October 9th - Columbus Day - Parish Office will be closed and there will only be an 8:30 a.m. Mass.
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 - 4:45 p.m.
Saturday - Vigil - 7 p.m. - Spanish
Sunday - 7:30 - a.m.
Sunday - 9:00 a.m.
Sunday - 10:30 a.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m.
If you require a low-gluten host, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to mass time and request one from the Sacristan or an Usher.
Benediction and Adoration - Thursday at 3 p.m.. (Confessions will be heard)
Divine Mercy Chaplet - Church
Friday at 3 p.m.
Confessions will be 15 minutes before each Daily Mass in the Church Confessionals. Saturday evening Confessions from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.in the Church. If your loved one is in need of Last Rites, please use the pager - 843-533-1757
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News from the Vatican
09/30/23 8:14 pm
Allocution on the occasion of the recitation of the Angelus on Sunday, October 1, 2023
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Pope announces meeting with children from around the world at Vatican and document on St. Therese of the Child Jesus
09/30/23 8:06 pm
The apostolic exhortation on St. Therese of the Child Jesus will be published on October 15 and the world meeting with children at the Vatican will be held on November 6.
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09/29/23 8:40 pm
Pope's Homily at the Ordinary Public Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals
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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 worshipping and working together, may we more perfectly reflect the glory of God and help bring about His Kingdom.
- Reverend Michael Oenbrink, Pastor
- Reverend Max Tria, Parochial Vicar
- Reverend Christopher Loester, Parochial Vicar
- Reverend Jose Quilcate, Parochial Vicar, Hispanic Ministry
- Reverend Mr. Gerard Hand, Deacon - Retired
- Reverend Mr. Dave Ritter, Deacon
- Reverend Mr. Patrick Sheehan, Deacon - Retired
- Ms. Andrea Smith, Principal - St. Francis Catholic School
- Mr. Dion Jenks, Parish Finance Office
- Ms. Jennifer McGlynn, Director of Adult Faith Formation
- Matthew J. Meloche, Director of Music Ministries
- Mr. Bryan Goll, Director of Maintenance
- Ms. Colleen Rzeczycki, Director of Communications, Safe Environment Coordinator
- Ms. Mitzi Weaver, Director of Children's Faith Formation
- Ms. Merideth Johnson, Parish Secretary
- Ms. Carolina Rozo, Assistant to the Hispanic Ministry
- Ms. Pam Slawson, Finance Office Assistant
- Ms. Sarah Dempsey, Admin. Finance Assistant
- Ms. Jan Halstead, Sacristan
- Lori Jenkins, Faith Formation Office Assistant
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Readings for the week of October 1, 2023
- Sunday: Ez 18:25-28 / Ps 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9, (6a) / Phil 2:1-11 or 2:1-5 / Mt 21:28-32
- Monday: Zec 8:1-8 / Ps 102:16-18, 19-21, 29 and 22-23 / Mt 18:1-5, 10
- Tuesday: Zec 8:20-23 / Ps 87:1b-3, 4-5, 6-7 / Lk 9:51-56
- Wednesday: Neh 2:1-8 / Ps 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6 / Lk 9:57-62
- Thursday: Neh 8:1-4a, 5-6, 7b-12 / Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11 / Lk 10:1-12
- Friday: Bar 1:15-22 / Ps 79:1b-2, 3-5, 8, 9 / Lk 10:13-16
- Saturday: Bar 4:5-12, 27-29 / Ps 69:33-35, 36-37 / Lk 10:17-24
- Next Sunday: Is 5:1-7 / Ps 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20 (Isaiah 5:7a) / Phil 4:6-9 / Mt 21:33-43
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SAINT OF THE DAY
10/02/23 6:00 am
Leger was raised at the court of King Clotaire II and by his uncle, Bishop Didon of Poitiers. Leger was made archdeacon by Didon, was ordained, and in about 651, became abbot of Maxentius Abbey, where he introduced the Rule of St. Benedict. He served Queen Regent St. Bathildis and helped her govern when Clovis II died in 656, and was named bishop of Autun in 663. He reconciled the differing factions that had torn the See apart, introduced reforms, fortified the town, and was known for his ...Read More
10/01/23 6:00 am
Generations of Catholics have admired this young saint, called her the "Little Flower", and found in her short life more inspiration for their own lives than in volumes by theologians.
Yet Therese died when she was 24, after having lived as cloistered Carmelite for less than ten years. She never went on missions, never founded a religious order, never performed great works. The only book of hers, published after her death, was an brief edited version of her journal called "Story of a Soul." ...Read More
09/30/23 6:00 am
Before he was known as Saint Jerome, he was named Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus. He was born around 342 AD, in Stridon, Dalmatia. Today, the town, which ceased to exist in JeromeÂ?s time, would likely be in Croatia or Slovenia.