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Religious Education

“Behold, children are a gift from the Lord. Psalm 127:3

The King is Coming!  Everyone is invited to Advent Fair next Sunday, November 21, 11:30 am-1 pm in the FLC. Come for a family-friendly, fun, and festive way to celebrate the Feast of Christ the King and to prepare for the Advent Season. Gumbo or hotdog lunches will be served at $5 each or $15 per family!

Many volunteers are needed to prepare supplies at home, set up and decorate on Thursday and Friday, lead craft projects for kids, serve the meal, and clean up. Please sign up to volunteer at  https://forms.gle/wVSrd9wknMqCs3Ms6 or contact Mary Catherine by Monday at mc.george@stfrancismadison.org.

10:30 Mass Nursery sign up for babies 2 months – 2 years old: Please sign up at https://forms.gle/Wk31KbrCjerX6MLJ7  if you plan to use nursery and / or to volunteer to keep nursery on a rotating bases during 10:30 Mass. You may also contact Mary Catherine to volunteer.

 7th-12th Grade Life Teen and YY and FF Youth Programs:

All youth are invited and encouraged to participate in Life Teen (Edge and Life Nights) Sundays, 6-7:30 pm beginning with supper.

WOW! Everyone is invited this Wednesday, 6-7:30 pm in / outside the FLC for food, fun, fellowship, and faith-sharing!

Sign up now to help with the Advent Fair next Sunday, Nov. 21, 10:30 am-1:30 pm or to help set up and prepare this Thurs. / Fri. after school at https://forms.gle/wVSrd9wknMqCs3Ms6 or
contact Mary Catherine this week!

Senior Bible Break for all 12th graders continues to meet on Wednesdays, 6-7 p.m. at M7 Coffee House.

Sunday Supper Sign-up: Parents of youth and other parishioners, please sign up here to bring supper items to the FLC on Sunday or Wednesday nights.

 

Confirmation

Next Sunday, November 14 is a special Confirmation prep night for all 10th & 11th graders. Patron saint reports are due for 11th grade candidates.

RCIA

RCIA CLASSES ARE EVERY
WEDNESDAY FROM 6:30-8:00 PM

Next Saturday, November 20 at the 5 pm Vigil Mass we will celebrate the Rite of Acceptance and Welcome for our RCIA inquirers.  This is the first of the “threshold rites” of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, and the first public ritual.  After a period of discernment each inquirer has indicated a desire to move forward in the RCIA process.   It is at this Rite that a change of identity takes place; those previously known as inquirers become candidates, and for those not previously baptized, catechumen.  We welcome our Catechumen, Heather Fede, and our Candidates, Jennifer Anderson, Diana Bracken, Karin Den-Bleyker, Leslie Dumas, Chris Holder, Jennifer Holder, Bryce Prisock, Zach Purvis, Kayln Runnels, Hunter Runnels, Sarah Stroup, Sylvia Smith, Emily Turner, and Scarlet Santana.

Please continue to pray for them as they continue on their faith journeys.

 

Liturgical Ministry 2021 Training Sessions

Every position is important for our Mass to run smoothly; this year especially. Fr. Albeen requests that you prayerfully consider signing up for one or more of our Liturgical Ministries and attend our training sessions. Our parish needs YOU!  If you have questions or concerns, please call the parish office or email
sallieann.inman@stfrancismadison.org.

 

Tuesday, November 16      6:00 pm    Hospitality

Fraud Prevention Hotline

The Diocese of Jackson’s Department of Temporal
Affairs has engaged Lighthouse Services to provide an anonymous financial fraud, compliance, ethics, and human resources hotline. This hotline allows for an appropriate method to report occurrences related to the temporal administration within parishes, schools, and the chancery office.

For more information call English speaking USA:
888-830-0004. Spanish speaking USA: 800-216-1288 or visit the website www.lighthouse-services.com/jacksondiocese

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.