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sue - Posted Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 4:24:00 PM
Come have your Easter food blessed on Saturday, April 3rd, at 1:00 pm in church! It is an old tradition in many countries to bring a sampling of some of the food you will be preparing or serving for the Easter dinner and have them blessed by their local priest. Many people put their items in a large basket (or several baskets). The items are sometimes meat, eggs, bread, desserts, chocolate bunnies...whatever you plan to serve. Don't miss out on this beautiful tradition!
sue - Posted Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 4:17:42 PM
REMINDER:  Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi's School, ECM, and Offices will be closed on EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 5TH.
sue - Posted Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 4:12:14 PM
Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi invites you to pray the DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET on DIVINE MERCY Sunday, April 11th, 10 am in church.  Deacon Ron Pirau will lead us through the Chaplet and will also participate in Adoration and Benediction.
sue - Posted Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 4:03:59 PM
Tuesday, April 13th, plan to eat out at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School's DINE TO DONATE FUNDRAISER AT NOBLE ROMAN'S PIZZA!  It's EASY!  Just come into Noble Roman's at 2826 S. state Rd. 135 between 5 PM & 9 PM, order your favorite food and SSFC will get 15-20% off the proceeds!  Be sure to tell the cashier that you are with Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi!  See you  there!
sue - Posted Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021 4:44:45 PM
The coming weekend, March 27/28, Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church will have PALM SUNDAY MASSES on Saturday, 5:30 pm and Sunday, 7:00 am, 8:30 am, and 11:30 am.  Palm Sunday is the final Sunday of Lent, the beginning of Holy Week, and commemorates the triumphant arrival of Christ in Jerusalem, days before he was crucified. Please join us and receive your own palm.
sue - Posted Monday, Mar 15, 2021 10:48:00 AM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School will have a DISMISSAL PARADE at the end of the school day on Thursday, March 18th. This is to celebrate the beginning of Spring Break and to commemorate  that is has been almost a year since the school had to almost close down and the students had to begin eLearning due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  We made it through and are even better for it! Decorate your cars and get ready to honk your horns as the cars line up for dismissal on that day, and proceed to parade around the parking lot!
sue - Posted Monday, Mar 15, 2021 10:36:00 AM
We have two Saturdays remaining for your Lenten Confessions - March 20th & 27th, 8:30 am to 10:00 am. On March 27th, we will have three extra priests attending us.  Thank you to Father Todd Goodson (Our Lady of the Greenwood), Father Francis Joseph (St. Ann/St. Thomas More) and Father Joe Rautenberg (retired) for helping Father Giannini with confessions on the Saturday morning before Palm Sunday. All are invited to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance!
sue - Posted Monday, Mar 8, 2021 9:43:42 AM
Saints Francis & Clare o Assisi's weekday Masses have been cancelled for Monday, March 8 through Saturday morning, March 13.  That will include 8:00 am Masses for Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday morning.  Our weekend Mass schedule remains the same. The Tuesday, March 9th Coronavirus Mass will not have a Mass, but will still consist of Adoration and Benediction where we will pray for those who have died or have suffered from the Coronavirus Pandemic.  We will begin this gathering at 6:00 pm. Everyone is invited!
sue - Posted Friday, Feb 19, 2021 3:08:00 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Men's Club is holding a 50/50 Raffle.  Ticket Prices are:  1 ticket for $5, 3 tickets for $10, and 7 tickets for $20. Tickets are on sale NOW and can be purchase after weekend Masses or in the Parish office during the week.  The drawing will be held on Tuesday, March 16.  Winner takes home HALF of the jackpot!
sue - Posted Friday, Feb 19, 2021 3:00:00 PM
Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi Catholic Church will have a NEW WEEKDAY MASS SCHEDULE beginning March 1st.  There will not be Masses on Tuesday or Thursday. The new Mass Schedule is: Weekday Mass Schedule Monday - 8:00 am Mass; Wednesday - 8:00 am Mass; Friday - 8:00 am Mass; Saturday - 8:00 am Mass; Weekend Mass Schedule (remains the same) Saturday - 5:30 pm Mass; Sunday - 7:00 am, 8:30 am & 11:30 am
sue - Posted Friday, Feb 19, 2021 2:34:12 PM
We must bid goodbye to Fr. Jey Sengolraj, our Associate Pastor.  He has been with us for 1 year and now is being reassigned to to St. Louis Catholic Church (in Batesville), St. Anthony Catholic Church (in Morris), and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (in Millhousen).  He will be very busy and they are lucky to be getting him.  Our last day with him will be on Sunday, February 28.  He will have two Masses that Sunday and his last Mass here will be at 11:30 am.  His reception will be immediately after the 11:30 am Mass in the Hospitality Room.  Refreshments will be provided.  Everyone, come wish Father Jey well on his new assignment.
sue - Posted Friday, Feb 5, 2021 2:06:16 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi's school and offices will be closed on Monday, February 15th in honor of Presidents Day.  Our ECM (Early Childhood Ministry) building will be OPEN.
sue - Posted Thursday, Feb 4, 2021 3:24:00 PM
Ash Wednesday is coming up fast - Wednesday, February 17th.  We will have four masses: 6:30am, 8:00am, noon, and 6:30pm.  All are welcome to come forth and receive ashes.  There has been a change made to how we will receive ashes this year.  Due to the pandemic, instead of having a cross of ashes on your forehead, a little bit of ash will be sprinkled over the top of your head.  
sue - Posted Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021 3:56:00 PM
This is the last week to take advantage of a really fun FUNdraiser...the school's Chilly Silent Auction! To find it, go to biddingforgood.com. Search "Chilly" to find Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Chilly Kick Off Silent Auction. Go CRAZY bidding on our lovely and large selection of items. Most of all--HAVE FUN! The proceeds from the Silent Auction goes to the School's Godparent Fund, which helps qualified families receive scholarship money to enable them to attend Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School.
sue - Posted Thursday, Dec 24, 2020 12:51:31 PM
The Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God is January 1, 2021 and is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Anticipation Mass is Thursday, December 31st at 6:30 pm.  New Year's Day Solemnity Mass is Friday, January 1, 2021 at 10:00 am.
sue - Posted Thursday, Dec 24, 2020 12:45:13 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School, along with the school and Parish offices, will be closed on Monday, January 18th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The Early Childhood Ministry (ECM) will remain open for their normal hours.
sue - Posted Friday, Dec 4, 2020 4:22:29 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi is offering 5 Masses for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary; one of our Holy Days of Obligation.  The Monday, December 7th Anticipation Mass is at 6:30 pm.  The four Masses on Tuesday, December 8th are at 6:30 am, 8:00 am, Noon and 6:30 pm.
sue - Posted Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 2:38:12 PM
Please join us for Thanksgiving Eve Mass on Wednesday, November 25 at 6:30 pm or Thanksgiving Day Mass, Thursday, November 26 at 9:00 am.  You may bring Thanksgiving food to be blessed during Mass. Come fill your spirit before you full your bellies!
sue - Posted Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 2:31:00 PM
Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 26th.  There are many closings during that week so everyone can enjoy this family holiday.  School will be closed from Monday, November 23 to Friday, November 27. ECM will be closed from Wednesday, November 25 to Friday, November 27. Parish and School Offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27. Everything will open as normal on Monday, November 30th.  Happy Thanksgiving!
sue - Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 3:00:00 PM
All Saints Day will be celebrated on Sunday, November 1st.  This year, it is not a Holy Day of Obligation, but is still a Holy Day since it falls on a Sunday.  Anticipation Mass is Saturday, October 31 at 5:30 pm and we have three Masses on Sunday, November 1: 7:00 am, 8:30 am and 11:30 pm. We will have very special guests at our 8:30 am and 11:30 am Masses on Sunday, November 1st.  Our school's 5th graders will be portraying some of our most popular saints!  Come see if you can find YOUR favorite saint!
sue - Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 2:15:00 PM
Monday, November 2nd, is All Soul's Day.  Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi will have Mass at 8:00 am and a Blessing of our Resurrection Garden Columbarium.  This will be a very simple ceremony, a somber prayer, but one of hope for those who have died. Please bring along family, neighbors and friends so we all can celebrate, remember and place our Hope in Christ.
sue - Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 1:00:00 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi is holding a DINE TO DONATE FUNDRAISER on Tuesday, October 20th at Johnson's BBQ Shack.  Just purchase food there between 11:00 am and 8:00 pm and tell them it is to support Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi.  A portion of your total bill will go to support our school!  This event is going on at BOTH Johnson's BBQ Shack locations:  85 S. Baldwin Street, Bargersville and 100 Byrd Way, Greenwood.  Come have a great lunch/dinner and help support our school!
sue - Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 1:00:00 PM
Prepare your family's hearts for Advent and Christmas by sharing with other children!  Ask your children to go through their toys and donate the gently used ones that they no longer play with...ones that another child would enjoy.  Then bring your donations to St. Clare Hall (school cafeteria) on October 24th (4:30 pm - 6:30 pm) & 25th (7 am - 3 pm).  These donations will be taken to St. Patrick Catholic Church's Pro Vita Non-Profit organization and distributed.  For more information or to make other drop off arrangements, contact kdollens@ss-fc.org or call (317)859-4673.
sue - Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 1:00:00 PM
FALL BACK! Be sure to set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday, October 1st because Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 am on Sunday, November 1, 2020.
n/a - Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM
6th ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT AT SAINTS FRANCIS & CLARE OF ASSISI, Saturday, November 7, 2020, 6:30 pm. Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School is hosting the 6th Annual Trivia Night as a fundraiser for the school ministry. This year, due to Covid-19, the event will be VIRTUAL, presented by Hambone's Trivia.  The bonus of this is that the game can be played anywhere there is an internet connection!   This fun event welcomes everyone over the age of 21.  Tickets are $30 per person and teams can consist of 2 to 8 people.  For more information, go to https://tinyurl.com/SSFCTriviaNightInfo. To register, go to https://tinyurl.com/RegisterTriviaNight . Can't make it to the event? If you would like to support the school but cannot attend Trivia Night, please consider being a sponsor. More information can be found on their website at www.ss-fc.org/trivia.
sue - Posted Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi's Outreach Ministry will be conducting its annual Christmas Store Collection on the weekends starting Saturday, October 10th thou Sunday, October 18th.   WHAT IS THE CHRISTMAS STORE?  This is a unique program of the Archdiocese that serves the needy during the Christmas Time. Families are referred to the store from various community agencies and churches. (Our parish is authorized to send 20 families to shop at the Store.)   All items available are new and include: clothing for all ages, toys, household items and school items. This project is staffed by volunteers and funded by donations. Our support will assure its continuance.  Last year, the Christmas Store helped over 900 families, which included 4,000 children.  To be part of the Christmas Store, please bring NEW, UNWRAPPED GIFTS to the Outreach Ministry's table during the weekends of October 10th and 18th.
sue - Posted Friday, Sep 18, 2020 10:39:00 AM
The Youth Ministry of Saints Francis & Clare is hosting its annual PURSE BINGO on Wednesday, October 7th from 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm.  This year, there will be a few new "Covid twists", to make sure everyone is safe and happy... We will gather in tables of FOUR.  There is a limit of TWO tables reserved under the same name.  No individual reservation will be accepted.  You can reserve your table at https://tinyurl.com/SSFCPurseBingoRegistration .   The price of a table is $120 (includes 12 games of bingo).  There will be opportunities for food, drink, raffle baskets, 50/50 raffle and, of course, the possibility of winning a designer purse (valued at at least $150).  Payments for reserved tables will be accepted after all Masses on the weekend of September 26th/27th.  On September 28th, all reservations that were not paid in full will be forfeited for those on the waiting list.  Masks will be required for the event.
sue - Posted Friday, Sep 18, 2020 10:13:20 AM
Saints Francis & Clare will be holding a PET BLESSING on Sunday, October 4, 2020 in honor of St. Francis' Feast Day. The Blessing will take place at 2:00 pm on the lawn in front of the church...
sue - Posted Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020 5:47:00 PM
Help Save a Life! Our next scheduled BLOOD DRIVE is Saturday, September 12, from 8:00am - 12:00pm in Saint Clare Hall (cafeteria). To reserve your spot, sign up at https://tinyurl.com/SSFCBloodDrive .  If you have questions, please contact Michael Brand at mbrand1960@att.net.  You could help save a life!
sue - Posted Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 12:16:00 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi wishes everyone a safe and happy Labor Day.  School, ECM & Offices are CLOSED on Monday, September 7.  Mass time will be at 8:00 am.
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