PARISH FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Sunday Collections September 15 = $7,945
Faith Direct eGiving = $4,230
Total Donations = $12,175
The parish needs $16,000 weekly just to meet expenses
Year To Date SHORTFALL = ($40,410)
January - August Expenses for Parish = $793,710
Thank you to all who continue to support our parish through your donations.
To see the Report to the Parish on 2018 Results click on this link: Report to the Parish on 2018 Results
The 2019 Bishop's Appeal continues. You will find envelopes in the baptistery area of the Church that can be used to make a one time donation or a pledge. Mail your envelope to the Diocese of Oakland or drop it in the collection basket. The goal established by the Diocese for St. Francis of Assisi this year is $47,700.
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Our value-centered academic programs empower students to be faith - filled people, lifelong learners and problem solvers and globally responsible citizens.
Please feel free to call the school office at 925-682-5414 to schedule a tour and to get information about our academic programs.
You can also visit us on our website at: www.sfaconcord.org
Cathy VanderKlugt, Principal
Registration for our Fall programs is underway. Please go to the Sacraments page on our website for more information. Questions should be addressed to one of the following:
Religious Education in Spanish for children and adults: Scarlett Salaverria (925) 375-1066 or Scarlett@sfaconcord.org
Religious Education in English for children and adults: Nathan Cho (925) 375-1067 or Nathan@sfaconcord.org
Youth Ministry and Teen Sacraments: Kathy De Lemos (925) 375-1057 or Youth@Sfaconcord.org
We have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every first Friday of the month following the 8:30 am mass until Noon in the Chapel and again from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. All are invited.
Our next Senior Luncheon will be Tuesday October 8th at 12:15 PM. All seniors are invited to our luncheons celebrated on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from February thru May and September thru December. The luncheon are held in the Pope John Paul II Center and all are welcome. No charge for the luncheon but donations are accepted.
The Senior Luncheon is still looking for people to help with this ministry. If you could set up or clean up, or even prepare a meal or two, then please contact Marian Morbeto at (925) 6766158
Catechism and RCIA Registration for all ages in Spanish: All NEW Students Information: Sunday, September 1st from 9am-2pm in the Hospitality Room at Church. New Students need to bring: 1 Copy of the Student Baptismal Certificate (if baptized). Year Fee of $90 per student or Year Fee of $200 for 3+ siblings. Payment Arrangement Available – PLEASE ASK.
CLASSES BEGIN ON SUNDAY, SEP. 8TH. Questions: Contact Scarlett at (925) 375-1066
Raffle tickets on sale each weekend after Masses or in the Parish Office during regular weekday hours (9am to 7pm).1st Prize - $2,000 CASH 2nd Prize - $1,000 CASH 3rd Prize - $500 CASH Donation $5 per ticket or 5 for $20.
Come join us for great family fun, great food and entertainment.
Meets in the Hospitality Room of the Church on Tuesdays from 9:30 to 11:00 am. The Registration Fee is $20.00 and it includes a Study Guide. Please register with the Parish Office: (925) 682-5447. Each session includes prayer, reading, discussion and snack! All Are Welcome!
We are now on Chapter 16 in the study of the Gospel of St. Luke. New members are always welcome. Facilitators: Barbara Lassen MS and Carmen Scholl RN, MTS.
NOTE: THE FOLLOWING DATES THE SERIES WILL NOT BE HELD – NOV. 26 AND DEC. 24 & 31.
We, the SFA community, have been blessed with the presence of these wonderful women in our school, most recently Sr. James Marien, Sr. Anna Marie and Sr. Anne Eugene.
In gratitude to the Sisters of St. Joseph for their many years of service for their many years of service, to St. Francis Parish and School community, we will be dedicating a NEW TILE WALL in their honor. If you would like to be part of this lasting tribute, you are invited to come to the School or Parish Office and fill out a purchase request of a 6” x 6” Tile at $100. This donation will cover the costs of materials and a donation to the Sisters. This effort is being coordinated by our School.
To all the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet who have served here - THANK YOU!
An emergency supply of food was provided for 76 households (294 individuals) in June. Other assistance (rent, utility, etc.) was provided for three (3) families in June. We are in need of bilingual volunteers interested in helping with home visits to families in crisis. Please call 682 -5811 for more information
Most Needed Food Items: (baskets for donations are on the altar stairs). Apple or Grape Juice, Cheerios, Rice, Dried Pinto Beans, Masa Mix, Cooking Oil, Saltine/Graham Crackers, Jelly/Jam, Peanut Butter, Spaghetti sauces, Canned Soup, Vegetables, Chili, Tuna or Meats,Large Size diapers, laundry soap, toiletries, paper products. .
School Supplies Project: Thanks to the generosity of many St. Francis parishioners, we were able to provide more than 50 children a backpack filled with school supplies. Their smiles and excitement receiving the gifts was very heartening! .
St. Francis Church has four “second collections” each year for the SVdP Ministry. You can also make or send a donation anytime to SVdP here at our Church. We are most grateful for your continued and very generous support. The next church collection for SVdP is scheduled for November 16 and 17. Please be generous
Food Pantry Hours: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY. Closed on Tuesday and Thursday.
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