Community Garden: First Fruits

Summer is here, and the Community Garden’s harvest of food for needy families is abundant. The Community Garden set a record last week for with its biggest single day harvest ever: 53 pounds of produce, 49 pounds of which were squash and cucumbers. Pat Kelly,...

Climate Change: Values and Science Call Us to Action

Responding to climate change makes sense both from our Catholic values and from a scientific viewpoint, expert speakers said recently. Over the last few weeks, the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi has been holding a community conversation on climate change,...

Justice Movie Nights & Potluck!

By Frank Lesko, Coordinator of Justice and Peace One thing is true about Jesus is that he was never far from food.  In fact, he brings the party when other options have failed—turning water into wine and a few loaves and fishes into a bounty to feed the multitudes. ...

Holy Week: Gratitude and Generosity

“To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything.” 
– Thomas Merton “If the only prayer you say in your whole life is ‘thank you,’ that would suffice.” 
– Meister Eckhart Gratitude flows when we recognize the...

World Water Week

World Water Week – August 21-27, 2011 World Water Week spans this next week, allowing us each to reflect on World Water issues and how we can each do our part to help.  Did you know? Water is a finite resource: what we have is all we have; it is not limitless, nor is...
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