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Entries for November 2017

CYO meeting 11/26/17

Posted on November 17, 2017 in: General News

CYO meeting 11/26/17
The CYO will meet next Sunday, November 26th, at 4:00 PM at the IHM Parish Center. We will be preparing to send winter clothes from our clothing drive out into the Leflore County community. The Youth Leadership team will meet at 2:50 PM before the meeting. Thank you to everyone for your tremendous support of our CYO/Life Teen program. Derrick Faucheux - Youth Director

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Revival on the River - One Worship Night
One Worship Night is an ecumenical night of worship and fellowship.  The event is on November 20, 2017 at 7PM at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, Greenwood, MS. UNITY | WORSHIP | REVIVAL | HEALING  

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Pope Francis - World Day of the Poor on November 19, 2017
Pope Francis has named the thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary time the World Day of the Poor. The inaugural World Day of the Poor will be celebrated November 19, 2017 "It is my wish that, in the week preceding the World Day of the Poor, which falls this year on 19 November, the Thirty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Christian communities will make every effort to create moments of encounter and friendship, solidarity and concrete assistance. They can invite the poor and volunteers to take part together in the Eucharist on this Sunday ... This Sunday, if there are p...

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#iGiveCatholic Campaign

Posted on November 13, 2017 in: General News

#iGiveCatholic Campaign
#iGiveCatholic on #GivingTuesday will be held from midnight until 11:59 PM on Tuesday, November 28. It's 24 hours of giving by Catholics for the Catholic community, but you have the opportunity to make your gifts in advance beginning November 10 and running through November 26. Transactions made on iGiveCatholic.org are secure and your donations of $25 or more are tax deductible. You can find additional information about #iGiveCatholic at their website #iGiveCatholic/about or by contacting Br. Craig Wilking, OFM at 662-453-0623. Help us inspire and celebrate Cathol...

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Greeters: Bobbie Smith, Betty Hurt Ushers: Bill Bailey, David Gee, Robert Jones, Andrew McQueen Lectors: Edith Spells – 1st, Jackie Ratliff – 2nd Commentator: Carol Gee Extraordinary Ministers: Mary Johnson - Hosts, Dora Hollie – Cup, Katherine Fisher - Cup, Preston Ratliff – Cup, Jessie Henderson  – Cup Servers: Amaya Prevot - Cross, Mary Johnson, Remiah King Lectores  12 de Noviembre Bienvenida – David 1 Lectura y Salmo – Adriana 2 Lectura y Aleluya – ...

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Thanksgiving Day Mass

Posted on November 10, 2017 in: General News

Thanksgiving Day Mass
Thanksgiving Day Mass will be held at St. Francis this year on Thursday, November 23rd, at 9 AM. Please bring a canned good, soap, peanut butter, or dry goods for the Food Pantry as your offering.

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CYO Winter Clothing Drive

Posted on November 10, 2017 in: General News

CYO Winter Clothing Drive
Our CYO is putting on a Winter Clothing Drive for Men, Women, and Children. All winter items including jackets, hoodies, scarves, gloves, etc. can be donated and placed in the brown boxes in the IHM Parish Center. All donations are due by Sunday, November 26th, and will support the poor in Leflore County. Thank you for supporting our CYO!

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St. Martin de Porres

Posted on November 10, 2017 in: General News

St. Martin de Porres
St. Martin de Porres was born in Lima, Peru, the illegitimate son to a Spanish gentleman and a freed slave from Panama, of African descent. As Martin grew older, he experienced a great deal of ridicule for being of mixed-race. Martin asked the Dominicans to accept him as a volunteer who performed the most menial tasks in the monastery. In return, he would be allowed to wear the habit and live within the religious community. Eventually he was formally received and worked as a servant boy. Martin was praised for his unconditional care of all people, regardless of race or weal...

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Thanksgiving - Box of Love

Posted on November 10, 2017 in: General News

Thanksgiving - Box of Love
This November, in a partnership with our Life Teen who are collecting food items for a “Thanksgiving -- Box of Love”, we are asking parishioners to donate the following canned items: turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, yams, vegetables, and/or boxes of instant potatoes, stuffing mixes, and the like. We are also looking for parishioners to donate canned hams or turkeys. The smaller items can be left at the back of the Church or at the IHM Parish Center. Please contact Derrick at 225-206-2430, if you are able to donate a turkey or ham.

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Greeters: Peardie Lindsey, Mary Johnson Ushers: Bill Bailey, David Gee, Robert Jones, Peter Johnson Lectors: Jackie Lewis – 1st, Stephanie Sanders – 2nd Commentator: Robert Tanner Extraordinary Ministers: Julius Ikenga - Hosts, Karen Albright – Cup, Katherine Fisher - Cup, Mary Johnson – Cup, Yvonne Tanner – Cup Servers: Remiah King - Cross, Soraya Ratliff, Amaya Prevot

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Mother Henriette Delille

Posted on November 03, 2017 in: General News

Mother Henriette Delille
On July 24, 1990, the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus of the United States designated November as Black Catholic History Month to celebrate the long history and proud heritage of Black Catholics. During this month we will feature a Black Saint or candidate for Sainthood. This week we have chosen Mother Henriette Delille. Did you know that the founder of the Sisters of the Holy Family, based in New Orleans, Louisiana, is among three African American candidates for the sainthood in the Catholic Church? Mother Henriette Delille (duh-LEEL) was born in 1812 as a &ldq...

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Senior Luncheon

Posted on November 03, 2017 in: General News

Senior Luncheon

Come join us at St. Francis for the Seniors Luncheon this Wednesday, November 8th, at 12:30 PM in the Father Nathaniel Room. Please bring a bag lunch.

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OFS Gathering and Ongoing Formation

Posted on November 03, 2017 in: General News

OFS Gathering and Ongoing Formation
The OFS Gathering and Ongoing Formation will be held next Sunday, November 12th, after the 11:30 AM Mass at St. Francis

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