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Entries for October 2019

Solemnity of All Saints, Nov. 1, 2019
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 Friday, November 1st, at 9 a.m.  St. Francis of Assisi (Spanish) 6:00 p.m.  Other opportunities to worship:  Masses for the Holy Day will also be celebrated at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on Thursday, October 31st at 6:00 p.m., & on Friday, November 1st at 12:00 p.m..    

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Remembering the Faithful Departed on Saturday, November 2nd
Everyone is invited to Hudson Cemetery on Saturday, November 2nd, at 1:00 p.m. for a Prayer Service to commemorate our faithful departed (weather permitting). Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May they rest in peace. Amen.

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IHM Annual Halloween Spaghetti Dinner
Monday, October 28 th , our sister parish of Immaculate Heart of Mary will hold their annual Halloween Spaghetti Dinner and Carnival. The Spaghetti Dinner – dine in or carry out – begins at 4:30 p.m. and each meal is $10.00. The Carnival begins at 6:00 p.m. on the parish lawn and Bingo, inside the Parish Center, begins at 6:30 p.m. There will be a cake-walk, basketball toss, face-painting and jumpies for the children. Proceeds benefit the parish’s CYO. All are invited!

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Box of Joy

Posted on October 17, 2019 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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St. Francis of Assisi Parish Feast Day Celebration!
Everyone is invited to the school cafeteria after Mass today for our Pot Luck to celebrate our parish’s feast day. Happy parish and school feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, everyone! God bless all of you!

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month / Mes de la lucha contra el cáncer de mama
Breast cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer in women after skin cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good news is that most women can survive breast cancer if it’s found and treated early. (1) If you are a woman age 40 to 49, talk with your doctor about when to start getting mammograms and how often to get them. (2) If you are a woman age 50 to 74, be sure to get a mammogram every 2 years. You may also choose to get them more often. Talk to a doctor about your risk for breast cancer, especial...

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Respect Life Month / El mes anual de Respetemos la Vida
Intention for this week: For women in crisis pregnancies and for their pre-born children. The Catholic Church consistently and unambiguously promotes the respect of all human life from conception in the womb until natural death. All human life is created in the image and likeness of God (cf. Gen. 1:27). Abortion, euthanasia, murder, suicide, capital punishment, bigotry and racism, disrespect and neglect of the poor, the marginalized and the immigrant, human trafficking, homophobia, sexual abuse, pornography, any kind of exploitation – these all damage or even destroy...

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