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Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March – Sunday, January 20th
The 35th Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday observance will be held on Sunday, January 20, 2019.  The annual march will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the old St. Francis Catholic Center, 708 Avenue I to West MLK Drive and turn right onto Avenue E, north to Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.  Marchers are encouraged to carry flags, banners and signs while wearing identifying badges, emblems or uniforms in support of peace and brother-sisterhood to promote unity. After the march, the program begins at 2:30 p.m. at Friendship MB Church, the choir is providing th...

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Mardis Gras Ball

Posted on January 11, 2019 in: General News

Mardis Gras Ball
The annual Mardi Gras Ball will be held at the Leflore County Civic Center on Saturday night, February 16th, from 7:00 p.m. to midnight.  Dinner will be served at 8:00 p.m. DJ Traxx will provide the music for the evening.  Tickets are $35.00/person.  There will be the traditional coronation of the King and Queen of the Ball and well as other prizes for participants, along with a 50-50 raffle.  All proceeds benefit St. Francis Grade School.  Come one, come all – and spread the word! 

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Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity - 150th Anniversary!
As we Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity begin our celebration of the 150th anniversary of our founding, we will have a section in the St. Francis of Assisi parish bulletin about us and our presence here at St. Francis. Our logo for the celebration will appear each time to identify the article. The title of the logo, “Celebrating The Call,” uses the Franciscan coat of arms (crossed hands of Jesus and St. Francis over the Tau [T] Cross) which shows our Franciscan roots.  The stylized book represents the Scriptures from which we draw our strength, just a...

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Health Chat

Posted on January 02, 2019 in: General News

Health Chat
Join others for a healthcare lecture on the first Saturday of each month. January 5, 2019 Health Chat

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Food Pantry

Posted on November 30, 2018 in: General News

Food Pantry
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.

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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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Come Join Us For School Mass

Posted on August 25, 2018 in: General News

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

Posted on June 23, 2018 in: General News

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

Posted on May 19, 2018 in: General News

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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