“It is in pardoning that we are pardoned.” -St. Francis

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Welcome to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church


“As we celebrate All Saints Day and recall those “living witnesses” of the joy and peace that living the Catholic life can bring, let us ask for the saints’ intercession for those who are thinking about finding out more about the Church. If someone you know wants to know more about becoming Catholic please contact Wollie Wolcott at wollie.wolcott@stfrancismadison.org.”

Meetings are held every Wednesday evening 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the RCIA Room and we welcome new inquirers year round.

Childcare is available.


:00 p.m.  in the RCIA Room and we welcome new inquirers year round.

Childcare is available.

Yahweh’s Youth and Faithful Followers

Advent Fair volunteers are asked to come this Sunday, November 19, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

The Fire of the Holy Spirit is Ablaze! All 9th-12th grade youth are invited to the Diocesan Catholic Youth Convention February 2-4, 2018. More info is coming soon!

No WOW!  November 22. We will be meeting November 29 @ MALCO movie theatre at the earliest evening showing for Wonder! Please be sure to bring permission form and $5 to contribute to the movie ticket and bring spending money for concessions.

Life Night and Edge will not meet November 19 and November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Registration has begun for our Boy’s Church Basketball Winter league. We are forming 7/8th, 9/10th, and 11/12th grade teams. Registration and money is due by November 29; coaches need to be in place by November 20 in order to register with the league. If you would like to volunteer or have any questions, please contact
Amy Lipovetsky in the parish office or email amy.lipovetsky@stfrancismadison.org

YY and FF Christ in Christmas Project. Names and needs will be distributed at WOW and Sunday night, December 3. All gifts are due by December 10 in the recreation room.

High School Seniors are invited to take a Bible Break every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at M7 Coffee House!

Seniors are also always invited to choose WOW!
on Wednesdays at 6:30-8:00 p.m.


Religious Education

There will be no Pre-K-12th grade Religious Education classes on November 19 or 26. There will be no Children’s Church or Disciples of Jesus on November 26.

 All are invited to “Wait For It! Celebrating the Season of Advent while Patiently Waiting for Christmas!”  Advent Fair will be held this Sunday, November 19, 11:30-1:00 p.m. Join us for your choice of gumbo and salad ($5) or hotdog and chips ($3) for lunch, plus free Advent crafts and games for kids and take-home projects for families.

Ronnie Brinkley

We would like to express to them our deepest sympathies to the family of Ronnie Brinkley. Please pray for the repose of her soul and also that the Lord may console her daughter, Clair Scheid and their family and hold them in His comforting love.

Visitation will take place at St. Francis of Assisi on Monday, November 6th at 10 a.m. with the Mass of Christian Burial following at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials to be given to St. Anthony Catholic School, Mailing Address: 1585 Old Mannsdale Road, Madison, MS 39110

Protection of Children

All current volunteers must remain current on their Virtus Bulletins.   VIRTUS Protection of Children – As a part of the ongoing efforts for the Diocese of Jackson’s Protection of Children Program, you will have access to monthly VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children training bulletins. You will receive monthly email reminders from VIRTUS Online when a bulletin is available, which is within the first full week of each month. If you do not receive these emails, please notify Sallie Ann in the church office.

Baptism Class

December 10 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel.

That Man Is You!

That Man Is You! men’s program starts Friday, September 8. Doors to the Family Life Center open for breakfast at 6:00 a.m. and the program starts at 6:30 a.m. It will conclude promptly at 7:30 a.m. That Man is You! Combines solid secular research and a little fun to address the pressures and temptations facing men in our modern culture. It seeks to form authentic leaders who will be capable of transforming homes and society. You can register online at register or email Wes Williams at hww3@comcast.net.

Saltillo Mission Book

Saltillo Mission book will be available for sale the weekend of July 15/16 or in the church office. Fr. Mike is the author. The cost is $15 per copy. The profits will benefit St. Anthony Catholic School. The book chronicles the history of  Saltillo Mission since its inception and the contains four chapters on the founder of  the mission, Fr. Patrick Quinn. 

Communion for the Homebound

If you or someone you know is in a nursing home or assisted care facility and needs communion brought to them please contact the office at 601-856-5556.