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sue - Posted Friday, Jul 6, 2018 5:26:00 PM
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 6, 2018 5:16:00 PM
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 6, 2018 5:05:46 PM
sue - Posted Friday, Jul 6, 2018 4:55:00 PM
sue - Posted Friday, Apr 27, 2018 8:31:22 AM
Mark your calendars for Wednesdays, June 6, June 27, and July 18, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, for Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi's FAMILY FAITH AND FUN NIGHTS (formally Vacation Bible School). Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi has restructured its usual Vacation Bible School format into this summer's FAMILY FAITH AND FUN NIGHTS! This is a FAMILY orientated program where the whole family (adults and children) stay together and participate in all the activities together as a family unit! We hope you and your whole family will join us as we explore our Catholic Faith more deeply. Each evening will have a different theme to include: June 6: Dive into the Mass June 27: God is Our Lifeguard July 18: Make a Splash for God A complimentary dinner will be offered each evening, 5:30 pm - 6:20 pm. Childcare will be available for children ages 1-3. Families will attend all sessions together and remain together throughout the evening. There is NO FEE to attend our FAMILY FAITH & FUN evenings.
n/a - Posted Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:51:00 AM
Congratulations to Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi fifth-grader, Sam Fletcher, in his winning of the Johnson County Spelling Bee. We're proud of you Sam!
sue - Posted Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:45:00 AM
81 Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi youth will be CONFIRMED in the Catholic faith on Wednesday, April 25th, but before they get to that point, they will attend a CONFIRMATION RETREAT beginning Friday, April 20 at 6:30 pm and ending with 5:30 Mass on Saturday, April 21. If you have any questions concerning this Retreat, please contact Monica Robinson,
sue - Posted Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:38:35 AM
JOB OPENINGS: The Early Childhood Ministry (ECM) is in need of assistants in their infant and toddler programs - part-time morning and afternoon shifts. If you are interested, please email Diane Grahn,
sue - Posted Friday, Apr 6, 2018 1:24:25 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi's Men's Club will be holding its annual REVERSE RAFFLE on Saturday, May 5. Drinks begin at 6:30 pm, Dinner begins at 7:00 pm, and the Reverse Raffle begins at 8:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now and available after all weekend Masses or in the parish/school office. The price of a ticket is $75, which includes dinner for two, beer/wine and soft drinks. The Grand Prize is $2,000! Four additional $250 cash prize drawings will be given before the drawing begins. FREE CHILDCARE during the Raffle, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. This event sells out quickly, so purchase your tickets NOW!
sue - Posted Friday, Apr 6, 2018 11:12:44 AM
Martha's Helpers, our parish church cleaning group, meets on the third Tuesday of each month to clean, dust and polish the church. Spring cleaning at home? Put those skills to use. Men, women, and children on Spring Break are all WELCOME! Join us on Tuesday, April 17, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. Bring a bucket...all other supplies are provided.
sue - Posted Saturday, Mar 31, 2018 6:00:00 AM
Non-practicing Catholics who are interested in getting back involved in the Catholic Church are encouraged to join us for this very informative and helpful program...
sue - Posted Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 9:51:10 AM
All Parishioners and guests are invited to participate in Saint Francis & Clare of Assisi's annual EASTER EGG HUNT on Easter Sunday, April 1, after the 8:45 am Mass. All those interested are asked to gather in the church narthex and wait for Father Steve to release the children to go "hunt". Volunteers are needed and asked to gather at the flag poles at 8:45 am for instructions. If you need more information, please contact Adrienne Brown, 859-0188. Don't forget to bring your baskets and camera! In case of rain, the Easter Egg Hunt will be the following weekend.
sue - Posted Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 10:46:15 AM
Come see our Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi youth participate in a LIVING Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, March 30th, at 9:00 pm. Each station will be re-enacted by students in our School Ministry. The Living Stations begin at 9:00 am in the church. It is always a very moving presentation, so please plan to come and be amazed!
sue - Posted Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018 10:39:00 AM
Come have your Easter food blessed on Saturday, March 31st, 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!
n/a - Posted Monday, Mar 19, 2018 5:50:00 PM
sue - Posted Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 6:00:00 AM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church will have a parish-wide Lenten Penance Service on Saturday, March 24, beginning at 9:00 am in church. Other local Penance Service are: Tuesday, March 13, 12:30 pm at Roncalli Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 pm at St. Barnabas Monday, March 26, 7:00 pm at OLG
sue - Posted Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 6:00:00 AM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church will hold a Taizé Prayer Service on Wednesday evening, March 14th, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Come to this calm candlelit service and experience song, psalms, Scripture and silence as we meditate on the Garden of Gethsemane, Calvary and The Garden Tomb. If you have never been to one, it is a very calming experience. Don't miss out!
sue - Posted Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 6:00:00 AM
Want to help save a life? Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church will be holding a Lenten Blood Drive on Saturday, March 10, from 8:00 am -noon in St. Clare Hall. If you haven't scheduled your time, that's OK...walk-ins are welcome! If you are still wanting to give something up for Lent--how about a little blood!
sue - Posted Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 4:15:00 PM
This year, Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church is blessed with helping two different organizations with our LENTEN ALMSGIVING PROJECT. Our 2018 Lenten Almsgiving collection will support: CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES and BRIDGES ALLIANCE OF JOHNSON COUNTY. Our Lenten collection will provide opportunities to confront poverty globally and locally. Our almsgiving, with prayer and fasting, is part of our answer to the question: "Who is my neighbor?" Please pick up one of our brochures and collection envelope while you are at Church and help us help someone less fortunate.
sue - Posted Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 3:52:48 PM
Friday Night FISH FRY Come to St. Clare Hall for the BEST FISH FRY IN TOWN! February 23 and March 2, 9, 16, & 23; 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Dinners include choice of: Fried Fish, Baked Fish or Grilled Cheese Sides are: French Fries, Mac & Cheese, Coleslaw, Rice, Green Beans, and Green Salad Drinks: Tea, Lemonade, or Water ONLY AT SSFC: Father's Special Cheesy Fish Sandwich $10.00 (grilled cheese sandwich with fish inside with choice of sides) REGULAR PRICES: $8.00 PER ADULT $5.00 CHILDREN 9 AND UNDER TAKE OUT AVAILABLE
sue - Posted Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 3:59:00 PM
"Walking Through the Mass During Lent" by Father Dave Marcotte Thursday, February 15, 7:00 pm in church Have you ever wondered why Catholics do what they do at Mass? Why we use the words that we do? Or what the symbolism of something is at the Mass? Come to Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi on Thursday, February 15, at 7:00pm, where Fr. Dave Marcotte will be giving a presentation called "Walking Through the Mass during Lent." Please bring your questions as this promises to be a great opportunity to take a closer look at this most important Sacrament. Everyone is WELCOME
n/a - Posted Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 11:04:00 AM
sue - Posted Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:49:00 AM
Saint Francis & Clare of Assisi's 8th graders will perform Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Friday, February 16th at 6:30 pm in Roncalli High School's Auditorium. It is a tradition of the eighth graders to pick, practice and perform a musical to cap-off their experience at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic School. Tickets are available in the school office and online at Cost is $8/adults, $5/students and children 5 years old and under are FREE. Don't miss this wonderful musical!
sue - Posted Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:42:27 AM
WELCOME CRHP 2.0 Women's Retreat - Friday & Saturday, February 9 & 10, at Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi Catholic Church Do you sense that something is missing in your life? Do you feel that if you weren't so busy, you would be happier, healthier, more effective, more fulfilled, and maybe even a better person? Let WELCOME and your fellow parishioners help you discover what's missing and what to do about it. Come to the next WELCOME Experience (formally Christ Renews His Parish) and be one of the first to participate in the program refreshed by Dynamic Catholic's Matthew Kelly! This WELCOME retreat is open to ALL Catholic women, takes place right here at SSFC, and is led by your fellow parishioners. The retreats begin on Friday at 6:30 pm and end on Saturday at 8:00 pm. No sleepover required! You can sign up for the Women's Retreat at or contact: Kim Evans, Lindsey Ladyman,
sue - Posted Friday, Jan 26, 2018 9:44:56 AM
The Feast of St. Blaise, the patron saint of throat illnesses, animals, wool combers, and wool trading, is Saturday, February 3. In honor of his feast day, throats will be blessed during the 8:00 am Saturday morning Mass and at all weekend Masses. St Blaise, according to legend, cured a boy of choking on a fish bone and, since then, he has been invoked as an intercessor for good health. Father Steve Giannini and Father Dave Marcotte will be blessing of throats before or after Weekend Masses on February 3 & 4.
n/a - Posted Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 4:17:00 PM
Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School Ministry Hosting Open House for Prospective Families Greenwood, IN: Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School School Ministry is announcing two upcoming open houses for prospective families on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 5:30-7:30 P.M. and Thursday, Jan. 25 9:00-11:00 A.M. Prospective families are invited to tour the classrooms, meet the teachers, and learn about all facets of the school ministry. Saints Francis & Clare School Ministry offers: Faith-filled education fueled by a strong Catholic identity. 21st Century Catholic education for infants through 8th. Differentiated instruction that allows teachers to target each student's strengths and needs. Monthly service projects that reflect our commitment to know, love, and serve God. Project-based learning. 1:1 iPads in grades 4th through 8th. State-of-the-art technology integrated in all classrooms. Highly qualified teachers who utilize the most current, research-based best practices. For more information on these events or to inquire about registration for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year, please contact Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi School Ministry at (317) 215-2826 or email
sue - Posted Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 3:07:00 PM
School enrollment for current families is coming to a close. It is imperative that our current families understand that the window for new families will open on January 15th. Due to current enrollment, availability may be limited in the following grade levels for the 2018-2019 school year: 4th grade and 6th grade Therefore, as a current family it is important to enroll your child prior to the new family enrollment period which begins Monday, January 15, 2018. The enrollment fee is due at the time of registration in order to secure placement. The fee for each child is $115.00 per student. Click on the headline for this article to go to the enrollment link.
sue - Posted Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 2:50:00 PM
The annual Chili Cook-Off will be Saturday, January 27th, starting immediately after the 5:30 pm mass. Join us for a family fun-filled event to taste a variety of chili, spend time with our SSFC community, and participate in a live auction supporting our Godparent Fund. The Godparent Fund provides tuition assistance to our school families who need a little help in order to attend our wonderful school. There will LOTS of different kinds of chili's and if you REALLY want to join in the FUN, enter one of your own chili's and try to win one of trophies! You can sign up NOW at! We will also have LIVE and SILENT AUCTIONS. Tickets are on sale NOW in the school office for only $5 each. Bring the whole family!
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