am Mass to celebrate with us.
The School will also be having a “Peek of Kindergarten on January 25, 2018 at 6:30PM (NO CHILDREN PLEASE). Applications for the upcoming school year will be available at these times. If you have any questions, feel free to call the school office at (925) 682-5414.
The children of St. Francis of Assisi School will begin celebrating a Sunday mass with our parishioners beginning in the new year. They are scheduled to attend the 10am mass on the 1st Sunday of each month.
Crab Feed dinner and fellowship on Saturday January 20th in the Family Center/Gym. No Host bar opens at 6:30 pm with dinner served at 7 pm. Crab dinner tickets are $50 per adult and $25 for youth 12 and under for crab. Chicken dinner tickets are $30 per person (must be specified in advance). All dinners include pasta, salad, garlic bread, dessert, coffee and tea. Bring your own crab cruncher, baby fork and favorite dipping sauce.Raffle/auction: Golden State Warrior tickets and lots of auction items. Buy your dinner and raffle tickets from a Knight after weekend Masses. Prices listed are for reserved tickets purchased in advanced. Tickets may be available on the day of the event if space permits for an addiional $10 per ticket.
We are in great need of new Sacristans here at St. Francis of Assisi. Some of the Sacristan duties include assisting the Priest by preparing the Church before Mass and then cleaning the sacred vessels after Mass. Training will be provided. If you are interested in helping in this most important role, please contact the Parish Office or let one of our Priests or Sacristans know you would like to volunteer.
Who is eligible to receive the sacrament?
The sacrament can be received by anyone who has a chronic or serious illness, someone who is preparing for major surgery, anyone in danger of death. A person in old age may receive it. Seriously ill children who have reached the use of reason may also be anointed. If during the same illness, the person's condition becomes more serious, the sacrament may be repeated.
Fr. Padraig Greene has planned two Orientation Meetings for all those
parishioners who have signed up to be Eucharistic Ministers at John Muir,
Concord and Regional Medical Center, Martinez. Meetings will be held at Christ the King Parish, Pleasant Hill, on
Thursday. February 1st at 1pm and 6:30 pm. At this meeting procedures and
hospital policies will be discussed.
Contact Fr. Padraig at firstname.lastname@example.org. if you have any questions.
Our next Senior Luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, February 13th at Noon in the John Paul II Center. All seniors are welcome. Come and join other parishioners for a lovely luncheon and companionship!
Thank you for your generous support for the SVdP Food Pantry at St. Francis — during the holidays, and throughout the year! May God bless all who help us care for those in need in our community!
Most Needed Food Items Every Month: (donation baskets are on the altar stairs) Apple or Grape Juice, Cheerios, Chicken Noodle or Vegetable Soup. Canned Corn, Tuna or Meats, Saltine or Graham Crackers, Cooking Oil, Rice, Dried Pinto Beans, or any non-perishable, non-expired items you wish to donate. We continue to need, and very much appreciate paper grocery bag donations.
Food Pantry Hours: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY. Closed on Tuesday and Thursday.
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