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

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Welcome to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Ministry Training

This is the schedule for ministry training.
Sep 26. 6:30pm: Lector
Sep 27. 6:30pm: EMOHC
Sep 28. 6:30pm: Hospitality
Sep 29. 5:30pm: Altar Server.
Oct 3 & 4: after the mission: Hospitality
The training will be held in the church.
Soundboard schedules will be published later.

Parish Religious Education

Children in 2nd grade or up who will be celebrating the Sacraments of Reconciliation (for the first time) and First Holy Communion this year, must attend Sunday School classes each week unless already in a Catholic School. 1st grade children should attend Sunday School classes, as this year is also preparation
for First Holy Communion.

All children from all schools are encouraged and very welcome to participate in our Parish Religious Education programs.

Pre-K 4 - 6th grade Sunday School classes and 7th - 12th grade Religious Ed classes started on August 21.

Yahweh’s Youth and Faithful Followers

WOW! All 7th-12th grade youth are welcome to our Wednesday night youth group sessions from 6:30-8pm in the FLC. We hope you make WOW! a part of your new routine!

Summer may be winding down but we are RETREAT BOUND! Save the date for our Fall Retreat 2016 for Oct. 15-16 in Macon, MS. Parent
chaperones/drivers are needed. Registration details to come. Contact Lindsey Binion in the parish office for more details. 601-856-5556 or

Youth Confirmation

Confirmation Candidates, Sponsors and Parents please SAVE THE DATE for Sunday, October 2nd for our Service Circle Information meeting at 6 p.m. in the FLC. Candidates, Sponsors and AT LEAST ONE parent should attend this required meeting.

Taste of St Francis

October 9th at 11:30am. Celebrate our diversity and multi-cultural talents!
It takes many volunteers to make this event a success.  We need cooks, decorators, servers, and people to help set-up and clean-up. We welcome and encourage all parishioners to contribute a dish from your home country, or any country you chose. We have many countries represented, but we are in need of dishes from Asia and Africa.
Please call the church office at 601-856-5556 or Amy Hornback at 601-954-9988 if you would like to assist with this celebration.

Pet Blessing

The Pet Blessing will be held on Saturday, October 8 in the court yard at 2:00 pm. Pets must be on a leash and you must clean up after them.

Installation & Feast

On October 9th at the 10:30am Mass, Bishop Kopacz will install Fr. Albeen as the Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi. In addition, we will also be celebrating the Feast of our Patron, St. Francis of Assisi

Protection of Children

All volunteers working with our youth must attend an initial training session with the Protection of Children. Our next session will be held on Wednesday, September 28, at 1:00 pm in the church library and at 6:30pm in St. Clare Hall (you only need to attend one training session). Please call the church office at 601-856-5556 or email sallieann.inman@stfrancismadison.org to register for a training session.

Living Rosary

Social Concerns would like to bring back the "Living Rosary.” Our plans are to hold it in the Church after the Parish Dinner on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. In order to do the Living Rosary, we need 59 volunteers. Past participants have found this to be a very moving and spiritual experience. Please contact Jim Boyle at Jim.Boyle@stfrancismadison.org for more information or to participate.

Parish Mission

Our Parish Mission will held on Monday, October 3, and Tuesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. The topic will be “Mary, Our Model.”

Discovering Christ

Thursdays, September 15 to October 27, from 6:30-9pm in the Family Life Center.
The program will begin promptly at 6:30 with dinner. Please try to be on time so that the program will stay on schedule. If you signed your child up for childcare, dinner will be provided for them. There is a waiting list for the program. If you registered, but are now unable to attend, please notify the ChristLife team by emailing christlife@stfrancismadison.org.

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.