June 21, 2015

A few months I gave an update on the status of Bethany Hills Baptist Church, which is next to us on Leesville Road. You may recall that in December of 2013, St. Francis purchased the Bethany Hills property for $2.4 million. Since last September, after I arrived at St....

June 14, 2015

I was talking with a friar friend of mine at St. Francis Inn in Philadelphia and he told me that anticipation is running high for the pope’s upcoming visit to that city in September. Hotel rooms are hard to come by. There is speculation – slim – that perhaps Pope...

June 7, 2015

It’s the time of year that school is winding down. Our preschool finished a little over a week ago and this past Friday was the last day for grades K-7. We had graduations here for the Franciscan School 8th grade and also the Baccalaureate Mass for Cardinal...