Change of Address
Change address, email, or contact information, including email address for contribution statements.
Sunday Offering Direct Debit
Make Sunday contributions electronically with direct debit transfer. Read More
Your Gifts: His Works (Previously known as Time & Talent)
Complete this survey to learn what is the right ministry for you.
Families: If your child (or grandchild) is not enrolled in St. Francis School, then please sign up your child (PreK-8) for Religious Education classes online here.
(Sign-up forms listed below here are in chronological order, with those events happening soon listed at the top and farther in the future lower down this list. Also, at the end of this page there is a list of several ongoing parish projects.)
Pilgrimage: In pursuit of Bishop Baraga, Oct. 9 & 10 with Fr. James Conlon, pastor. Sign up here.
For questions, contact Scott Wright at 734-821-2121 (email@example.com) or Ellen Ward at 734-821-2130 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Beer ‘n Brats with the Padres
Thursday, Sept. 20
Join Fr. James, Fr. Shaun, and Dcn. Gene.
Bring your questions regarding our faith to be answered by our priests and deacons.
6:30 p.m. Evening Prayer (church)
7 p.m. Dinner and Q&A (PAC)
$10 suggested donation for dinner. Help us with our planning and RSVP.
Lansing Assembly – Carpool from St. Francis, Ann Arbor, September 22, 2018, to The Catholic Diocese of Lansing Assembly: at Breslin Center in East Lansing with our Lansing Bishop Earl Boyea. Sign-up to drive or get a ride with our carpool, departing at 7 a.m. and arriving back by 7:30 p.m. CARPOOL SIGN-UP HERE.
Shelter at Alpha House
On September 24-30, 2018, St. Francis parishioners are coordinating shelter volunteers for hosting a week for homeless families in Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) Shelter at Alpha House – Sign-up to help here!
Thursday, September 27th
6:30 p.m. (church) Rosary and Benediction
7:00 p.m. (PAC) Fellowship and Talk
Planned Aging Oct 13 JOIN US FOR BREAKFAST & TALKS Saturday morning, Oct. 13 at St. Francis PAC.
Breakfast begins at 8am, the short talks at 8:30am. Come to understand medical, financial, and housing decisions as we age. Similar to planning retirement, it is good to think ahead about times when I may need to ask family and friends to assist with my transportation, personal care, paying bills, and planning my funeral. Please sign-up & RSVP here!
November Food Drive: On November 3-11, 2018, Our St. Francis Parish St. Vincent Service Committee is leading us in this food drive to collect groceries which are needed for our low-income neighbors who rely on our pantries at, the Northside Community Center of Catholic Social Services in Ann Arbor, and Hope Center in Ypsilanti. Please sign-up to help here!
November 10, 2019,
at St. Francis PAC from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M.
Experience a Sample of this lay caring ministry. Come to understand the difference Stephen Ministry makes Ministering to Those Experiencing Grief.
- Sample the quality of Stephen Minister training firsthand
- Develop grief ministry skills you can put to use right away
- Explore the life-changing value of this ministry
- Learn to integrate faith into everyday caring and relating
- Experience the Christ-centered nature of Stephen Ministry
Women’s Day of Reflection:
“IN YOUR PRESENCE IS FULLNESS OF JOY”
Saturday, November 17, 9:30 am through 5:00 pm Evening Mass.
Take a one-day break from the busyness of your life. Join us for prayer, reflection, joyful conversation, confession, and Mass. Our guest director for the day is Kathleen Lindemann. Lunch is provided. Register here by November 1.
We Are Family on A Sojourn: Preparing for Advent with Friends in Frankenmuth, Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 8:15 am – 6 pm. Join us as we visit and connect with our friends, Fr. John Machiorlatti & Helen Rysse. What a wonderful way to prepare for the Holy Season of Advent and our journey to Christmas. Bus departs St. Francis 8:15a.m., and our arrival back at St. Francis is at 6p.m. Reserve your seat here before Tues, Nov 13.
Giving Tree for Advent and Christmas Gift Giving: Believe in miracles and you can help as a Key Leader for the St. Francis annual ADVENT celebration of sharing Christmas gifts through the Giving Tree during the weekends of Dec. 2, 9, 16, 2018. Sign-up here to help with key leadership.
Shelter at St. Francis Gym
On March 11-18, 2019, St. Francis parishioners are coordinating shelter volunteers for hosting a week for approximately 25 homeless men from our community with for the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County at St. Francis Gym. We need you to volunteer to help our Drivers PM & AM, Overnight hosts, Snack Providers, Set-up Servers, Coordinators AM & PM. – Sign-up here to help !
World Youth Day 2019, Panama
Ongoing Parish Projects
Sustainable Vegetable Garden Project: These gardens provide fresh organic produce and herbs to families at Foundations Preschool of Ann Arbor on Packard Road, a program for low income, struggling, at-risk children and families of our area.
Botanical Gardens: Gardening and Grounds Grooming Group (4G Network) Ministry: Several gardens surround the St Francis of Assisi campus of buildings, including, but not limited to, the church, school, rectory and/or parish offices. These gardens need to be a beautiful expression of hospitality, in particular, the entrances, to our fellow parishioners and visitors as well as reflect a statement of our appreciation for God’s creation and nature. Spring tasks: remove debris/dead plants; prepare beds and plant annuals and perennials; Summer tasks:water and weed weekly/bimonthly; mulch; deadhead flowers; Fall tasks: rake leaves/clear beds, plant bulbs.
Seniors @ St. Francis
This Seniors’ Sign-up Tab Group includes a variety of events you would enjoy.
Join the Parish Children’s Choir
For Children in grades preK-5. Middle School and High School Youth are needed to help sing with the younger children. Practice on Thursdays at 6:15 pm in the Choir Room. Read More
Assist at Emergency Food Program
administered by Catholic Social Services at Northside Community Center, Ann Arbor, which distributes groceries and personal care items to low-income families and individuals on a monthly and/or emergency basis.
Serve a Meal to the Hungry!
Every third Friday evening of the month, prepare and serve a meal at the Ann Arbor Community Kitchen.
Prayer Requests: We should never underestimate the power of prayer and the support that we are given knowing that others are praying for us. If you have a Prayer Request, we invite you to enter it. For the next three weeks, your request will be remembered in prayer by the homebound members of our parish. They have made this their special ministry. Remember, no one is alone in this world. We support one another in our prayer.
St. Vincent Service Ministry,and, Volunteer service project opportunities in our community are available throughout the year. See our SignupGenius or Sign-Up Forms page for current volunteer options organized by St. Francis Parish St. Vincent Service Ministry. Events like: Assist at Emergency Food Program; Serve a Meal to the Hungry; Food Drives – Help Deliver Food; Shelter for People Who Are Homeless; Help With Tax Forms; Donate a Day in April; Charity Christmas Dinner Party, Christmas Giving Tree and Regift Box, Habitat House, Pro-Life Events, Hunger Walk, etc. Looking for additional service ideas and contacts in our community? See our list here.
For More Information contact our Parish Office at email@example.com or 734-769-2550.