October 25, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This Thursday we celebrate All Saints Day with Mass at 9:00 am and 7:30 pm in the church. Friday, November 2 is All Souls Day in which we remember our deceased loves ones.  St. Francis of Assisi is a community of people from all over our...
October 21, 2012

October 21, 2012

left to right; Fr. Mark, Fr. David, Marylynn Kaus and Fr. David Convertino, OFM, representing the Minister Provincial   Dear Brothers and Sisters, During the course of our celebration of the Feast of Francis earlier this month, we friars were privileged to present the...

October 14, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Thank you to the many, many volunteers who supported the celebration of our patron Francis of Assisi at FrancisFest last Sunday under the very capable leadership of Tricia Henry.  Despite the inclement weather it was a great time for people...

Companions on the Journey to Election Day and Beyond!

Two Events on Faith and Politics By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace There is no question about it:  Our faith is challenging.  The readings this week are no exception.  Indeed, “the word of God is living an effective, sharper than any two-edged sword,”...

October 7, 2012

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Feast of Francis of Assisi! Congratulations to our 158 youth who were confirmed by Bishop Burbidge in the gifts of the Holy Spirit Saturday October 6.  May the gifts of wisdom, understanding, knowledge, courage, counsel, piety, and...