October 26, 2014

This past week I have started reading a new book which several friends of mine have recommended to me. It’s called “Jesus: A Pilgrimage” and it’s by James Martin, a Jesuit priest who has written several previous books on spirituality and who is sometimes seen on the  ...

October 12, 2014

Some lingering thoughts after last weekend’s festivities for FrancisFest….we had a great turnout for the blessing of the animals on Saturday morning. The open grassy area near the chapel was filled with people who brought their dogs or cats to be blessed, and I can...

October 5, 2014

We anticipate a busy weekend here at St. Francis. We remember the feast day of our patron saint, St. Francis of Assisi, who died on October 3, 1226, near the church of the Portiuncula which is just outside the walls of Assisi. One of the more popular events of   the...