St. Francis of Assisi

Readings for

Apr. 27, 2014
2nd Sunday of Easter
Reading I: Acts 2: 42-47
Reading II: I Ptr 1: 3-9
Gospel: Jn 20: 19-31

Readings for Today

St. Francis of Assisi
15226 21st Avenue SW | Burien, WA 98166 | Parish (206) 242-4575 | School (206) 243-5690    Mass Times




Welcome to our the St. Francis of Assisi website and Parish Family.

Fr. Dick Hayatsu

St. Francis is a parish of about 1300 families. We think of ourselves as a welcoming parish. If you come to visit, I hope that you will find that to be a true statement. We have active programs in Faith Formation for children as well as adults. We have outreach services for those who are homebound or in the hospital as well as our senior population. Of course we have our school which is an excellent school with many involved parents and children. We have an active liturgy and music program in the parish.

I hope that you will find what you are looking for. As you can see we have both a parish and a school website which are easily accessible.
As a parish we are here to serve you in whatever way we can. While our staff is limited in numbers as well as working hours, we do our best to respond to your needs and inquiries. You can take a look at the website to see what programs are available and what staff we have. We have a Pastoral Council which helps us discern the goals and priorities for the parish. We have a Finance Council to help us plan our budget and financial needs. We have a School Commission, a Liturgy Commission, and a Faith Formation Commission to help with planning in those areas of ministry.

May you find the information you need as you browse our website. If you have any questions give us a call or email us and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Blessings and peace to you as you move through your day.

Please see my weekly note.

Fr. Dick Hayatsu

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This Week @ St. Francis

April 18-28, 2014

Friday Apr. 18
SFS Stations, Church, 12:45am
Stations of the Cross, Church, 3pm
Mass, Church, 7pm
8am Choir, Par. Hall, 7:30pm

Saturday Apr. 19
RCIA Rehearsal, Church, 9am
Decorate Church, 10AM
Easter Vigil Mass, Church, 9pm
RCIA Reception, Unity, 10pm

Sunday Apr. 20
Mass, Church, 8:00AM & 10AM


SFS Spring Break Week

Monday Apr. 21 
Easter Monday, Office Closed
Mass, Church, 9:00AM
CYO Practice, Gym, 3pm
RCIA, Parish Hall, 7pm

Tuesday Apr. 22 
Mass, Church, 9:00AM
Sandwich Mkg, UP3/K, 9:30am
CYO Practice, Gym, 3pm
Boy Scouts, UP1, 6:30pm
Stewardship Comm., Conf. Rm, 7pm

Wed. Apr. 23 
Communion Service, 9am
Adult Basketball, Gym, 7pm

Thurs. Apr. 24 
Mass, Church, 9am
50+Plus Friends, UP2/K, 11:30am
CYO Practice, Gym, 3pm
GirlScoutsAF, UP3, 6pm
SacraMentors, Conf. Rm, 6:30pm
Sr. Parish, Vestibule, 7pm
Justice/Peace Comm., Libr. 7:30pm

Friday Apr. 25 
Mass, Church, 9am
CYO Practice, Gym, 3pm
Don Goebel Vigil, Church, 7pm

Saturday Apr. 26 
Sr. Parish Collection
CYO Games, Gym,. 9am
Don Goebel Funeral, Church, 11am
Funeral Reception, Unity, 12pm
Confessions, Church, 4pm
Mass, Church, 5pm
CYO Games, Gym, 6:30pm

Sunday Apr. 27 
Sr. Parish Collection
Mass, Church, 8:00AM & 10AM
Faith Formation, Ph & UP3
Middle School Youth, Par. Hall, 3:30pm
Life Teen Music Team, 3:30pm
Life Teen Mass, Church, 5pm
Life Teen, Parish Hall, 6:05pm

Monday April 28 
Funeral for Mary Lou Wieser, 10:30am
Reception in Unity
Click on the image to see the Mass times for St. Francis

Mass Times

Weekday Mass: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 9:00 am.

Communion Service Wednesday at 9:00 AM

Weekend Masses:
Saturday evening Vigil 5:00 pm.

Sunday morning 8:00 am & 10:00 am

Sunday Evening LifeTeen Mass 5:00PM. (October through mid June)

Stations of the Cross:  Good Friday Stations of the Cross at 3:00 PM.
Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion: Sunday, April 13th, the 10:00 AM Mass will begin in the Family Center with a blessing of palms, reading of the Gospel and Procession to the church.

The Sacred Paschal Triduum
Holy Thursday brings to an end the Forty Days of Lent, which make up the season of anticipation of the great Three Days. Composed of prayer, almsgiving, fasting and preparation of the Catechumens for Baptism, the season of Lent is now brought to a close, and the Three Days begin as we approach the liturgy of Holy Thursday evening. The Easter Triduum is the center, the core of the entire year for Christians. The community is invited to plan ahead so that the whole time from Thursday night until Easter Sunday is free of social engagements, free of entertainment, and free of all but the simplest nourishment. (At Home with the Word)
Good Friday ServiceApril 18th 7:00 PM. No Confessions on Good Friday!

Easter Vigil: Saturday, April 19th at 9:00 PM
Easter Sunday: The Resurrection of the Lord Masses 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM, NO 5:00 PM evening Mass.
Please see the "This Week @ St. Francis" for special Masses

Today's readings from the USCCB (US Conference of Catholic Bishops).

Today's readings from the Catholic New Agency.



St. Francis of Assisi Parish
15226 21st Avenue SW | Burien, WA 98166
Parish (206) 242-4575 | School (206) 243-5690

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