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COVID-19: Updates for St. Francis

What You Need to Know

Due to the current COVID-19 developments:

  • Masses resumed May 6, 2020, with strict social distancing and sanitizing requirements. For more information, please read our Mass guideline article. All other parish activities, remain canceled indefinitely except for confessions, select hours of the Liturgy of the Hours, and limited adoration times. The parish office opened to the public on June 8.
  • Communion calls to the homebound and ill are canceled until further notice.

This page will be updated with current information as the situation develops.

Confessions & Spiritual Advice

Confessions will be heard Monday through Friday at 4:45 p.m. and Saturday at 3:00 p.m. Confessions will be heard in the adoration chapel to maintain social distancing. Please observe all signs for confession.

Fr. Jarrod has resumed offering confessions and spiritual advice Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to noon and 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. (in the confessional area).

Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration will be held in the main church on weekdays from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The Blessed Sacrament continues to be reserved in the church, which is open for private prayer during daytime hours.

Liturgy of the Hours

Morning prayer (7:40 a.m.), daytime prayer (3:10 p.m.), and evening prayer (6:00 p.m.) have resumed in the church on weekdays only (Monday through Friday).

Resources

Grocery & Medication Pickup

If you are elderly or immunocompromised and in need of help getting groceries or medications during this time, St. Francis is here to help! Please contact Shawna at 316-573-7852 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Online Resources

Here are online resources to help you stay connected to the Church during this time.

From St. Francis:

Other Recommended Sources:

  • Watch daily masses online on EWTN.
  • Meditate on each day's readings from the USCCB.
  • Pray the USCCB's prayer for deliverance and healing.
  • Pray the rosary.
  • Pray the Liturgy of the Hours online or with the iBreviary App.
  • Meditate with the Hallow App.

You can also give your contribution online through our new online giving page.

Letter from Fr. Jarrod to St. Francis Parishioners (March 18, 2020)

  • Read the full text of the letter here.
  • Listen to the audio recording of the letter here.