December 25 & 29

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Christmas peace and joy to you and your families! Welcome to the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi. Welcome to those of you who are here for the first time or perhaps from differing religious traditions. Welcome to those of you...

December 22, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Earlier this month, Time magazine selected our Holy Father, Pope Francis, “the People’s Pope”, as the Person of the Year for 2013. In responding to the question “Why Pope Francis?”, managing editor Nancy Gibbs responded that “in less than a...

December 15, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Thank you for your generosity to the retired religious of our nation and the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province.  Your contributions help to ensure that the elderly religious who served the church so faithfully in the past can be cared...

December 8, 2013

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This weekend we welcome Fr. David Convertino, O.F.M., the executive director of development for our Franciscan Holy Name Province.  He will be preaching on behalf of the retired religious of our nation and particularly the friars of our...