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Join Us on Zoom for The Bible Timeline

Join Us on Zoom for The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation

An In-Depth Exploration of Salvation History in 24 Sessions

Two options:  Wednesday afternoons, 1:30-3:00 (in person)

Wednesday evenings, 7:00 p.m. (via Zoom)

Beginning January 13, 2021

Mass Times

DAILY MASS SCHEDULE - CHURCH
Monday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. Spanish
Wednesday - 8:30 a.m.
Thursday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Friday - 8:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m.

WEEKEND LITURGY -
Saturday - Vigil - 4 p.m. - Church
Saturday - Vigil - 4:15 p.m. - Family Center
Saturday - Vigil - 5:30 p.m. - Church
Saturday - Vigil - 7 p.m. - Spanish - Church
Sunday - 7:30 - a.m. - Church
Sunday - 9:00 a.m. - Church
Sunday - 9:15 a.m. - Family Center
Sunday - 10:30 a.m. - Church
Sunday - 12:00 p.m. - Church

LIVE STREAM WEEKEND LITURGY
Saturday Vigil - 4:15 p.m. English

Holy Hour - Thursday at 3 p.m.. (Confessions will be heard)

Divine Mercy Chaplet - Church
Friday at 3 p.m.

Confessions:
Confessions will be 15 minutes before each Daily Mass in the Church Confessionals. Saturday evening Confessions from 3 p.m. until 3:45 p.m.in the Family Center. If your loved one is in need of Last Rites, please use the pager - 843-941-9434

Office Hours

The Parish office is open 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. - Monday through Friday

News from the Vatican

Liturgy Q&A: More on Pro Populo Masses

And Update on This Liturgy Column

The post Liturgy Q&A: More on Pro Populo Masses appeared first on ZENIT - English.

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Zenit English Thanks Readers and Supporters

Operations Suspended Today

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Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri in South-East Nigeria Kidnapped

Bishop Moses Chikwe

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Articulating Hope

Welcome

Welcome to our faith family!   We hope you will feel at home at St. Francis and will share your faith experience and talents with your fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. By worshiping and working together, may we more perfectly reflect the glory of God and help bring about His Kingdom.

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BI-WEEKLY UPDATE

This Sunday April 17th and 18th, 2021 St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church Good Afternoon!  Hope you are all doing well today.  Just a few things for today to finish up your week! For the link to the 4:15 p.m. streamed Mass...

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BI-WEEKLY UPDATE

This week... Please click the button below to access the link for the 10 a.m. SFCS Wednesday Mass: SFCS 10 a.m. Mass: https://youtu.be/tA2-W9TCda8 Did you know that you can post your photo on your Flocknote?  If you are unsure...

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EASTER HOMILY

For those of you who attended the 7:30 a.m. Mass on Easter Sunday, Father Jairo had a very beautiful homily. I thought that I would share it with everyone.  Have a great day, everyone! File: Sermon 04 04 2021.docx

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Upcoming Events & Important Information

  • Holy Week Mass Schedule
  • Catechists Wanted!
  • Holy Water Font
  • Charter to Protect our Children
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Ministry Volunteers Needed

  • Funeral Servers Needed
  • 9 a.m. Ushers Needed!
  • Greeters Needed
  • Stewardship Prayer
  • Daily Cantors Needed. For more information on this Ministry, please click on this photo.
  • St. Francis Catholic School needs substitute Teachers. For more information on St. Francis Catholic School, please click on this photo.
  • Eucharistic Adoration Adorers. For more information on Eucharistic Adoration, please click on this photo.

Bishop's Annual Appeal 2021

Town Mask Mandate

By order of the Town of Hilton Head Island, you are required to wear a mask in "Commercial Business Establishments" including Churches.  You must wear your mask during the entire celebration of the Holy Mass.  This is not only for your safety, but the safety of those who are worshiping with you. 

2020 Bicentennial Campaign

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Catholic Miscellany

Saint of the Day

St. Apollonius the Apologist: Saint of the Day for Sunday, April 18, 2021

Martyr whose Apologia, or defense of the faith, is considered one of the most priceless documents of the early Church. Apollonius was a Roman senator who was denounced as a Christian by one of his slaves. The Praetorian Prefect, Sextus Tigidius Perennis, arrested him, also putting the slave to death as an informer. Perennis demanded that Apollonius denounce the faith, and when he refused, the case was remanded to the Roman senate. There a debate took place between Perennis and Apollonius that ...

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St. Anicetus: Saint of the Day for Saturday, April 17, 2021

Anicetus was a Syrian from Emesa. He became pope about 155 and actively opposed Marcionism and Gnosticism. His pontificate saw the appearance of the controversy between East and West over the date of Easter. St. Polycarp, a disciple of John, is reported to have visited him in Rome about the dispute, which was to accelerate and grow more heated over the following centuries.

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St. Bernadette: Saint of the Day for Friday, April 16, 2021

St. Bernadette was born in Lourdes, France on January 7, 1844. Her parents were very poor and she was the first of nine children. She was baptized at St. Pierre's, the local parish church, on January 9. As a toddler, Bernadette contracted cholera and suffered extreme asthma. Unfortunately, she lived the rest of her life in poor health.

On Thursday, February 11, 1858, fourteen-year-old Bernadette was sent with her younger sister and a friend to gather firewood, when a very beautiful lady ...

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