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  A Holy Hour to Pray for Clergy and Religious
On the Feast of St. Therese, the Little Flower  Monday,  October 1st at 6 PM Chapel of Mercy at Locus Benedictus      This is a time of sadness and shame for our Church.  It is also a time to turn in trust to our Good Shepherd, Jesus, for mercy and healing.  Join us as we intercede for all ...

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Celebration of the Transitus of St. Francis of Assisi
The annual commemoration of the passing (transitus) of St. Francis of Assisi will take place in St. Francis Church on Wednesday evening, October 3rd, at 6:00 p.m.  This reflective celebration is practiced throughout the world wherever Franciscans – friars, nuns, Sisters, lay people and youth – live and serve. 

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Senior Luncheon
All Seniors - Men and Women, Catholic and non-Catholic are invited at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, September 26th, for our luncheon in the Father Nathaniel room at St. Francis Church.  Bring your lunch!      

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Youth Canned Food Drive
The annual Youth Canned Food Drive will be held at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Sunday, September 23rd at 2:30 p.m.  Please help our youth by bringing canned food items to St. Francis Church in the yellow bags in the back of the church.  Derrick Faucheux is coordinating this event for our parish community.    

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Financial Report and Town Hall Meeting / Reporte de Finanzas y una Reunión Parroquial
An annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2017-2018 will be handed to parishioners at the end of the Masses on Sunday, September 16th.  A Town Hall meeting will take place the following Sunday, September 23rd, following the Masses to review and discuss the Financial Report and the parish’s financial situation. Reporte de Fi...

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Black Catholic Men's Conference
15th National Black Catholic Men's Conference "Know Yourself to Share Yourself" October 18 - 21, 2018 Richmond, VA The 15th Annual National Black Catholic Men’s Conference provides a forum for African American males and youth to discern the critical issues and challenges facing them in the community. It als...

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Fall Festival - October 6, 2018
Save the Date for the Annual Fall Festival!  Saturday, October 6th Saturday, October 6th, will be the annual Fall Festival that benefits St. Francis Grade School.  Everyone’s presence and participation to support St. Francis School is always much appreciated.  This is a great time for the St. Francis community to ...

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Come Join Us For School Mass
Each Wednesday at 9 AM, St. Francis School comes together for the celebration of Mass. Join our children with their beautiful singing as we give thanks to God for all good gifts - especially the gift of education. 

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50/50 Raffle at St. Francis
Each Sunday after the 11:00 AM Mass, members of the Mardi Gras Committee are ready for the weekly 50/50 raffle.  Each ticket is $1.00.  The drawing for June will be on Sunday, July 1st, after Mass.  Thank you for your contribution!  

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Recycling at St. Francis
You can drop off your aluminum cans in the trailer at St. Francis (behind the church).  Not only are we helping the environment, but the money goes towards scholarships for St. Francis students.  We thank you for you help!  

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Food Pantry
Please don’t forget the less fortunate.  The Food Pantry is asking for your continued support, especially during this time of the year.  Please remember to buy a few extra cans of goods when shopping especially soap from St. Francis.  Any food products would be greatly appreciated, whether canned, dried beans, rice or...

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Patriotic Rosary
Matthew 18:20 - “Where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I in their midst.” This is a nine month rosary novena for Our Nation. Please join us in praying for the state of our nation with others across the nation.  Patriotic Rosary Booklets will be available. Where:  Locus Benedictus at the statue of...

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