October 27, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This coming week we turn our clocks back an hour and enter the month of November, a traditional time in our Church to remember and celebrate the Communion of Saints – including those loved ones of ours who have gone before us marked with the...

Pope Francis' Inspiring Vision for Ministry

By Trevor Thompson It’s been about six months since Pope Francis stepped out onto the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square in simple white vestments and asked for a blessing from the people before offering them a blessing of his own. Since then, with his words and...

Support Circle: "They're My Family"

  “God gave them to me.” Wilfride Soka repeats this phrase several times when talking about the group of 10 St. Francis parishioners who have been her Support Circle for the last 18 months. In the last two years, Mrs. Soka has been through numerous crises...

October 20, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Recently we’ve begun hosting Saint Sharbel Mission of the Maronite Catholic Church. Prior to meeting here at St. Francis of Assisi they used the chapel at Cardinal Gibbons High School, which they outgrew. Currently Saint Sharbel uses our St....