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Entries for October 2018

Solemnity of All Saints

Posted on October 27, 2018 in: General News

Solemnity of All Saints
Solemnity of All Saints - November 1st - Holy Day of Oblifation Mass of All Saints will be celebrated with the children of St. Francis School on Thursday, November 1st, at 9 a.m. Other opportunities to worship God:  Masses for the Holy Day will also be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Wednesday, October 31st at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, November 1st at noon and 6:00 p.m.  The Redemptorists will celebrate the Holy Day on Thursday at Mercy Chapel of Locus Benedictus at 9:00 a.m.     

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Time Change - November 4th

Posted on October 27, 2018 in: General News

Time Change - November 4th
Next Sunday, November 4th at 2:00 a.m., change the clock!  “Fall backwards!”  

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Garage Sale - IHM

Posted on October 27, 2018 in: General News

Garage Sale - IHM
This coming Saturday, November 3rd, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish is hosting a Garage Sale to benefit St. Francis Parish. It will be from 6:00 a.m. till noon in the Parish Center. If you have any household items in good condition that you would like to donate, you may take them to IHM during the week. Javier Gómez is in charge of this event. Thank you for your support!  

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Fish Fry - Mardi Gras Committee

Posted on October 26, 2018 in: General News

Fish Fry - Mardi Gras Committee
The Mardi Gras Committee is sponsoring a Fish Fry this coming Saturday, November 3rd, from 11:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m.  The meal includes catfish, spaghetti, coleslaw, bread, cold drink and cake.  The cost is $8.00 per person.  This will benefit the preparations for our annual Mardi Gras Ball for next February.  Come and enjoy!  

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Box of Joy

Posted on October 24, 2018 in: General News

Box of Joy
St. Francis of Assisi School is participating in the Cross Catholic Box of Joy project.   Every year thousands of poor children experience a Christmas without hope.  Burdened by poverty, their parents are simply too poor to provide anything but the most basic necessities.  These are children who have never held a picture book.  Never wore a new shirt. Never owned a toy. The gifts you pack in a Box of Joy show God's unconditional love and spark the joy every child should experience at Christmas. ...

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Election Day - November 6th

Posted on October 13, 2018 in: General News

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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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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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 the Eucharist around the table of the Lord, let us... 1.PRAY for the Church’s worldwide missionary work 2.OFFER financial HELP through The Society for the PROPAGATION OF THE FAITH for vulnerable communities throughout Asia, Afric...

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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 done for free. Cada octubre en los EUA es el mes de recordarles a todas las mujeres y hombres (sí, ¡es cierto!) que visiten a su médico a recibir las pruebas de cáncer de seno. Por favor, ¡cuídense por visitar a su médico! El c...

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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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