St. Francis Parish
P.O. Box 1489/425 Price Street
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Phone: 360-378-2910/Fax 360-378-1843
e-mail: email@example.com website: www.stfrancissji.org
Our W eekly Offerings – Thank
Week-end of Dec 10 & 11, 2011
Location Friday Orcas Lopez Roche
No. of Closed for
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Pastor: Rev. Hung Nguyen Envelopes
& Checks $1,205.00 $ 801.00 $ 320.00
Senior Priest in Residence:
Rev. Raymond Heffernan Loose Cash 103.00 87.00 0
Pastoral Assistant: Jan Steckler Totals $1,308.00 $888.00 $ 320.00
9am to Noon & 1pm to 4pm Tues through Fri COUNCIL & COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Closed Week-ends & Mondays SJ ISLAND PASTORAL COUNCIL Ron Tilley (President), Debbie
Sutliff (VP), Jenny Jacobson (Sec), Rosalie Levee, Mary Jo Bolte,
MASS & OTHER SERVICE SCHEDULE
Michael Nash, Vince Dauciunas, Tom Bruski, Alma Pamatz and Mary
5:30 pm Saturday and 9:00 am Sunday PARISH FINANCE COUNCIL: Wendy Picinich, FH and Gene
Orcas Flath, Orcas
1:00 pm Sunday
Lopez PRAYER REQUESTS
10:45 am Saturday
Holy Days SJ ISLAND: Matt Brletich (Patsi Dulac’s father); Cindy Griffin
As announced (Mike Griffin’s mother); Julie Mager Taylor; Georgeanne Salerno
Recitation of the Holy Rosary (Irene Herring’s sister); Diane Rogel (Ken Divine’s daughter); Jim
FH: Following weekday Masses Cahail; John Owen; Colin Harper and Tazuku Thomas (friends of
Orcas & Lopez: Immediately before Mass Kathleen Nelson); Theresa Chevalier; Kris and baby Sabine Bayas;
Sacrament of Reconciliation Joyce Jones; Stephen Illig; Carmel and Roy Barney; Helen Benedict;
4:00 to 5:00 pm Saturday in Friday Harbor Alenda Michael, Mary Serio (Irene Herring’s mother); Ronnie Inman,
Immediately following Mass on Orcas Mary Hyzer (Tookie Sandwith’s aunt), Donna Shaw (Bill Shaw’s
By request on Lopez mother), Mary Ann Berryman, the Churape family, Edith Martel,
Weekday Masses (Friday Harbor only) Sadie Madrigal, Reg Dickhaus, Melissa Root, Brad Gislason (son-in-
9:00 am Monday - Friday law of Joyce and Warren Jones).
ORCAS ISLAND Greg Alvarado, Steven Alvarado, Lisa Kessler
WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS: Please take a moment to (Sharon Bearchell’s children) and a special intention; Kelly & Brenda
register using the forms located in the entryway of the church. (friends of Jolette Kihlstrom).
Forms are also available by calling the parish office.
SACRAMENTS: Please call the parish office for information LOPEZ ISLAND: Jorge Ramirez (father of Yvonne Velasques and
regarding sacramental prep. For questions regarding annulments, Hope Muños (grandmother of Yvonne Velasques); Mary Ann Torrico,
please call the office for an appointment. Greg Ewert, Joan Long, Maria Carbonell, and for the Chicovsky
BULLETIN: Please submit items to the parish office prior to
12:00 Noon on Tuesday.
SHAW ISLAND: Mother Mary Grace
CEMETERY: Please call the parish office for information
regarding funeral services, internments, site sales, monuments and ALL ISLAND: For safety for the people of Honduras; Sister Julia &
memorials. the Catholic people of Dili, E. Timor; for Christians in the Middle East
who are being persecuted for their faith; for John Willis and his family
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: Please let your family and friends
know if you would like to see a priest if you are injured or hospitalized. in China; for the safe return of our troops from the middle East, for our
They can contact the hospital chaplain to make arrangements in case you are seminarians and for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and
unable to do so yourself. Also, please ask them to call the office so religious life.
Father will know.
PLEASE ORDER SOON!!: We are taking orders for either Sunday Missals with a red flexible cover for $21.00, Sunday
Missals with either black or burgundy leatherflex cover for $26.95 or Daily Missals (which includes Sundays) with black or
burgundy hardcover for $59.95. If we get enough orders we may be able to get a little discount. Please call the office right
away to order yours.
PLEASE NO MORE BABY FURNITURE for our adopted family. Mom needs groceries, 15 year old girl size 13, 9 year
old boy size 12 and baby boy size 12 months. The kids need clothes. Or how about a King’s Market gift card for mom?
NO ALTAR SOCIETY MEETING IN DECEMBER: Thanks to all who baked and worked at our Bake Sale.
OPEN CHOIR PRACTICE: If you would like a chance to practice the new Mass setting we will be practicing in the church
on Wednesday, December 21st at 4:15 pm. Everyone is welcome.
CHOIR DIRECTOR WANTED FOR 9 AM MASS: If you are interested in this volunteer position, please call the office.
Special thanks to retiring director Joel Ball who has served us for many years. We wish him all the best in his new endeavor.
IN YOUR SPARE TIME: If you would like some quiet time and exercise outdoors, please go at your convenience to the
cemetery and pick up the branches in the cemetery and Father Heffernan’s yard. Please pile them up so they can be burned.
LABORERS AVAILABLE: Landscape, garden and domestic help…seeking work. No job too big or too small. Contact
person: Mary Smith 378-2728.
SHARE YOUR HOUSEHOLD ITEMS: Please call Minerva Garcia at 378-9795 if you have good usable items to share.
Church phone #376-6301
PRAYER GROUP NEWS: Meetings have begun on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm. Between now and Christmas we will be
working through The God of Our Deepest Longings (seven Biblical meditations) by Peter van Breemen, SJ. Please call Shelly
Russell at 376-4792 for more information
CONTACTS: Property maintenance: Either Barbara Clever 376-4042 or Mari Gardner 376-5057. For sacristy supplies or
questions: Eileen Pyka 376-5314. Transportation or reader schedules: Gene Flath 376-5628. Religious Ed: Cassandra
Whellams 376-3880. Rosary for Life: Shelly Russell 376-4792.
GET ACQUAINTED WITH THE SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH OF PEACE: After Mass today, Saturday,
December 17, Sister Amalia Camacho, CSJP with the help of Sister Judy Tralnes,will be present with a display &
informational material about religious life and their Congregation.
FOOD DONATIONS for the food bank will be collected on the first Sunday of each month. Please bring your
donations to Mass.
THE BENEDICTINE NUNS OF THE PRIMITIVE OBSERVANCE on Shaw Island have a beautiful website at
www.ourladyoftherock.com. Please pay it a visit and prayerfully consider how you might support these amazing women in