Announcements

With over 100 ministries, there is always something going on at St. Francis.
Here you will find this week’s announcements. If you are new to the parish and need help finding a particular ministry or event, please contact Deb Royals-Mizerk. She can be reached at
919-847-8205×222 or via email at deb.royals-mizerk@stfrancisraleigh.org.

New on line forms for Mass Request and our Prayer Line Ministry

Prayer line Ministry 
Our team of volunteers will keep your request in prayer.

If you would like to join the Prayer Line ministry 
and pray for others, please contact 
Paul Wilsonwilsonpf99@gmail.com

Prayer requests at Mass for:

  • A recently deceased loved one                                  (within the last month).                
  • A Mass Request for the deceased
  • Prayers for an ill loved one
  • Silent Prayers

    Prayer Request Forms

For Prayers at Mass and the Prayer Line Ministry

All in-person Masses, meetings, gatherings, and events are cancelled until further notice. 

Announcements


Continual
Homemade Face Masks
Urgent need of homemade face masks for the Hispanic Family Center, El Futuro, Hispanic farm workers the homeless and the children’s clinics.  Please contact Ellen Ferone at Ellenferrone@gmail.com for a pattern and drop off instructions.

 

Monday to Friday Weekly – (except holidays)
Caring Casseroles
We are are getting low on Caring Casseroles.
***Please note that we are in need of non-pasta dishes, so we can provide variety to our families!***
Caring Casseroles don’t have to be casseroles! They can also be a side dish, soup, stew, chili, grilled chicken, or cooked burgers or pizza slices. Labels should include all ingredients or better yet, include the recipe.
Drop Off is between 9am and Noon Monday to Friday based on your last name
Monday–last names A-F             Tuesday–last names G-K           Wednesday–last names L-P
Thursday–last names Q-U         FridayV-Z
Lables are in the Feed the Need closet, please list the name of your dish, reheating instructions and please take a few minutes to
include the ingredients as it is essential to deciding which meals can be given to those with food allergies.
The Feed the Need refrigerator is located in Clare Hall (second hall on left by washrooms).  As you enter St. Francis from Leesville Rd., continue up the driveway and turn left into the main parking lot. Clare Hall is the first building from the parking lot. The Feed the Need refrigerator is located in a small room in the hallway near the restroom signs, the 2nd hallway to the left as you enter from the parking lot. The refrigerator room is right next to the Women’s restroom and there is a Feed the Need sign on the door.
First time cooking  (Click Here) for all the information and contact information should you still have questions.
Thank you so much! Your incredible generosity enables this ministry to serve those in need.

 


July 13, 27

Communi-TEA
Our Virtual Cafe’ and share an hour just passing the time, no structure, no format, just random bumping into each other like we used to do before mass.
Join us the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 10:00 am for a little light conversation, hopefully a few laughs and maybe some creative ideas to get you throught the next week. Points may be awarded for the best Quaran-do or the best Quaran-tee shirt.  Come enjoy some relaxing social time.
To register (click here) or go to: https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/virtual-cafe/

 

July 14
Book Club
Every 6 weeks, our group, with diverse backgrounds and life experiences, meets to share our common love of reading. The selections are mostly secular, both fiction and non-fiction.  Past reads have included World War II heroes, a seventeenth century artist, people of Appalachia, and a contemporary Mexican-American family.  Our next meeting is July 14th at 1:30 p.m.  We’ll be discussing American Dirt, by Jeanine Cummins, and Valentine, by Elizabeth Wetmore. For more information contact Heidi Ross, Facilitator at (919)847-1408 or hross@mindspring.com

July 20
Free  Job Connections Zoom meeting

Job Connections will host a Job Networking call via Zoom every Monday at 4:00pm.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82682099189 
pwd=K2RXbUpDV0RySEZuRy9zYnF6 M2tZZz09.
Join us and get the help you need to make a new start!

July 22
Quaran-TEA-NI
Our Virtual Cafe’ and share an hour just passing the time, no structure, no format, just random bumping into each other like we used to do before mass.
Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm for a little light conversation, hopefully a few laughs and maybe some creative ideas to get you throught the next week. Points may be awarded for the best Quaran-do or the best Quaran-tee shirt.  Come enjoy some relaxing social time.
To register (click here) or go to: https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/virtual-cafe/


July 27
Free  Job Connections Zoom meeting
Job Connections will host a Job Networking call via Zoom every Monday at 4:00pm.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82682099189 
pwd=K2RXbUpDV0RySEZuRy9zYnF6 M2tZZz09.
Join us and get the help you need to make a new start!

July 27
Communi-TEA
Our Virtual Cafe’ and share an hour just passing the time, no structure, no format, just random bumping into each other like we used to do before mass.
Join us the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 10:00 am for a little light conversation, hopefully a few laughs and maybe some creative ideas to get you throught the next week. Points may be awarded for the best Quaran-do or the best Quaran-tee shirt.  Come enjoy some relaxing social time.
To register (click here) or go to: https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/virtual-cafe/

Aug 3
Free  Job Connections Zoom meeting
Job Connections will host a Job Networking call via Zoom every Monday at 4:00pm.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82682099189 
pwd=K2RXbUpDV0RySEZuRy9zYnF6 M2tZZz09.
Join us and get the help you need to make a new start!


August 10, 24

Communi-TEA
Our Virtual Cafe’ and share an hour just passing the time, no structure, no format, just random bumping into each other like we used to do before mass.
Join us the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 10:00 am for a little light conversation, hopefully a few laughs and maybe some creative ideas to get you throught the next week. Points may be awarded for the best Quaran-do or the best Quaran-tee shirt.  Come enjoy some relaxing social time.
To register (click here) or go to: https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/virtual-cafe/

 

August 10 – 7pm-8:30pm
Book Discussion
Join us virtually via Zoom to discuss some of what we are learning through our reading and watching.
*** These books have not been officially approved by the Catholic Church for content.
We are inviting the community to read them in light of the gospel (and Catholic Social Teaching)
and come for a facilitated conversation about their content.
Read one or more of the following books and come ready to discuss what moved you, challenged you, made you think twice?
What did you learn? How are you feeling now? How did it inspire you to work towards dismantling the sin of racism racism?
• Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy: Story of Justice and Redemption
• Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
• Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me
• Bryan Massingale, Racial Justice and the Catholic Church
• Debby Irving, Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race
• Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give
To sign-up, visit www.bit.ly/sfaracismdiscussion2020, or if you have any questions,
contact Trevor Thompson, trevor.thompson@stfrancisraleigh.org

 

Aug 10
Free  Job Connections Zoom meeting
Job Connections will host a Job Networking call via Zoom every Monday at 4:00pm.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82682099189 
pwd=K2RXbUpDV0RySEZuRy9zYnF6 M2tZZz09.
Join us and get the help you need to make a new start!

 

August 12, 26
Quaran-TEA-NI
Our Virtual Cafe’ and share an hour just passing the time, no structure, no format, just random bumping into each other like we used to do before mass.
Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm for a little light conversation, hopefully a few laughs and maybe some creative ideas to get you throught the next week. Points may be awarded for the best Quaran-do or the best Quaran-tee shirt.  Come enjoy some relaxing social time.
To register (click here) or go to: https://www.stfrancisraleigh.org/virtual-cafe/

 

Aug 17
Free  Job Connections Zoom meeting
Job Connections will host a Job Networking call via Zoom every Monday at 4:00pm.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82682099189 
pwd=K2RXbUpDV0RySEZuRy9zYnF6 M2tZZz09.
Join us and get the help you need to make a new start!

 

August 20 – 7pm-8:30pm
Film Discussion 
*** These films have not been officially approved by the Catholic Church for content.
We are inviting the community to read them in light of the gospel (and Catholic Social Teaching)
and come for a facilitated conversation about their content.
Watch one or more of the following films and come ready to discuss what moved you, challenged you, made you think twice?
What did you learn? How are you feeling now? How did it inspire you to work towards dismantling the sin of racism racism?
• Just Mercy
• The Hate U Give
• 13th
• I am Not Your Negro
• Selma
• The Best of Enemies
To sign-up, visit www.bit.ly/sfaracismdiscussion2020, or if you have any questions,
contact Trevor Thompson, trevor.thompson@stfrancisraleigh.org

 

Aug 24 & 31
Free  Job Connections Zoom meeting
Job Connections will host a Job Networking call via Zoom every Monday at 4:00pm.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82682099189 
pwd=K2RXbUpDV0RySEZuRy9zYnF6 M2tZZz09.
Join us and get the help you need to make a new start!

 

September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Fall Divorce Care – via Zoom
Tuesday September 1st to Tuesday December 15th
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm$20.00 per book
We do ask that everyone (new and past participants) register for this event.
Note: If you already have a book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4555
Each week is different, so you can start anytime. All are welcome!

 

Sept 7, 14, 21, 28
Free  Job Connections Zoom meeting
Job Connections will host a Job Networking call via Zoom every Monday at 4:00pm.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82682099189 
pwd=K2RXbUpDV0RySEZuRy9zYnF6 M2tZZz09.
Join us and get the help you need to make a new start!

 

September 23, 30
Fall GriefShare via Zoom
Wednesday September 23rd to Wednesday December 9th
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$20.00 per book
Everyone needs to register and If you already have a GriefShare book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4573

 

October 6, 13, 20, 27
Fall Divorce Care – via Zoom
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm$20.00 per book
We do ask that everyone (new and past participants) register for this event.
Note: If you already have a book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4555
Each week is different, so you can start anytime. All are welcome!

 

October 7, 14, 21, 28
Fall GriefShare via Zoom
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$20.00 per book
Everyone needs to register and If you already have a GriefShare book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4573

 

November 3, 10, 17, 24
Fall Divorce Care – via Zoom
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm$20.00 per book
We do ask that everyone (new and past participants) register for this event.
Note: If you already have a book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4555
Each week is different, so you can start anytime. All are welcome!

 

November 4, 11, 18,
Fall GriefShare via Zoom
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$20.00 per book
Everyone needs to register and If you already have a GriefShare book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4573

 

December 1, 8, 15
Divorce Care – via Zoom
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm$20.00 per book
We do ask that everyone (new and past participants) register for this event.
Note: If you already have a book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4555
Each week is different, so you can start anytime. All are welcome!

 

December 2, 9
GriefShare via Zoom
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
$20.00 per book
Everyone needs to register and If you already have a GriefShare book, there’s no extra charge.
Click here to register or go to https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/4573

 

 

 

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