Children’s Liturgy of the Word is looking for volunteers to lead on Sunday mornings during the 8:30 and 11:15 Masses. Children’s Liturgy of the Word serves children 4 years old – 4th grade by helping them to understand God’s Word during the Sunday morning liturgies. The volunteers commit to leading the lesson one Sunday per month. Miriam will offer training and continued support. Please contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
“The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light…” -Isaiah 9:2
We invite all men of the parish to join us for an extraordinary weekend of spiritual renewal and brotherhood January 23-26, 2020 at Moye Retreat Center in Castroville, Texas. This retreat will provide you with the opportunity to focus on your faith and its application to your daily life. You will build purpose in your prayer life, increase your presence at the liturgy, and cultivate friendship among members of our church community.
You can download the registration form by clicking here, or you can register online by clicking here. A completed registration form and a $75 deposit secure your place on the retreat; the total cost is $200. Food and lodging are included in the cost. For more information, please contact Karl Kevilus at 210-693-0397, Javier Orozco at 210-723-8897, or Daniel Romine at 210-422-0688.
Our St. Francis of Assisi app is available to download for Apple and Android smartphones. Stay connected with our parish throughout the week with instant notifications, quick access to online giving, Mass and Reconciliation reminders, easy access to our weekly bulletin and homilies, as well as additional features like prayers, saint of the day, and much more. Download our app today at www.myparishapp.com, text App to 88202, or search your phone’s app store for myParish.
For an app download guide, please click here.
We hope for our app to be a tool for fostering stronger parish life at St. Francis and better engaging the New Evangelization.
All high school teens are invited to our upcoming Teen ACTS Retreat at Camp Capers in Waring, Texas December 5-8, 2019. Join us for a weekend filled with fellowship, prayer, and learning more about your Catholic faith. The cost of the retreat is $190. Contact Monica Harness in the office with questions.
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Download the retreatant release form here: Retreatant Release and Liability Waiver
Have you been searching for a way to answer Jesus’ call to, “Come, follow me,” and explore ways to deepen your spirituality? Do you want to become a part of a community built on wisdom, productivity, and vitality on a journey to better know, love, and serve Jesus?
Our RCIA program (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) provides a welcoming group setting where the journey of faith and moments of conversion can be celebrated. If you are interested in becoming Catholic through Baptism or Profession of Faith or need to receive your First Holy Communion, we invite you to join us at our RCIA sessions in the JP II Room on the second floor of the San Damiano Building on Sundays after the 8:30 am Mass. These first meetings are all about inquiry, so don’t be afraid to ask any questions that you may have. For more information or if you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Sr. Rose in the parish office.
If you’re looking for some special time to reconnect and relax with your spouse, then the upcoming on-campus Beyond Cana retreat is for you!
The retreat will be held February 7-9, 2020 on our St. Francis of Assisi campus. The weekend retreat begins Friday at 5:15 pm with check-in and a light supper and ends with the Sunday 11:15 am Mass. Childcare is available throughout the retreat, but space is limited!
Beyond Cana® provides practical tools and private discussion time for busy couples in healthy marriages with an understanding of marriage as a sacrament. You’ll share plenty of “couple time” to talk and reconnect and you’ll meet other couples like yourselves striving to have a good marriage.
The retreat cost of $120 per couple for parishioners and $145 for non-parishioners includes Friday supper, Saturday lunch, snacks, and retreat materials. An additional cost of $25 per couple will cover childcare during the retreat. A deposit of $60 will hold your reservation, so check those calendars and make plans to attend. Brochures with the registration form are in the Gathering Space or you can register online at http://sfasat.org/beyond-cana-registration/. Space is limited to 12 couples, so reserve your spot today! Questions? Contact Kathy & Gerry Caron at 325-227-7570 or email@example.com.
Attention all St. Francis of Assisi ACTS alumni, please take a moment to go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DZ5YL65 and fill out your information. This will help us update our ACTS records and identify people who would like to serve on team. Thank you!
Do you have a child older than seven who would like to be baptized into the Catholic Church? We offer a Catechumenate for Children program to meet the needs of these children. For more information on Catechumenate for Children, please contact Larry Perry in the office or at firstname.lastname@example.org.