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...

August 24, 2014

Dear brothers and sisters,Welcome to Fr. Steve Patti, OFM, who preaches and presides at each of the liturgies this weekend. I’m thrilled that Steve’s gifts and talents will be utilized for leadership to continue the wonderful mission of our parish: “Inspired by...

Marcus and Jennifer: Working to Find a Home

Marcus and Jennifer are expecting their first child together to be born Aug. 7. At a time when most expectant parents would be nesting and putting final touches on the baby’s room, the couple is praying to find a home for their family.For more than a year, Marcus,...

Politics, Apathy and Advocacy

By Sheila Read, Justice & Peace SpecialistFor many years, I was a news junkie who was deeply immersed in politics. As a former journalist on Capitol Hill, I had to be. But I also longed for a better world, and thought that politics could bring that about. What...

August 17, 2014

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Earlier this week we received this official announcement: The Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Raleigh, announces  the following priest assignment:  Effective September 1, 2014 Reverend Steven R. Patti, O.F.M., a Franciscan Friar...
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