Justice Movie Nights & Potluck!

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace One thing is true about Jesus is that he was never far from food.  In fact, he brings the party when other options have failed—turning water into wine and a few loaves and fishes into a bounty to feed the multitudes. ...

Families Journeying Together

By Jason Lillis Family Life Coordinator One of the very great joys that I have is to help prepare families for the sacramental celebrations of marriage and baptism. Each week, the Family Life office is in contact with couples counting down to their wedding day, or...

The Holy, Adopted Family

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace Today is the feast of the Holy Family.  Joseph, Mary and Jesus are celebrated not just as individuals, but as a family unit.  In doing so, we open the door to celebrate all families and the potential each family has to...

December 30, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, New Year’s Greetings of Peace. Many thanks, to all who labored to enrich our Advent and Christmas liturgies as we celebrated the Nativity of our Lord.  The simple beauty of the church was stunning, the music uplifting, and the generosity of...

December 23, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Advent peace and Christmas joy to you and your families!  On behalf of the Franciscan friars and pastoral staff, Merry Christmas.  May you know how much you are loved by our gracious God who gives us the gift of his son Jesus. Thank you for...