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We delight in your presence.

May we all grow in our love for God and for one another as we present ourselves before our Lord.

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November 1, 2014


Promote Vocations !
Everybody's business...

For more information contact:
Rev. James Wilcox
(817)-560-2452 ext. 110.

Please see Sunday Bulletin for more information.

Your Parish hospitality Committee is asking for volunteers to help with the 3rd Annual St. Frances Cabrini Feast Day celebration Chili & Salsa Cook Off, which is set for Saturday, November 15, 2014, in the Family Life Center, beginning at 6:00pm.

If you can help with any aspect of this event, please contact Marinelle Szenasy BEFORE Friday, October 31 at (817) 243-8796, or e-mail at sneezy75@earthlink.net.

The cook off is a wonderful opportunity to meet people in our parish, so your help would be appreciated to make it a success again this year.

in the life of our local parish.

Every woman registered at St Frances Cabrini is automatically a member of the Ladies Guild, a social, spiritual, and service ministry. Our next meeting will be Nov 5, 2014 at 11:30am in the FLC. Our speaker will be Margaret Adams, Diocesan Council Catholic Women. Please bring a nonperishable food item to share with someone in need. A simple soup and salad lunch will be provided. We will be making plans for our casserole sale, our December Christmas Party, and we will be selling tickets for a trip to Christian Arts Museum in December. If you need more information, if you need transportation to the meeting, if you want to receive our emails for additional information and reminders, please call Dorothy Stone at 817-326-5914.

Annual Ladies Guild Casserole Sale November 22nd & 23rd after 5pm & 9 am Masses. All proceeds go toward the yearly scholarship fund.

All Young Adults are invited for
coffee and dessert.

Journey, the young adult group, is hosting a coffee and dessert social on Friday, November 7th. Come mingle with other parishioners at 7:00 PM in the Family Life Center.

Journey meets weekly to discuss scripture, has a monthly book discussion group, and attends social events together. We invite all young adults ages 18-35 to participate. Check out our website at sfcjourney.weebly.com.

Would you like to purchase a memorial brick for the Holy Family Prayer for Life Garden? If so, please fill out the form found in the narthex and return it to the church office. Our next order will be placed December 1, 2014. This prayer garden is a place for prayer and conversion. The Intimate Holy Family Statue honors and memorializes unborn children who have lost their lives through abortion. By design, the statue is placed standing in the garden...the Holy Family, in a sense, praying right there with us. In this secluded space we ask the Holy Family to intercede for all of us as we pray for guidance, mercy, forgiveness, and charity in spreading the Good News of the beauty of Life…whether in the womb, challenged, disabled, elderly, in prison, or forgotten. Many thanks for your continued support for the maintenance of this prayer garden.


Call us at 817-326-2131

Weekend Mass Schedule

     4:00 PM Confessions
     5:00 PM Mass (English)

     9:00 AM Mass (English)
   10:45 AM Mass (Bilingual. Glen Rose)
   12:30 Mass (Spanish)

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Consider Being a Part of Liturgical Ministry during Mass.

Serving your parish during Mass is an excellent way to fulfill your baptismal call of service to others.

All ministries are always open to new volunteers, but two ministries that are currently in great need of more volunteers are the Lectors and the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion.

For more information on how to help as a lector contact Kathy Stojak at 817-773-8096 or kkstojak@gmail.com.

For more information on Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion contact Brandy Molina (817-559-5009 or bmolina0003@gmail.com

Golfers, mark your Calendars for the 19th annual Fr. Costigan Charity Golf Tournament. November 5th at Harbor Lakes Country Club. The event will be to support local charities and seminarians.

Any question please email Ron Arnett at Ronarnett1@aol.com or call 817-819-4892 or contact Carmine Esposito at cesposito1802@Gmail.com.

Granbury and Glen Rose Knights of Columbus are seeking your support in providing wheelchairs for those that have no mobility. The American Wheelchair Mission in partnership with the Knights delivers wheelchairs throughout Central and South America, Texas, Alabama and many more parts of the world. Thousands of wheelchairs have been provided free of cost to recipients through the generous donations of our Catholic parishes. You can help make a difference in someone’s life! Stay for a presentation that will be made immediately following the masses the weekend of Nov. 16th. We ask for your generosity and support in this campaign. All collections are welcome; all donations make a difference. Information and donation envelopes will be available at a display set at the back of the Church. The big drive will be on November 16th…we are changing lives and answering prayers! For more information contact Mark Mils in Glen Rose at 254-413-1662 or Jay Worrel at 817-573-6389.


  • Has expressed an interest in becoming Catholic?
  • Was baptized Catholic as a child, but has not celebrated the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist?

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) offers an opportunity to come together in a small group to learn more about our Catholic faith. Sessions focus on the teachings and experience of Church and prepare individuals to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist during the Easter season. You are welcome to participate in the process with your questions, your insights and your faith story in a warm accepting setting.

For more information, please contact Steve Dixon, OP at (817)573-2997 or (817)578-9206, or stdixon39@charter.net.

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All Parish members who have attended a Christ Renews His Parish Weekend, please email:


Include your name, email, phone number, which weekend you attended, and which Formation team you were on.

"Why would we doubt that our offerings for the dead bring them some consolation?

Let us not hesitate to help those who have died and to offer our prayers for them," said Saint John Chrysostom (Catechsim of the Catholic Church 1032).

On the day after All Saints comes All Souls, the Commemoration of the Faithful Departed, in which the Church prays for all who have died. As Catholics, we believe in Purgatory, that cleansing fire through which must pass "all who die in God's grace and friendship, but still imperfectly purified" (CCC, 1030).

Today, we pray for them, trusting that God will hear and answer our prayers that they know eternal light, happiness, and peace.

As we remember and pray for our loved ones who have died, the reality that we ourselves must one day die is also brought home to us as a gentle, insistent reminder. As Saint Ambrose wrote, "Death is then no cause for mourning, for it is the cause of mankind's salvation. Death is not something to be avoided, for the Son of God did not think it beneath his dignity, nor did he seek to escape it" (Office of Readings, Volume IV, p. 1539). May the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.

The Last day to enroll in classes and qualify for sacramental preparation this year was  Oct. 12

Parents of students preparing to make First Holy Communion or Confirmation in May of 2015 please turn in a copy of your child’s baptismal certificate to Melissa Perez or Angela Behrens, even if baptized here at St. Frances.

The Youth program has tickets to Six Flags Holiday in the Park for sale. These tickets can be used from November 22- January 4. Tickets are $10 each and all proceeds benefit scholarships to youth events. Please come to the office to purchase tickets.

There will be a parent meeting for parents of youth in Confirmation II on Wednesday, November 19 from 7:30pm-8:30 in the Family Life Center. All parents of youth making their Confirmation in May 2015 must attend this very important meeting. Please bring your child's Baptismal certificate with you to the meeting.

Pre-K through 12th grade
Parade of Lights Friday
On November 28, 2014 all Pre-K through 5th grade invited to ride the St. Frances Cabrini float. All 6th through 12th grade and adults are invited to walk along the float. Must sign up your child with Melissa, Erica, or Angela and sign required permission form. For more information contact Melissa Perez.

Book Sale and Signing

A Native of Fort Worth, Texas, the very Reverend Charles Hough III is Vicar General of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, Priest in Residence at Our Lady Of Walsingham Catholic Church in Houston, Texas and Author of the book, “That They All May Be One.” Sales and book signing are on Saturday, November 22, 2014, following the 5pm Mass in the Family Life Center. All proceeds from the sales of “That They All May Be One” are donated to St, John Vianney Parish building fund.

Contact Information

St. Frances Cabrini
2301 Acton Hwy.
Granbury, TX. 76049
Tel: (817) 326-2131
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St. Rose of Lima 
Mesquite St. at St. Rose Av.
 Glen Rose, TX. 76043
Tel: (254) 897-9970 

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The next Women's week-end is
April 18-19, 2015

The next Men's week-end is
April 25-26, 2015

Please consider attending. You will not regret it.

For more information, contact

Brian Maselli
Josephine Hatcher




News Flash

Christ Renews His Parish (CRHP) is a retreat designed to bring members of the parish together in Christ.

This wonderful experience is for anyone 21 years of age or older who seeks spiritual renewal, desires to build up the Body of Christ or gain a deeper sense of purpose within the St. Frances Cabrini Community.

CRHP is an effective spiritual process, which calls together the priests, religious and laity of St. Frances in order to experience personal conversion and Christian community in the environment of our own parish.

If you feel God’s call to serve, please attend this retreat.




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