Holy Week: Gratitude and Generosity

“To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything.” 
– Thomas Merton “If the only prayer you say in your whole life is ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” 
– Meister Eckhart Gratitude flows when we recognize the...

The Alabaster Jar

by Kathleen Owen, Coordinator of Care & Wellness In reading the Gospel for this week, I experienced a real sense of chaos. Outside, the trees are blooming and there is a feeling of rebirth after the barren months of even a light winter, but the readings are dark –...

Sister Parish Delegates Have Returned!

Las Margaritas II, Guatemala Feb 10-20 2012 By Christina Freitag I was looking for a way to become involved at St Francis of Assisi for quite a long time. There are so many great ministries offered here and it can be labor intensive and a little overwhelming...

March 25, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Thank you to all who turned in a pledge card for Our Cathedral: One Faith, One People Campaign last week.  If you haven’t yet, please do so in the coming week.  If you misplaced your pledge card, they are available in the Welcome Center....

Called Forth From the Tomb

  Today’s Gospel account of Jesus, Mary, Martha, and Lazarus can be a difficult one to hear, as it spans the whole breadth of human emotion: From the mourning that comes from the loss of a loved one, to the frustration of feeling that something –...