St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church is a vibrant faith community of approximately 700 households located in the lower St. Croix River Valley that welcomes Catholics to worship and practice their faith with reverence and joy. We are rooted in tradition and growing in faith. Through our celebration of the sacraments, faith formation and outreach we offer opportunities for ministry and service.


LENT AND EASTER 2018:

ASH WEDNESDAY                                                      

            Wednesday, February 14

            9:00 am Mass with the Distribution of Ashes

            7:00 pm Mass with the Distribution of Ashes with Faith Formation

COMMUNITY MEALS

            Friday, February 16; Fish Fry at St. Michael’s in Stillwater  (meet at site at 4:30 pm)

            Friday, February 23; Soup Supper prepared & served by the Funeral Lunch Committee at St. Francis, 6:00 pm

            Friday, March 2; Fish Fry at St. Patrick’s in Hudson  (meet at site at 4:30 pm)

            Friday, March 9; Mac-n-Cheese & Fish Filets prepared & served by the Confirmation students at St. Francis, 6:00 pm

            Friday, March 16; Fish Fry at Bayport Legion  (meet at site at 4:30 pm)

            Friday, March 23; Fish Fry at St. Patrick’s in Hudson  (meet at site at 4:30 pm)

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

            Fridays of Lent

            7:00 pm

                        February 16; Simple Stations

                        February 23; Solemn Stations with Benediction

                        March 2; Solemn Stations with Benediction

                        March 9; Solemn Stations with Benediction

                        March 16; Simple Stations

                        March 23; Simple Stations or Living Stations at St. Patrick’s, Hudson)

                        March 30; Simple Stations on Good Friday

            Faith Formation Living Stations

                        Wednesday, March 28; 6:45 pm

LENT I

            Sunday, February 18

LENT II

            Sunday, February 25

LENT III

            Sunday, March 4

LENT IV

            Sunday, March 11

LENT V

            Sunday, March 18

            10:30 am Mass/Confirmation Rite of Receiving

            Parish Social Weekend & Irish sign-a-long after the 10:30 Mass

LENTEN EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  (Fifth Week of Lent)

            Tuesday, March 20

            5:00 pm Mass followed by Adoration through the night

            8:15 pm Night Prayer

            Wednesday, March 21

            8:30 am Morning Prayer/Reposition

            9:00 am Mass followed by Adoration through the day

            8:00 pm Evening Prayer/Benediction

CHRISM MASS, Cathedral of St. Paul

            Thursday, March 22; 7:00 pm

LENT RECONCILIATION

            Communal

            Faith Formation

                        Wednesday, February 28; 6:45 pm

            “Senior” Stations of the Cross with Individual Reconciliation

                        Tuesday, March 13; 11:00 am followed by simple lunch in Berg Hall

            Individual

                        Wednesday, March 21; Reconciliation Day

                        9:30-10:30 am, 4:00-5:00 pm, 6:30-7:30 pm

                        Saturday March 17; 3:30-4:30 pm

                        Saturday, March 24; 3:00-4:30 pm

                        Monday, March 26; 4:00-6:00 pm

                        Tuesday, March 27; 5:30-7:30 pm

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION; Cathedral of St. Paul

            Saturday, March 24; 10:00 am

PALM/PASSION SUNDAY

            Saturday, March 24

            5:00 pm Mass

            Sunday, March 25

            8:30 am Mass

            10:30 am Mass

TRIDUUM

            HOLY THURSDAY

            Thursday, March 29

            7:30 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper

            Triduum Vigil in the Chapel

            10:00 pm Night Prayer

            GOOD FRIDAY

            Friday, March 30

            9:00 am Morning Prayer

            3:00 pm Simple Stations of the Cross

            7:30 pm Service of our Lord’s Passion and Death

            HOLY SATURDAY

            Saturday, March 31

            8:00 pm Easter Vigil

            EASTER SUNDAY

            Sunday, April 1

            8:30 am Mass

            10:30 am Mass