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

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Welcome to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Stewardship Commitment

We are still collecting Stewardship Commitment cards. If you were unable to turn yours in last week, please see a hospitality minister for one and return in the basket at the altar this weekend. Thank you for your generosity.

Religious Education

Everyone is invited to “Make Room for Jesus!” Advent Fair on November 18, 11:30-1:00 p.m.

 

Everyone’s invited for gumbo or hotdog lunches, children’s
craft-making and games, Advent wreath and candle sale, Advent take-home projects, fun and festivity!

 

Many volunteers are needed to prepare, set up / decorate in the FLC this week, Thurs., Nov. 15th and Fri., 16th, 10:00-1:30/
3:30-5:30.

 

Volunteers are also needed to assist with Advent Fair projects and to serve lunch or clean up 10:30-2:00 p.m.

3 dozen heart-shaped, non-iced sugar cookies are also needed on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Please contact Mary Catherine at mc.george@stfrancismadison.org to volunteer.

There will be no Sunday School or Life Teen programs on Sundays, November 18 or 25.

Yahweh’s Youth and Faithful Followers

WOW! – November 14 at St. Francis and November 28 at St Francis (movie night)

 

  • Life Night – November 11 from 6:00-8:00 pm.

 

  • Registration has begun for our Boys’ Church Basketball
    Winter league
    . We are forming 7/8th gr., 9/10th gr. and 11/12th gr. teams.  Registration and money is due by Nov. 28; coaches need to be in place by Nov. 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.  amy.lipovetsky@stfrancismadison.org.

 

  • YY and FF Christ in Christmas Project – SAVE THE DATE – YY and FF have adopted 2 families. Names and needs of
    children will be distributed at WOW! on Dec. 6th and on
    Sunday night, Dec. 10th.  Please make plans to participate.

 

  • Many youth are needed to assist children with projects and games at Advent Fair on Sunday, Nov. 18, 10:30-1:30!
    Help is also needed in setting up & decorating in the FLC this Thurs. Nov. 15 & Fri. Nov. 16, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Please return your sign-up form soon to Mary Catherine or send to mc.george@stfrancismadison.org.

Confirmation

  • All 11th grade Confirmation Candidates and 10th grade pre-Confirmation candidates should attend Sunday School from 6-8 pm.
  • If you are a 10th grader who wants to be Confirmed at St Francis next year, our Confirmation program is now a two-year program. Please contact Melissa to make sure you have been registered for the program. Melissa Smalley @ Melissa.smalley@stfrancismadison.org

 

Christ In Christmas

As in the past, children’s names will be placed on our Christmas tree.  We have 25 families with 40 children to provide a Merry Christmas.  If your family wishes to adopt a family or a child, please see Carol and Jim Boyle in St. Clare Hall after Masses this weekend (November 10/11).

RCIA

Next Sunday, November 18th the Church joyfully
welcomes Golie Ebrahimian who will be received into the order of Catechumens. In the months to come Golie will prepare for her initiation into the Christian faith through the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist. In addition we welcome Phillip Jackson, Robert Martinez, David Jackson, Jason Spellings, Brian Rentfro, Heather Ann Strahan and Samuel Meadors as Candidates for full communion in the Church. Please pray for them on their journey through the RCIA process.

RCIA meets weekly at 6:30 p.m.  If you know someone that is interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith contact Wollie.wolcott@stfrancismadison or call the parish office.

St. Anthony Catholic School Open House

Join us for St. Anthony Catholic School’s Open House, December 4 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am.

Can’t make it? Contact Michele Warnock to schedule a private tour – mwarnock@stanthonyeagles.org.

Mildred S. Caccamise

Mother of parishioner Sissy Cooper (Lee) and grandmother of Hailey & Dalton, passed away on November 4th.  May God grant her soul eternal rest. Please keep her family in your prayers.  Visitation will be held on November 10 at Parkway Funeral Home in Ridgeland MS at 9 am with graveside at 10 am.

Brandy Stevens Fogle

Brandy Stevens Fogle, biological mother of parishioner Lyrik Lockhart, passed away.  May God grant her soul eternal rest. Please keep her family in your prayers.  Visitation will be held on November 10 at St. Francis of Assisi at 1 pm with the funeral service at 1:30 pm.

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.