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UPCOMING EVENTS

St. Francis Newly Forming Group

 
Yoaung Adult Lenten Prayer Series

Pray Fast Give

Join other Saint Francis young adults for a 45 minute prayer session to help connect with God this Lent. Come to as many or as few of the sessions as you would like!

Monday, 3/13 at 7:30 pm
Monday, 3/20 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, 3/30 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, 4/6 at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, 4/12 at 7:30 pm

Please check the YA facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/sacstfrancisyoungadults/ or contact Patrice at youngadults@stfrancisparish.com for location and more information.


Women in Conversation
Stations of the Cross

Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace — Everyday

Saturday, April 8, 2017 9:00 - 11:00 am in Brunsman Hall

The continental breakfast begins at 8:45 am. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP to st.francis.women@gmail.com.


Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross

Fridays in Lent

3:00 pm in the Church

We invite you to join our parish community in praying the Stations of the Cross each Friday in Lent at 3 pm in the church.

 

 

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OPPORTUNITIES


Permanent Baptismal Font Project - Videos and Educational Material
Baptism

Presented by The St. Francis Baptismal Font Committee.

The committee members are Jean Iacino (chair), Penny Tafoya, Cheryl Tholke, Debbie Clingingsmith, Bob Reid, Evelyn Fallon and Patti Michel-Evleth.

Questions? Contact Jean Iacino at jiacino@sbcglobal.net.

YouTube Video

 

Theology of Baptism Reflected in the Design of the Baptismal Font [PDF]


St. Vincent de Paul Conference at St. Francis
Society of St. Vincent de Paul The St. Francis Outreach Ministry would like to establish a St. Vincent de Paul Conference at our parish.

Vincentians gather together in groups called conferences which focus on spirituality, fellowship, and works of charity. Works of Charity may include homeless services and home visits to the poor.

To establish a conference we must first identify a leadership group consisting of volunteers serving as President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. We can then develop a plan of action to identify services that can be offered to assist our parishioners.

If you are interested in being considered for a leadership position, please contact Richard Hernandez at RichardH@stfrancisparish.com or call 916-443-8084 x114 to meet and review the program.

Those interested in volunteering should possess a great desire to work with the poor and needy, make the required time commitment, and possess skill sets of working with groups and conducting training.

In advance, thank you very much and we look forward to implementing this very exciting program to serve our parish.

Richard A. Hernandez, Direct of Outreach


St. Francis Step and Breakfast Ministry - Your Spirit and Welcoming Presence is needed
Step Ministry VolunteerThis very special ministry is in need of volunteers. Our Step Ministry provides a safe, peaceful and private place for our guests to sleep each night at the Parish Center courtyard. This ministry is rooted in scripture and responds to the call to welcome strangers, provide shelter to the wanderer, and not turn away from the needs of others.

As a Step Minister you would have the opportunity to serve as a welcoming presence for our Step guests as they arrive in the evening or, as a Breakfast Minister, help to provide a simple prepared breakfast before they leave to face the challenges of their day. The time commitment is 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm for the Step Ministry OR 5:30 am to 7:00 am for the Breakfast Ministry. Most Step Ministers commit to one evening a week, and Breakfast Ministers for two mornings a month. However, we are happy to try to create a schedule that works for you! Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a part of the Step/Breakfast Ministry family. We would love to have you join us.

"Homeless not only from the room made of bricks, but homeless from being rejected, unwanted, completely torn out of society....that unwanted one is my brother and my sister....We belong to each other."—Mother Theresa

If you would like more information, or have questions about how you can volunteer for this wonderful ministry, please contact Margaret (margaret@cafoodlink.org).

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