Upcoming Events

The Saint Francis of Assisi Blood Drives are held every eight weeks. Following is the 2018 schedule and when Angie will be doing sign-up in the Narthex. Walk-ups and drive-ins are always welcome. All donors will receive a FREE OneBlood T-Shirt and a wellness check-up including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening.


June 24th – Sign-up will be after all Masses on the weekend of June 2/3

August 19th – Sign-up will be after all Masses on the weekend of July 28/29

October 14th – Sign-up will be after all Masses on the weekend of Sept. 29/30

December 9th – Sign-up will be after all Masses on the weekend of Nov. 17/18


Each pint donated can save three lives!

THE SECOND MONDAY OF THE MONTH


June 11th


NORTH HAMPTON GOLF CLUB

22680 N. Hampton Club Drive, Fernandina Beach Turn into the North Hampton subdivision off of Amelia Concourse. You will be on North Hampton Club Way. Stay straight on this road for approx. 1.5 miles. The Golf Club will be on the right at the end of the road.


Dinner is available for purchase at 5:00 p.m.

Early Bird Bingo begins at 6:00 p.m. at $1 per card

Regular Bingo begins at 6:30 p.m. at $25 per booklet of 6 games on 8 sheets, or $15 per booklet of 3 games on 8 sheets

50/50 & Basket Raffle

Door prizes throughout the evening

Must be 18 or older to attend and Cash only


We collect items and products for various local charities.


Even if you don’t play BINGO, come and share dinner and enjoy the fellowship!


For more information, contact Lori Gamble at lmcknight3@yahoo.com

Children’s Liturgy of The Word


 9:30 A.M. Family Mass:

Children from Pre-K through 4th grade will be offered an opportunity to better understand the Sunday scripture readings. After opening prayer, the children will be called up and escorted to the Chapel where they will hear the scriptures at their level of understanding.

They will return to the Mass at the Offertory.

This will be offered on the third Sunday of the month during the school year.

“Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14

First Sunday of Every Month:

Coffee and donuts after the 9:30 am Family Mass

 


 

Our next faith study,  Seven Deadly Sins, Seven Lively Virtues by Reverend Robert E. Barron, will begin in August for nine weeks. For further information please contact spirituality@stfrancisyulee.org or (904)-261-9347

Weekly meetings will be after Mass every Friday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.  in the Cry Room. Don’t worry if you do not know how to knit. Instruction will be available. Beginners are welcome! We are creating comfort items for parish members who are home bound or in assisted living. For more information, contact Frances McKee at mckee1902@comcast.net

Knights of Columbus 4th Degree


The Knights meet on the third Monday of the month  from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm in the Cry Room

Do you know that we have a Men’s Bible Study group right here at St. Francis? Sure Do!

Are you interested in joining us? We hope so!

We meet at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday morning in the Cry Room, and spend an hour delving into the gospel writings. We are currently examining the Gospel of Mark.

This study is open to all men of the parish. Why not join us as we break open the word and gain a greater understanding

of Mark’s writings?

Hope to see you Tuesday morning.

The Men’s Club holds its meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall  EXCEPT in July and August. There are no meetings for those two months. Refreshments and fellowship begin at 6:30 pm.


The schedule for 2018 is as follows:

June 1st

The Respect Life Ministry holds its monthly meeting on the last Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. in the cry room. New members are welcome. For information contact Beverly Crowley at: respectlife@stfrancisyulee.org.

The May meeting of the Koffee Klatch will take place an Susan Bryant’s home on May 24th at 6:30 pm. For directions, email Mary at womensactivities@stfrancisyulee.org


Women’s Activities “Women’s Koffee Klatch” meets on the 4th Thursday of the month  and will be alternating between morning and evening hours. The morning meetings will take place in the Quiet Room starting at 10:30 am and last approximately two hours on the following schedule:

June 28 

September 27

October 25


On the alternate months, we’ll have evening meetings at 6:30 or 7:00 pm. Locations and times will be posted.  The dates for the evening meetings are:

May 24

October 25


Pertinent information will be posted as received. If you have any items for the agenda, please contact Mary Flanagan at:

womensactivities@

stfrancisyulee.org

For more information on Women’s Activities, CLICK HERE

Please join us for our  Men’s Club meeting on June 1st in the Cry Room and help plan our Summer events and nominate candidates for next year’s Board Members. Socializing and refreshments begin at 6:30 pm. With the meeting following at 7:00 p.m.

We look forward to welcoming new members of the parish; all men are welcome.

There will be an informal meeting in the Cry Room on June 3rd after the 9:30 am Mass for parents to discuss the 2018 – 2019 Religious Education Program

Learn to Communicate Better in Your Marriage


Feeling lost or alone?…Considering separation or divorce?


Before you make any decisions, give Retrouvaille a chance to help. A program for learning how to communicate with your spouse once again, Retrouvaille can help where you thought no one or no other program could. June 8-10, 2018 is Ratrouvaille weekend.


Go online to HelpOurMarriage.com or call (904) 662-8604 for information and to register. Put the pieces back together in a positive and lasting way. Make the choice to save your marriage

We look forward to welcoming new members of the parish; all men are welcome.

 

Father’s Day Brunch


Save the Date!! Honor Dad!

Women’s Activities Ministry is hosting a Father’s Day Brunch in an outside tent on the church lawn after all Masses on Sunday, June 17th. Sign up sheets will be available in the Narthex after all Masses on June 2nd & 3rd and June 9th & 10th.

It is baseball time again, and the Men’s Club is planning a group picnic for parishioners of St. Francis at a  Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp  Baseball game. Save the date of July 15 when the Jumbo Shrimp take on the Biloxi Shuckers (Milwaukee Brewers affiliate) in a 3:05 p.m. game. For $20 per person you get admission, a reserved seat, and an all you-can-eat buffet of Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Cookies, Iced Tea, Lemonade and Water. Make your plans to attend. Watch the bulletin for information on when sign-up sheets will be available.

Contact Bob Bell at mensactivities@stfrancisyulee.org for more information.

It’s never too early to start preparing for the Christmas Bazaar! Crafters: This is a chance for your talents to shine. Let others see what you can do while supporting the work of our Parish. Registration Forms will be available in the Narthex, or email: events@stfrancisyulee.org

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