Established in 2005, St. Francis of Assisi in Calhoun County, Illinois consists of St. Norbert in Hardin, St. Anselm in Kampsville and St. Michael in Michael.
A second collection is currently being taken up for the St. Norbert Church Air-Conditioning Fund.
On Sunday, October 14 at 6pm in the SNS gym, we will be making PIES for the fall dinner. Much help is needed!
Volunteers Needed for St. Francis of Assisi Parish: Greeters, Lectors and Extraordinary Ministers are needed as volunteers at mass. If you are interested, please call the parish office, 576-2628.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish
Sunday, October 21
at St. Norbert School in Hardin, IL
Family Style Service 11am-3pm
Carry-Out Service 11:30am-2:30pm
MENU: Fried Chicken, Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Dumplings, Dressing, Green Beans, Slaw, Dessert
Also featuring sweet shop & craft room.
Annual Silver & Golden+ Wedding Jubilee Mass, will be on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11am at St. Nobert’s Church. Couples belonging to either parish celebrating their 25, 50, 55, 60 or 65th wedding anniversary during 2018 are invited to this Mass. Family members and friends are invited to join the couples at this special celebration. Please register if you plan to attend or obtain more information by calling 576-2628. We encourage all celebrating to attend the luncheon after Mass in St. Norbert’s School Gym.
FUNDRAISER DRIVE Updates….
2017-2018 Fundraiser Drive Update: As of 9/23/18, we have collected $23,760 of our $30,000 goal.
(This fundraiser drive substitutes the 2017 picnic and 2018 spring dinner.)
2018-2019 Fundraiser Drive Update: As of 10/7/18, we have collected $5,375 of our $30,000 goal.
(This fundraiser drive substitutes the 2018 picnic and 2019 spring dinner.)
RCIA Do you know someone not baptized or baptized in a non-Catholic Christian tradition, who wants to know what it means to become Catholic? Know someone already Catholic but has not yet received Communion and/or Confirmation? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a place to ask questions & seek understanding. Father Roberts will be starting RCIA classes in October on Thursdays at 7pm. Please contact either parish office to sign up. Anyone already Catholic is welcome to attend any class or all classes to refresh their knowledge.
New 911 Addresses…. If you received a new 911 address, please write your new address on your collection envelope or send to the parish office by phone 576-2628 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, which will update your address for the parish directory, your collection envelopes and your Catholic Times.
St. Francis of Assisi now provides Online Giving – a convenient and safe way to make a one-time or recurring donation. Getting started is easy… just click on the Online Giving link below. When you participate, your gift will be securely transferred directly into the parish bank account. And you won’t have to remember your envelopes, write a check or stop by the ATM on Sundays! Just like the envelopes you currently receive, only ‘virtual’ envelopes!