January 23, 2018

Office Closed and ALL Evening Activities Cancelled – Tuesday and Wed., Jan. 16th & 17th


Due to inclement weather, the church office is closed Tuesday, January 16th, and may be closed Wednesday, January 17th.  All evening activities for both Tuesday and Wednesday have been cancelled.

Masses will be celebrated at 8:15 am and 12:00 pm each day as scheduled, but please exercise caution.



Mass Schedule for Advent & Christmas

Sunday, December 24th


Fourth Sunday of Advent

Saturday Vigil,  5:00 PM

Sunday, 8:45 AM

Sunday, 10:30 AM

Sunday, 12:15 PM


Note the above Mass times are for December 24th, which this year is the Fourth Sunday of Advent.

Attending one of these Masses does NOT fulfill your Christmas obligation, but is required for your Sunday obligation.

Christmas Mass Schedule


Christmas Eve

Sunday, December 24th

Sunday Vigil, 5:00 PM in the Church

Sunday Vigil, 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

Monday,  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 25—29, and Monday, January 1st. 



Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God – January 1, 2018

The Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God is Monday, January 1, 2018. 

It is not a Holy Day of Obligation.

There will be one Mass at 9:00 AM. 

There will not be an 8:15 AM Mass nor a 12:00 PM Mass.

The Church office and Parish Life Center will be closed. 

Have a safe and blessed New Year!


Installation of Fr. Carl Jude Hood – Sunday, December 3rd, 12:15 PM

Please join us Sunday, December 3rd at the 12:15 PM Mass as Fr. Carl Jude Hood is officially installed as the pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church by Most Reverend Martin D. Holley, D.D.

A reception will follow immediately after in the Parish Life Center, room 108.


Thanksgiving Day, Thursday Nov. 23rd, Mass at 10:00 AM


Thanksgiving Day Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM. 

There will be no 8:15 AM or 12:15 PM Mass.

Our regular daily Mass schedule (8:15 AM and 12:15 PM) resumes on Friday, November 24th.

Our offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and 24th in observance of Thanksgiving.

Many blessings to you and your family!


Office Closed Nov. 10th in Observance of Veterans Day; Veterans Recognition Breakfast Nov. 12


All Veterans and active duty Military personnel will be recognized at a breakfast sponsored by the Knights of Columbus on Sunday, November 12th following the 8:45 AM Mass, in room 108.  Family, friends and supporters are welcome! Please join us!

The Church Office will be closed on Friday, November 10th in celebration of Veterans Day and to honor all those who have served.

Masses will be celebrated at 8:15 AM and 12:00 PM.



Global Giving Tuesday is Here! 

St. Francis Parish is joining 17 other Dioceses across the nation today to celebrate our unique Catholic heritage in participating in the #iGiveCatholic campaign.  #iGiveCatholic is the first-ever giving day created to rally the Catholic community on #GivingTuesday, November 28th – a global day of giving.

We are asking our parishioners to support our parish school by making a secure, tax-deductible donation to St. Francis to be used to help strengthen Catholic education in our parish school. 

Donations will be accepted on iGiveCatholic.org during a 24-hour period today. The money raised will allow us to help members of our parish family financially in the investment of a Catholic education at our parish school. Please note this is an online campaign and donations are only accepted via the iGive Catholic.org website; minimum $25 donation.

Please give generously!  For more information click on #iGiveCatholic Please also watch the video below of our pastor, Fr. Carl Jude Hood, at St. Francis of Assisi School. Fr. Hood tells the story of our patron Saint and explains the real reason a Catholic school education is important. The parish is taking part in the #iGiveCatholic campaign to help open the door to our school to more parish families. “Building our faith, one student at a time.” is how we give Catholic.

Please Click the image below to play the video

Lector Training – CANCELLED




The Lector Training Level I class originally scheduled for Saturday, Decembr 2nd has been cancelled.  It will be rescheduled in the Spring of 2018.


All Saints Day – Wednesday Nov 1st – Mass Schedule

All Saints Day is Wednesday, November 1st.

Holy Day Masses will be celebrated at 8:15 am, 12:00 noon, & 7:00 pm.

The Parish Office and Parish Life Center will be closed.





NO COOK NIGHT! – Wednesday, October 25th

Turn off the stove Wednesday, October 25th!

 Come enjoy a wonderful parish spaghetti dinner, visit with fellow parishioners and hear our pastor, Fr. Carl Hood, speak.

6:00 PM, PLC Gym

$8/adult  $5/child  $25 max./family


Sponsored by the Knights of  Columbus