September 25, 2011

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Thank you to all who have returned your annual offertory pledge cards. To those who have not returned it, a reminder letter has gone out this week.  The contribution of every parishioner as a steward of the parish is vital to our...

September 18, 2011

Brothers and Sisters, Congratulations to our parish for the Franciscan School being recognized a Blue Ribbon School by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Thursday, September 15th.  Secretary Duncan noted: “Schools honored with the Blue Ribbon Schools...

Making Amends

Making Amends by Trevor Thompson, Director of Pastoral Ministries 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time I still clearly recall the first time my mother and father met seven years after their short, rocky marriage and divorce, and my father’s subsequent journey to sobriety.  As...

Back to School in Style

Thanks to the generosity of so many parishioners and the Women’s Network, St. Francis was able to distribute over 100 backpacks full of school supplies to children in need.  These children are already in programs with the Inter Faith Food Shuttle, Passage Home,...