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(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.)
Join us for the 8:15 am Mass on:
January 19: Mark and Matthew
January 26: Luke and John
then stop by for breakfast fellowship and the talk— come grow in your faith!
Sign up here for one or both! Or, call 734-821-2125
And Saturday January 20, 10 am-4 pm ( Parish Activity Center)
January 18th: “A Toolkit for Marriage” with Dcn. Rich Badics
6:30 p.m. Evening Prayer (in church)
7 p.m. Dinner and Talk (in P.A.C.)
Friday, January 19 7-8:30 pm in the Parish Activities Center
Join the Women’s Faith & Fellowship as we hear from Sue Leger, wife of Deacon Gene Leger, share her story of walking with her husband as he went through the permanent diaconate process. Listen as she shares about the relationship between Marriage and Holy Orders, her own role as a deacon’s wife, and how this process has aided her own spiritual growth.
Pro-Life Candle Distribution
We will offer candle kits after all Masses the weekend of, January 20 and 21, 2018, as a silent witness to commemorate lives lost and hurt by abortion. We need your help at church doors to distribute candles when Mass ends. It only takes a few minutes at the end of Mass that you attend. This is a good activity for families as well as individuals. Sign-up here.
Tax Aides Needed!
Do you enjoy helping others? St. Francis Parish seeks volunteers to assist lower income families obtain Michigan tax credits and to help complete basic income tax forms. Bilingual individuals encouraged to join. Must be 16 or older to volunteer as tax preparer. We provide the training and the opportunity to apply the knowledge on Saturdays in February – April. Interested? Sign-up here.
Pilgrimage: St. Anthony’s Chapel & St. Vincent Archabby, PA on Tuesday & Wednesday, February 27 & 28.
Join Fr. James Conlon and Come Stir Up Your Faith as we experience St. Anthony’s Chapel in Pittsburgh. And, then, we’ll head on to St. Vincent Archabby in Latroube, the first Benedictine Monastery founded in the U.S. For more information on the schedule and to sign up, see Pilgrimage: Bread of Life.
Seniors @ St. Francis
Tue, Feb 13, 2018, Mardi Gras Party
New Orleans Theme & Music by New Horizons Band!
At 10am in the St. Francis Parish Activities Center with meal and, entertainment, plus “Polish Beignets” … AKA: Paczki. Please sign-up here.
Register by September 1st, 2017 to go with us on January 21-28, 2019.
Spanish immersion classes for children aged PreK to grade 2 on Tuesdays beginning November 7 and running until late May from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Church Nursery/Choir Room, Learn more & sign up here.
Clases para niños para aprender y apoyar el uso del español en sus hogares
Ayude a sus niños a aprender y mantener su Español. Ofrecemos la oportunidad única para niños entre 3 y 8 años de aprender a través de la música, juegos y danza conceptos básico como saludos, números, colores, días de la semana y oraciones básicas incluyendo el Padre Nuestro y el Ave María. Los niños también tendrán la oportunidad de aprender acerca de la cultura latina. Las clases se reunirán cada martes entre las 3:30 y las 4:30 de la tarde, en la sala del coro localizada en el sótano de la parroquia. Por favor inscríbase.
Shelter at St. Francis Gym
March 12-19, 2018, for the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County. Sign-up here to help with hosting approximately 25 homeless men from our community.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-769-2550.