May 23, 2018

Memorial Day Mass Schedule – May 28th @ 9:00 AM

Monday, May 28th, is Memorial Day.  Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 am only. 

There will not be an 8:15 am nor a 12:00 pm Mass.

The parish office and parish life center will be closed in observance.

Please remember in your prayers all of those who gave their lives in the service of their country.

 

 

St. Francis PRE Students Participate in May Crowning

The month of May is traditionally a time to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. The students brought flowers to PRE on April 29th and honored Mary by processing in and laying the flowers at the base of her statue.  Two students, Isabella Wade and Christian Montiel, were selected to crown her with flowers.

First Friday Eucharistic Adoration – June 1st

St. Francis of Assisi Church will offer exposition and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on the First Friday of June  – June 1, 2018. Exposition will begin in the chapel immediately following the 8:15 am Mass and will continue until Benediction at 5:30 pm.  All are welcome to join us in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.

Adorers needed!  Drop-ins are welcome.

For more information or to sign up, please call Mary Lou Berner at (901) 754-7945.

Room in the Inn – Summer and Spring Schedule

 

St. Francis Room in the Inn Continues May through September – Third Thursday of the Month – SIGN UP NOW!

Last November through March of this year, St. Francis joined with other churches in the Memphis area to serve those experiencing homelessness and invited the homeless 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.

The “Inn” crowd at St. Francis has decided to continue the program during the upcoming Spring and Summer months by serving as a shelter for women on the third Thursday of each month – May through September.  There are very few places that women can find shelter and safety in Memphis, so the St. Francis “Inn” will be part of the effort to solve that problem. 17 other churches have signed on (and others are contemplating) so Room in the Inn (RITI) as a whole should be able to shelter at least 12 women each weekday night during these five months. The regular program will resume in November.

Room in the Inn offers food and shelter to those in need of our aid. You can assist in this endeavor by preparing and/or serving dinner or breakfast, sharing in fellowship, arranging sleeping quarters or serving as a Laundry Angel. There is a job for everyone!

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: RITI Signup.

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!

 

 

RCIA

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 7:00pm in Room 108 of the Parish Life Center, September through Easter.

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