assistant Angie, for making our Parish Picnic such a wonderful, fun afternoon. Thank You, too, to the ladies of the Altar Society for their assistance and all of the delicious desserts. Thank You! to Parish Council Members for their help and Thank You! to all who joined Fr. Jim for lunch! God Bless You All!
On Saturday, October 30th after 4:00 Mass we will have a wonderful Chili Cook-Off in the parish hall. Parishioners are invited to bring their favorite prepared chili dishes to the parish hall prior to Mass. Those attending the supper will be able to sample all of the offerings
“TRUNK OR TREAT”
Once again the Parish Council will be sponsoring the Halloween Trunk or Treat which will be held on Friday, October 29th from 5-6:30 PM in the 5th Street Parking Lot. Volunteers with their car trunks loaded with goodies will be providing treats for all trick or treaters. Please call Arlene at 218-341-1665 to offer donations of candy or to help with the evening.
TWENTY-NINTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – OCTOBER 17, 2021
MASS SCHEDULE: OCTOBER 18-24
PARISHIONER APPRECIATION DINNER
The Parishioner Appreciation Dinner is planned for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH beginning with Mass at 5:30 PM followed by a catered turkey dinner with all the trimmings. There is no charge. There is a sign-up sheet in the gathering space of the church for those who would like to attend. Please sign up no later than November 1st. This is not only a dinner for volunteers, but is being offered for ALL PARISHIONERS in appreciation for our faith community. We hope to see you there!
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION INFORMATION – GRADES K-12 – 2021/22
Teachers and teacher-aides are needed in all levels – elementary, middle and high school. Please call Dwane Anderson at 715-398-7175 or 218-390-7119 to volunteer. The schedule for classes is as follows: On Sunday mornings gradesK-5 meet at 9:15 AM and on Wednesday evenings grades 6-8 meet at 6:15 and grades 9-11 meet at 7:15. All families will receive a calendar for Religious Education and events.
PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL NEWS
The council meet recently and the minutes are available on the parish website. Shannon Ilenda and Pete Raboin have completed their terms and we thank them for their service. We are pleased to announce that our new members who will be installed at the next meeting on Tuesday, November 2nd, are Judy LeMieux and Ray Radtke.
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS
Registration for all grades for the 2022-2023 school year is now open! Any questions, please contact the school office at 715-392-2976. Cathedral School is currently looking for a Lead Cook and a Middle School Social Studies teacher. Send resumes and cover letter to Mrs. Samarziya at 1419 Baxter Avenue, Superior, WI. 54880 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We are in great need of substitute teachers for the school year. If you are interested, please contact Heather in the main office for more information.
CATHOLIC SERVICES APPEAL
Thank you to all who have pledged to the 2021-22 Campaign. We must remember that we are one with other charities in Northern Wisconsin and our diocese itself. The appeal is an opportunity for us as a faith family to join together to do the work of the Lord. All families are encouraged to support the CSA by giving to the appeal. Our financial support is needed to continue God’s work here on earth. Thank you for your continuing generosity!
MINISTRY SCHEDULE – OCTOBER 9-10
MINISTRY SCHEDULE – OCTOBER 16-17
PLEASE NOTE: We are not able to have Gift Bearers at Masses at this time.
SEPTEMBER 19: $5,799.00
SEPTEMBER 26: $7,208.00
*Masks are no longer mandated in church. However, you are encouraged to wear a mask.
Please keep proper social distancing.
*Confessions are now being celebrated in the Reconciliation Room on Saturdays from 3:15-3:45 PM.
*The parish hall door is now open for weekend Masses. The 4th Street parish hall entrance
allows for access to the elevator.
*Bowls of Holy Water are now in the fonts. The water will be changed regularly.
*Seasonal Missalettes and Gather Hymnals are back in the pews for your use.