March 31, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! Congratulations to all who have received Easter Sacraments of Initiation this weekend.  We welcome you to the Roman Catholic Church and to this particular Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi.  Thank you to all who have...

March 24, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, As we begin the holiest week of our liturgical year, aptly called “Holy Week,” we celebrate the paschal mystery (the life, death and resurrection) of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  As we journey together this Holy Week, embracing the...

March 17, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, After much personal discernment on his part, Frank Lesko has resigned as Coordinator of Justice and Peace effective March 22. In his resignation letter, Frank wrote, “I have grown tremendously both professionally and personally through this...

March 10, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am reminded over and over again how generous you are in giving of alms to those in need.  As a parish community we tithe 10% of our offertory income to serve those who are in need.  In addition we regularly take up special collections for...

The Best Kind of Work

By Jason Lillis, Family Life Coordinator Did you tune into the Oscars a couple weeks ago? I missed it, but did hear about an interesting quote from Ben Affleck after winning Best Picture for Argo. Among his list of thanks, he delivered the following to his wife,...