Feeding the Multitudes through our Abundance

by Trevor Thompson Director of Pastoral Ministries Through this incredibly generous sharing of bread we hear about in today’s Gospel, Jesus shows us that in the Kingdom of God there is always abundance.  In other words, with Jesus, breaking bread always means twice as...

July 31, 2011

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This weekend is Accountability Sunday at St. Francis.  With the conclusion of our fiscal year June 30, it’s an opportunity for Mr. Bob Randolph, chair of our Finance Council and me to provide an accounting of our financial stewardship of the...

July 24, 2011

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This August, Casey Cole, a young man who worships with us when he is home from college and a recent graduate of Furman University in Greenville, SC will be joining the initial formation program of the Franciscans of Holy Name   Province. ...

The Alloy of Flesh and Word

By Jason Lillis, Family Life Coordinator The 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Metallurgy is not a topic I have firsthand experience with, but my father-in-law works in the field. During part of his career, he helped engineer an alloy to be used in creating hip replacement...

July 17, 2011

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This week the pastoral staff will be on retreat from Tuesday morning July 19 through Friday July 22.  The pastoral offices will be closed except for pastoral emergencies. Our staff retreats are usually held at a retreat center, but due to...