We invite all women of the parish to join us for a life-changing weekend at our Women’s ACTS Retreat April 25-28 at the beautiful Moye Retreat Center in Castroville, Texas. It will be an opportunity for spiritual renewal and the making of many wonderful friends. 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 Beverley McClure at 210-913-0868, Kathy Hassenger at 210-602-5476, or Veronica Galindo at 210-273-4089.
We are in need of a pre-school catechist. This catechist would be responsible for coming every other Sunday to teach the children that meet during the 11:15 am Mass. If you are interested, please contact Miriam Flores in the parish office.
Our gatherings are held on the first Wednesday of each month from September through May, beginning on September 5. The registration fee is $25. We will gather at 9 am for refreshments and friendship, followed by our meeting, which will begin promptly at 9:30 am and end at 11:30 am. Our gathering place is the JP II Room on the second floor of the San Damiano Building. All are invited to start our time together at the 8:30 am Mass in the Day Chapel. If you plan to attend or have any questions, please contact Lorraine Beddingfield at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 210.380.8939.
CYO (Catholic Youth Organization) is a family ministry that supports our children in sports. St. Francis currently supports fall sports (soccer and flag football), winter (basketball and track) and spring sports (baseball and softball).
CYO baseball/softball registration is open until February 24, 2019. Visit www.stfranciscyo.org/registration to sign up. This is a great opportunity to meet new friends, build confidence, and connect with other families.
If you are interested in coaching or being an assistant coach or volunteer, please visit www.stfranciscyo.org/coaches for more information.
For the Sports Schedule and additional information, please go to www.stfranciscyo.org. A family account can be created to receive emails on upcoming sports and registration. If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Vasquez at email@example.com or 210-683-6589.
Our new St. Francis of Assisi app is now 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 new app to be a tool for fostering stronger parish life at St. Francis and better engaging the New Evangelization.
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.
Join us for our Mardi Gras celebration on Fat Tuesday, March 5, at 6 pm in Henke Hall. Skip cooking dinner that night and enjoy a free, delicious meal of red beans and rice. This is going to be a great final party as we end Ordinary Time and prepare for the season of Lent. We look forward to celebrating with you!
Career Transformation Ministry provides practical guidance to support job seekers in finding and transitioning to a new position. We tie our discussions to scripture. Examples of topics include: resume assistance, best practices for networking, and interviewing skill development. We invite you to join us anytime for meetings on Mondays from 7–8:15 pm in the Martha Room. While we discuss scripture as it pertains to those looking for their next career, this ministry is open to anyone regardless of faith. For more information, please visit www.crossroadscareer.org.