September 21, 2014

Let me say thank you to everyone who has been involved in our annual Offertory Pledge Appeal and especially to Julio de la Rosa, a long-time member of the parish for his words at Mass last weekend about his own understanding of what it means to be a steward here at...

September 14, 2014

Well, let me continue to say thank you to all at St. Francis for your ongoing kind welcome to me as I begin here. There is much to learn, and I suspect it will take some time for me to learn names and faces. This weekend, as I am sure you have noticed, is the weekend...

September 7, 2014

Well hello to all and welcome back if you’ve been away over the summer. If you’ve been away you may notice a change at St. Francis. We have a new pastor. My name is Fr. Steve Patti, and I’m just getting started, and thrilled to be here. Fr. Mark Reamer has taken a new...

August 31, 2014

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I’m thankful for your cards and good wishes and the parish’s gift to me as I departed from the Catholic Community of St. Francis after 19 years of being a partner in ministry with you. My heart overflows with gratitude. I’ve gotten unpacked...