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,...

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. ...

A Relationship with "Dirt"!?

On Thursday evening, as part of a Franciscan Coalition conversation on our relationship with the environment, nearly seventy people gathered in Founders Room and viewed the film Dirt! The Movie, a documentary film that looks at the relationship between humans and...

Community Garden Breaks Ground

On Saturday, March 5th, over twenty volunteers gathered to break ground on an effort to create a community garden on the campus of the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi.  By the end of the day, two 4 x 20 raised beds stood ready for planting in the front...
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