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
THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – OCTOBER 28, 2018
MASS SCHEDULE – OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4:
MONDAY 9:00 AM COMMUNION SERVICE
TUESDAY 9:00 AM BEVERLY PIERCE (friends)
WEDNESDAY 9:00 AM MARY ELLEN FLAHERTY (family)
FEAST OF ALL SAINTS - HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION
THURSDAY 10:00 AM Fr. Jim will offer Mass at Golden Living.
6:00 PM LEON STILWELL (Betty)
FRIDAY 9:00 AM MEMORIAL MASSS FOR BOBBI JEAN PETERSON
SATURDAY 4:00 PM ANNIVERSARY OPAL WOODS` (a friend)
SUNDAY 9:00 AM HEALTH/WELFARE OF ST. FRANCIS PARISHIONERS
10:30 AM ANNETTE BARKER (David & Gretchen Olson)
SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION, SATURDAYS, 3:15 – 3:45 PM
“RAISE US UP” CAMPAIGN UPDATE – GREAT NEWS! With God’s help the entire project will be completed by late October. We reached our fund raising goal in pledges!! Our goal was $450,000. A reminder to please continue your payments on pledges. Payment envelopes are available in the blue baskets in the gathering space of the church.
CATHOLIC SERVICES APPEAL Thank you for filling out a Catholic Services Appeal Envelope. For those who did not fill one out, please do so before you leave church today. No gift is too small, and our parish is trying to reach 100% participation. Thus far we have received $18,765 in pledges toward our goal of $51,480. By making your gift today you can save a volunteer from having to call you saving time and expense.
ST. FRANCIS ALTAR SOCIETY will meet on Thursday, November 1st at 1:00 PM in the Garden Room. Hostesses for the afternoon will be Clem Hinz and Irene Hudacek. All ladies of the parish are welcome!
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION SCHEDULE & INFORMATION:
EAST END FOOD DRIVE conducted by our high school students on Sunday, November 4th from noon until 2 PM. Students will visit East End neighbors collecting non-perishable food items for our food shelf. Thank yo
ANNUAL VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DINNER & MASS
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH
The evening will begin with Mass at 5:30 PM followed by a catered dinner. We welcome anyone who volunteers in any way in our parish – choir members, musicians, altar/funeral servers, communion ministers, readers, cross, candle, gift bearers, ushers, cantors, decorators, or any other volunteer, this is for you! To register for the dinner, please sign up in the gathering space of the church or call Mary Margaret at the parish office. Please make your reservations no later than November 8th.
WE ARE BLESSED WITH SO MANY VOLUNTEERS!
EAST END FOOD DRIVE Our high school students will be conducting a neighborhood food drive on Sunday November 4th from noon until 2 pm. Students will visit East End neighbors collecting non-perishable food items for our food shelf. Thank you!
CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS are collecting men’s winter wear – coats, jackets, warm socks, scarves, mittens, gloves, etc. There are two boxes in the gathering area of the church to place your donations. The boxes will be there until November 14th.
CATHEDRAL SCHOOL NEWS We are currently looking for qualified teachers for the present school year. Please send your resume and cover letter to Mrs. Jaime Samarziya, 1419 Ave., Superior, WI 54880. 20th Annual “Wish Upon A Star” Dinner Auction is planned for November 3rd at Barker’s Island.
Congratulations to our newly married…+
Mr. & Mrs. John O’Neill (Krystal Levercom).
Sympathy & Prayers to the family of Scott Smetak.+
May he rest in peace.
RECENT COLLECTIONS SEPTEMBER 29-30 OCTOBER 7-8
Adult $4476.00 $5321.00
Loose 601.00 399.00
Totals $5,077.00 $5,720.00
MINISTRY SCHEDULING: The schedule for the months of December, January and February is in progress. This will include the Christmas/New Year Holidays. If you know of a weekend(s) you are unable to serve, please call the parish office. We are ALWAYS IN NEED OF CROSS, CANDLE, GIFT BEARERS, READERS, SERVERS, COMMUNION MINISTERS, USHERS. Please consider serving your parish community in one or more of these areas. Students are encouraged ( a great way to earn service hours). Thank You!
MINISTRY - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, FEAST OF ALL SAINTS – 6:00 PM CROSS, CANDLE BEARERS ARLENE OSTERLUND JANET WALROOS/BETTY KRYSIAK
READER/SERVER DAN BLANK SUE BLANK
COMMUNION MINISTERS EUAL/KAY MOORE, ARLENE OSTERLUND, DAN BLANK
GIFT BEARERS/USHERS VOLUNTEERS
MINISTRY SCHEDULE – November 3-4
Cross Bearer – Paul Olson
Candles – Carrieann Michalski, Lorie Frink
Reader – Tom Wondolkowski
Server – Dwane Anderson
Communion – Val Sass
Ministers – Kathy Hanson, Arlene Osterlund, Lorie Frink
Gift Bearers – Sandi/Robert Anderson
November Ushers: Don, Bob, Ron Dembroski
Cross Bearer – Braylon Lemieux
Candles – Betty Krysiak, Virginia Michela
Reader – Rick Davern
Server – Nancy Lund
Communion – Kyle Mehlum
Ministers – Nick Mehlum, Judy Davern, Dan Leif
Gift Bearers – Volunteers
November Ushers – Bill Connolly, Jack Sweeney, Jim Lemieux
Cross Bearer – Eric Larson
Candles – Aaron Moen, Meara Moen
Reader – Gretchen Olson
Server – Eual Moore
Communion – Paulette White
Ministers – Kirk Ilenda, Shannon Ilenda, Ronni Ilenda
Gift Bearers – Ilenda family
November Ushers – Bob Benson, Jim Anklam, Tom Cannon
PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY
DO YOU HAVE A NEED FOR YOURSELF, A LOVED ONE OR A FRIEND?
CALL THE PARISH PRAYER MINISTRY AND PRAYERS WILL BE OFFERED FOR YOUR SPECIAL INTENTION.
CALL ONE OF THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS - NO REQUEST IS TOO SMALL.