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Christmas Mardis Gras Bingo!

Posted on November 16, 2019 in: General News

Christmas Mardis Gras Bingo!
Wednesday, December 4th, the Mardi Gras Committee is sponsoring a Bingo to help defray the expense for the coming Mardi Gras Ball 2020. We are looking for Christmas items as prizes. Please bring them to the Parish Offices before Wednesday evening. Bingo begins at 6:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. See you there!

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Greenwood Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service
St. Francis of Assisi Parish is honored to be invited to host this year's Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 24th at 6:00 p.m.  All parishioners who are able are encouraged to attend and to welcome our Christian brothers and sisters.

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Financial Report and Town Hall Meeting
After next Sunday’s 11:00 a.m. Mass, we will have a Town Hall meeting for parishioners to review the Financial Reports which were either emailed to parishioners or left in an envelope with parishioners’ names attached at the end of October. This will immediately follow the Mass and be held in the church.  

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Catholic Faith Formation for our children is at Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Parish Center on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ El programa de Formación de Fe de las parroquias católicas de Greenwood se lleva a cabo al centro parroquial de Inmaculado Corazón de María los miércoles de las 6:00 p.m. hasta las 7:00 p.m.

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Opportunities for Prayer

Posted on September 27, 2019 in: General News

Opportunities for Prayer
Everyone is invited to join in prayer. Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. we pray the Holy Rosary and on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, at 10:00 a.m. is the Parish Prayer Chain. Come and join to pray for the needs of our Church, our world, our community our families and ourselves.

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Promoting Prayer for Racial Unity and Reconciliation
A small group of St. Francis parishioners have been gathering on a monthly basis for prayer and dialogue on the challenge of racism, both personal and systemic. As a group, we would like to share with you a prayer card. We invite you to pray this prayer in hopes of bringing about prayerful dialogue between community members in a way that will help us grow closer in unity. We also invite you to join us for prayer and dialogue on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at St. Francis Church. For more information, please talk to Maxine Ford, Stephanie Sanders, Karen Albr...

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For parents who are grieving the loss of a child . . .
Each Tuesday evening, at 6:00 p.m. at Locus Benedictus, a group of people meet who are grieving the loss of a child.  Anyone who has lost a child or grandchild is invited and welcome to attend this prayerful and gentle gathering of people of hope in the Lord. If you or someone you know would benefit from such a support group, please attend yourself or recommend this to a parent or grandchild you know is grieving. 

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Sunday Mardi Gras Raffle / Rifa de 50-50
Beginning today, Sunday, August 4th, the Mardi Gras Committee will be sponsoring a raffle after the Masses on Sunday.  Donations for a ticket are $1.00 each.  The proceeds benefit the committee’s preparations for the next St. Francis Mardi Gras Ball in February 2020.  Thank you for your support! ~~~~~~~~~ Rifa de 50-50 La parroquia patrocina a una Rifa de 50-50 que se lleva a cabo a las puertas de la entrada de la iglesia al final de la misa dominical.  El costo de cada boleto es $1.00.  Su donativo aumenta al mantenimiento de nuestra...

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For Couples Not (yet) Married in the Catholic Church
If you are a Catholic Christian and are not (yet) married in the Catholic Church but have married in another tradition, are married civilly or cohabiting and would like to see about getting married in the Catholic Church, please contact Fr. Cam or Fr. Kim through the Parish office: 662-453-0623. They will be happy to meet with you confidentially to discuss the matter.  

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Food Pantry / Donativo de Jabón Corporal para la Bodega de Comida de Greenwood
Food Pantry News:  Have you brought bars of soap for the Food Pantry lately? Many bars are needed at this time. Place them in the basket in the back of church. ~~~~~~~~~~ Estamos invitados a donar jabón corporal (sólido o líquido) para los necesitados a la Bodega de Comida (“Food Pantry”) de Greenwood.  Los puede depositar en el bote negro cerca de la entrada de la iglesia.  ¡Gracias!

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The St. Francis Show

Posted on October 13, 2018 in: General News

The St. Francis Show
“The St. Francis Show” on 104.3 FM (WGNL) each Thursday at 10:30 am. You can also follow live-streaming on the parish’s Facebook page. Derrick Faucheux is the show’s weekly host. It is an outreach of St. Francis Parish to share the Good News of Jesus in our contemporary world. 

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Adult Faith Formation

Posted on October 05, 2018 in: General News

Adult Faith Formation
Fr. Cam is leading a Bible Study on Mondays at 6:00 p.m. in the Friary Library. Everyone is invited to grow in their Catholic Faith by becoming familiar with the sacred texts which announce God’s salvation. Please bring yourself and a Bible! And, bring a friend, too!

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Recycling at St. Francis / Latas de aluminio (de refrescos)
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! ~~~~~~~~~ Latas de aluminio – Se puede depositar las latas de aluminio para los refrescos en el carrillo detrás de la Iglesia de san Francisco.  El dinero ganado por reciclando estas latas beneficia a la escuela de san Francisco por ayudar a los costos de la cuota escolar para los estudiantes a la escuela.  ¡Gracias p...

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