January 24, 2016

We welcome this weekend Mr. Chris Koehn, a seminarian from the Diocese of Raleigh who is speaking at all the masses about his experience as a seminarian and about the 2016 Bishop’s Annual Appeal. This weekend is the official kickoff of the BAA. You may have already...

January 17, 2016

As we begin a new year, a look ahead at the next few weeks…. Catholic Schools week begins on Monday, February 1. The St. Francis of Assisi Preschool and the Franciscan School are both treasures. We will have an Open House for both schools on Sunday, January 31, after...

January 10, 2016

As I write this on the day before New Year’s Eve, I am very much taken by a photograph I saw in a newspaper yesterday. In the photo, a woman holds a 5-month-old child in front of her. The woman smiles widely. A crowd of people is gathered. The caption tells us that...

January 3, 2016

As I write this a few days before Christmas, I am looking forward this New Year’s weekend, to some time visiting family and friends in Boston and Philadelphia, and watching the Winter Classic in Foxboro MA between the Bruins and Canadiens. Let me say thank you to...