December 18, 2018

Parish Penance Service – Monday, December 17th

Our Advent Penance Service will be celebrated on Monday, December 17th at 7:00 pm in the Church. There will be several priests available for confessions. We invite and encourage all parishioners to join us in celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation in preparation for Christmas.  May God’s forgiveness and healing prepare us for the Lord’s birth anew in our lives and hearts this Christmas.

 

Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve – Monday, December 24th

  • 5:00 PM in the Church
  • 5:15 PM in the PLC Gym
  • 7:30 PM in the Church
  • Midnight Mass (12:00 AM) in the Church*

                     *Music begins at 11:30 PM

Christmas Day – Tuesday,  December 25th

  • 8:00 AM, in the Church
  • 10:30 AM, in the Church

The Parish Office and Parish Life Center will be closed Christmas Week, Monday–Friday, December 24—28th, and Monday, January 1st. 

 

 

Youth Group Fundraiser

LIFETEEN AND EDGE SFA YOUTH GROUP fundraiser…
If you are tired of eating leftovers and don’t want to cook…
Come and support your SFA Youth Group at Pyro’s on Germantown Pkwy 
Thursday December 27th, 5-8pm!!

Tell them you are with SFA Youth Group, and drop receipt in the bowl!!

Pre-registration helps our group! Click below:
www.groupraise.com/events/68919

Room in the Inn Continues Through March – Sign up Now!

 

St. Francis Room in the Inn Begins November 1st 

Sign up Now!

This November through March, 2019, St. Francis will join with other churches in the Memphis area to serve those experiencing homelessness and invite them to be our guests at our Room in the Inn, every Thursday night at the Ozanam Center (St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen), located at 1306 Monroe.

Room in the Inn offers food and shelter to those in need of our aid. You can assist in this endeavor by considering any of the following opportunities below to serve.  There is a job for everyone!

You can serve by:

  • Driving the bus and picking up our guests
  • Greeting our guests
  • Making beds
  • Organizing the clothes closet
  • Arranging hygiene items
  • Preparing the showers
  • Setting tables
  • Cooking delicious,nutritious food
  • Baking scrumptious desserts
  • Decorating tables or Making lunches
  • Doing laundry
  • Serving as an overnight shepherd and spend the night with our guests
  • Making the guests feel welcomed and loved
  • Sending off full, clean, and well-rested guests in the morning with a smile
  • Cleaning up the center to get ready for the next group

If you are unable to give your time, you may also help by donating much-needed supplies or by making a monetary donation.

To sign up click here

To donate supplies, please check out the Room in the Inn Wish list on Amazon.com:    RITI WISH LIST.

To make a monetary donation, please click on the green giving link on the Homepage, and then select Room In the Inn under the list of  “Second and or Misc” collections.

For more  information, please call Jim Burge at (901) 254-1595 or the church office at (901) 756-1213.

Come join us!  Be part of the “Inn” crowd!

 

 

Interested in Becoming Catholic? Join RCIA Classes – Wednesday Nights at 7:00 pm.

Are you interested in learning about or joining the Catholic Faith? Are you Catholic and wish to have a deeper knowledge of your Faith? The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is a process through which adults become full members of the Catholic Church. There are several stages involved in the process beginning with a period of inquiry to find out more about Catholicism.

If you are interested in RCIA, please visit our website to complete an inquiry form: www.stfrancismemphis.org; click on “Becoming Catholic,” scroll down to the form and submit after completion. A team member will contact you.

RCIA meets on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 pm in Room 108 of the Parish Life Center, September through Easter.  Classes began September 5th and continue through the Spring.

Please call or email the church office with questions: 901-756-1213 or office@stfrancismemphis.org.