Using the Arts to Proclaim Christ

by Trevor Thompson Director of Pastoral Ministries In today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles, we observe and admire the creative ways the early apostles proclaimed Christ to all peoples.  Through their witness, many were healed, and “there was great joy in that...

Talking and Performing Music with Parish Youth

The parish middle school and high school youth came together on May 15th as part of their “Everyday Topics” series.  The focus was on music, especially looking at how music expresses the emotion, faith, spirit, and beauty and sadness of everyday life.  Jim Wahl,...

St. Francis Brings Inclusive Message to OutRaleigh

 By Chuck Small              Those who attended the inaugural OutRaleigh festival, a celebration of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, not only were able to see how the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi welcomes them but also could hear...

Coalition Conversation: Wake County Schools

The Franciscan Coalition hosted a series of three conversations on the current school assignment issue in Wake County schools in what are being billed as “Coalition Conversation:  Searching for the Common Good – Wake County Schools.”  The intended...