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October 21, 2018 Liturgical Ministers/Lectores
Liturgical MInisters Greeters:  Peardie Lindsey, Mary Johnson Ushers:  David Gee, Bill Bailey, Robert Jones, Peter Johnson Lectors:  1st - Jackie Lewis, 2nd - Stephanie Sanders Commentator:  Robert Tanner Extraordinary Ministers:  Hosts - Julius Ikenga Cup - Karen Albright, Maxine Ford, Mary Jo...

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Senior Luncheon
Any Senior adults men or women catholics and noncatholics and their friends are invited to bring your bag lunches to St. Francis of Assisi Church for a time of tasty fellowship. We will meet in the Fr. Nathanael Room (behind the church sanctuary) 10/24/18 at 1:00 p.m.      

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Order of Secular Franciscans Retreat
Our retreat will begin Friday, Oct. 26 at 6:00 PM-7:30 PM, and will continue Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM, followed by dinner. Our regular meeting will take place after Sunday Mass, Oct. 28. All events will take place in the St. Francis Church and school cafeteria.

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Election Day - November 6th
Important Announcement: Tuesday, November 6th is Election Day!  Each of us can make a difference.  Vote – exercise your right!  
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St. Francis Radio Show
Everyone is invited to listen to WGNL 104.3 on the Thursday of October at 10:30 a.m. The “St. Francis Show” is an effort of our parish toward Evangelization.  Evangelization is “spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ,” which is not the same thing as proselytism – trying to win converts. We will have spe...

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WORLD MISSION SUNDAY / DOMINGO MUNDIAL DE LAS MISIONES
Next Sunday is WORLD MISSION SUNDAY. We Catholics are called to be part of the Church’s universal missionary efforts, supporting mission priests, religious Sisters and Brothers, and lay catechists who provide loving service to those most in need. As Catholics around the world — here at home and in the Missions— gather at...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month / Mes de la lucha contra el cáncer de mama
Think Pink! While cancer awareness is important 356 days a year, the month of October every year is designated to remind everyone to check – at least annually – for breast cancer. And this means men AND women! Please make an appointment with your doctor or locate a place here in Leflore County where you can have a mammogram do...

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Bible Study
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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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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