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Mass Times

DAILY MASS SCHEDULE - CHURCH

Feast of the Immaculate Conception - 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Spanish
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. & 10 a.m. SFCS Mass
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.

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 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.in the Church. If your loved one is in need of Last Rites, please use the pager - 843-941-9434

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Upcoming Events & Important Information

  • Parish office is closed on December 8th
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Office Hours

The Parish office is open 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. - Monday through Friday

News from the Vatican

Pope Francis closes 2022 with this intention for which he asks the whole Church to pray

Commitment and “working with the people”: for Francis, “being a volunteer who helps others is a choice that makes us free; it opens us to other people’s needs.”

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USA: Bishop Barron responds to LGBT bill passed by Senate

The bill will also heighten the threats to religious liberty that have persisted after the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision of 2015.

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Pope Francis: New date confirmed for historic Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to South Sudan adn Congo

The long-awaited visit was due to take place in July of this year, but was postponed after the Vatican announced that Pope Francis would not be able to travel on advice from his doctors.

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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- ST. FRANCIS BY THE SEA

Good afternoon!  I wanted to make sure you all are aware of a few things that are occurring this weekend:  Sharing Thy Bounty, Fellowship Sunday, Reindeer Run & Poinsettia Sale, Christmas Strings and Sing-A-Long Tickets being...

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BI-WEEKLY UPDATE- ST. FRANCIS BY THE SEA

Good afternoon!  There was an error in the bulletin last weekend.  Daily Mass on Thursday, December 1st will be at 8:30 a.m.   Now that our plaza is completed, the hours of our Adoration Chapel have been extended.  If you...

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Your first Advent Adventure is here! (Nov 27th)

This Sunday is the first day of Advent  Thank you for joining us this Advent---we are very excited to be back for our 15th year of Advent Adventure! As part of Advent Adventure, we will be doing the Jesse Tree! You can get our...

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Catholic Miscellany

SAINT OF THE DAY

St. Francis Xavier: Saint of the Day for Saturday, December 03, 2022

St. Francis Xavier was a Navarrese-Basque Roman Catholic missionary born in the Kingdom of Navarre on April 7, 1506. His father was a privy counselor and finance minister to King John III of Navarre. He was the youngest in his family and resided in a castle which still partially stands today and is in the possession of the Jesuit order.

As the young Francis grew, he was surrounded by war. Navarre was the target of a campaign by King Ferdinand of Aragon and Castile, and the kingdom was ...

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St. Bibiana: Saint of the Day for Friday, December 02, 2022

St. Bibiana, Virgin and Martyr (Feast day - December 2nd) Other than the name, nothing is known for certain about this saint. However, we have the following account from a later tradition. In the year 363, Julian the Apostate made Apronianus Governor of Rome. St. Bibiana suffered in the persecution started by him. She was the daughter of Christians, Flavian, a Roman knight, and Dafrosa, his wife. Flavian was tortured and sent into exile, where he died of his wounds. Dafrosa was beheaded, ...

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St. Eligius: Saint of the Day for Thursday, December 01, 2022

Eligius (also known as Eloi) was born around 590 near Limoges in France. He became an extremely skillful metalsmith and was appointed master of the mint under King Clotaire II of Paris. Eligius developed a close friendship with the King and his reputation as an outstanding metalsmith became widespread. With his fame came fortune. Eligius was very generous to the poor, ransomed many slaves, and built several churches and a monastery at Solignac. He also erected a major convent in Paris with ...

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