Easter Collections April 22 = $23,097
Faith Direct eGiving = $3,860
Total Donations = $26,957
The parish needs $16,000 weekly just to meet expenses
Year To Date SHORTFALL = ($8,446)
January - March Expenses for Parish = $326,170Thank 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 to schedule to tour and to get additional information about the events above or any of our academic programs.
Peace & Blessings,
Mrs. Patti Calton
Interim Principal, 925-682-5414, www.sfaconcord.org
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 on Tuesday, May 14th. All seniors are invited to our luncheons celebrated on the 2nd Tuesday of each month from February thru May and September thru December
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
Your facilitators are Barbara Lassen, MS and Carmen Scholl, RN,MTS. Our time in class will be spent reading, reflection, praying, and studying with our own Bibles. Different translations of the Bible are welcome. Published resources to enhance our experience are available.
The Parish is planning on purchasing new chairs to replace our broken chairs. The chairs are used for meetings and events throughout our parish facilities. We are asking for a donation of $30 per chair to offset the cost of purchasing these new chairs. If you would like to contribute to this fund, please stop by the Parish Office. You can donate in the name of your family or in memory of a loved one and that information will be placed on a label attached the chair.to the chair.
The Feast of Divine Mercy Sunday Is April 28, 2019. We will have a Special Bilingual Mass at 3 pm beginning with the Divine Mercy Chaplet Prayer and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. A short fellowship will be held at the Pope John II Center. Everyone is welcome to bring food to share. For more information on this, call Krystyna at (925) 357-8444 or Gloria at (925) 848-6227.Divine Mercy Sunday Plenary Indulgence: I. The usual conditions for every plenary indulgence: - sacramental confession [according to previously issued norms, within abut 20 days before or after] - Eucharistic communion [according to previously issued norms, preferably on the day, or the days before or after] - prayer for the intentions of Supreme Pontiff [certain prayers are not specified] II. The specific conditions for this Indulgence On Divine Mercy Sunday: in any church or chapel, in a spirit that is completely detached from the affection for a sin, even a venial sin, take part in the prayers and devotions held in honour of Divine Mercy or, in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament exposed or reserved in the tabernacle, recite the Our Father and the Creed, adding a devout prayer to the merciful Lord Jesus (e.g. Merciful Jesus, I trust in you!") Partial Indulgence: A partial indulgence, granted to the faithful who, at least with a contrite heart, pray to the merciful Lord Jesus a legitimately approved invocation. [e.g. Jesus I trust in You. My Jesus mercy. or any other approved invocation]
We provided an emergency supply of food for 77 families (348 individuals) in February. Special Assistance (utility, rent, etc.) was provided for one family
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 Feb. 17th. 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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