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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 3:15 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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A FEW MORE THINGS

Here are a few more things that I forgot to add to my email yesterday that came across my desk after I left: Novena for Life On May 31st, the Church celebrates the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This feast...

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BI WEEKLY UPDATE

Today, May 6th, is  National Day of Prayer Good morning everyone!  I just wanted to remind you all that today is our National Day of Prayer.  I am providing you with the link to read a little more about the National Day of...

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BI-WEEKLY UPDATE

Good afternoon everyone!  Tomorrow is Cinco De Mayo!  And today is National Teacher Appreciation Day!  Thank you to all of our teachers both here at St. Francis and in our public schools.  You are all so very much...

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Upcoming Events & Important Information

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Ministry Volunteers Needed

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  • Stewardship Prayer
  • Daily Cantors Needed. For more information on this Ministry, please click on this photo.
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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.  The mandate is set to expire on May 15th of 2021.

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Catholic Miscellany

Saint of the Day

St. John the Silent: Saint of the Day for Thursday, May 13, 2021

Bishop of Colonia in Palestine and a hermit. Born in Nicopolis, Armenia, he established a monastery at the age of eighteen. Appointed a bishop at the age of twenty-eight, he spent nine years in his office before retiring to Jerusalem to embrace the eremitical life. Through a vision, he found his way to the monastery, or laura, of St. Sabas, asking to be walled up and living for seventy-five years as a silent recluse.

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Sts. Nereus & Achilleus: Saint of the Day for Wednesday, May 12, 2021

So often we hear people or even ourselves excuse an action by saying "I was only following orders." But for Nereus and Achilleus this excuse could not stand in the face of the cross. Everything we know from authority about the two first- century martyrs comes from a testimony written by Pope St. Damasus in the fourth century and inscribed on a memorial tablet that commemorates their lives. But even this commentary comes 300 years after they died. Damasus tells us that Nereus ...

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St. Damien of Molokai: Saint of the Day for Monday, May 10, 2021

The man who would become St. Damien of Molokai, was born in rural Belgium, on January 3, 1840. His name was Jozef De Veuster, and he was the youngest of seven children. Growing up on the farm, Jozef was prepared to take over for his family, but he did not want the responsibility. Instead, he wanted to follow his older brother and two sisters who took religious vows.

Jozef attended school until the age of 13 when his help was needed on the family farm full-time. He aided his family until he was ...

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