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All Souls Day and Thanksgiving Cards

Thursday, November 2, is All Souls Day. If you would like to remember a deceased friend or loved one on All Souls Day, we a have special card available at the reception desk for an offering of $5.00 each or can be ordered ONLINE HERE. The cover of the card features a photo of the  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 19, 2017

The Pastor’s Corner

“…Repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God,” says Jesus in today’s gospel from Matthew. The Pharisees were trying to trap Jesus, which they tried to do many times. Jesus asks for a coin with Caesar’s image and inscription, and gives the response quoted above. The Pharisees should have  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 19, 2017

Hurricane Relief Donations

There are collection boxes in the church marked for Hurricanes Relief Donations. San Juan Archbishop, Roberto Gonzalez, O.F.M., a Franciscan Friar from Holy Name Province, has requested our help to alleviate the su ering of the people of Puerto Rico. All funds received by the ministry sites of Holy Name Province before October 22 will be  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 17, 2017

Stewardship: Caring for God’s Creation – Gaudium Evangelii: Chapter 3, The Proclamation of the Gospel

In these  first two Christian millennia, countless peoples have received the gift of faith, brought it to  flower in their daily lives and handed it on in the language of their culture. Whenever a community receives the message of salvation, the Holy Spirit enriches its culture with the transforming power of the Gospel. The history  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 12, 2017

The Pastor’s Corner

A king had a wedding feast for his son and many were invited, but they refused to come. This is what today’s Gospel is about. It ends: “Many are called but few are chosen.” You may ask yourself, “What is this all about? It doesn’t make sense.” Focus on the word “invited” and the reality  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 12, 2017

Do You Like to Knit?

The St. Francis Knitters is a group of volunteers who make knitted and crocheted items for the guests of the St. Francis Breadline and others in need of a warm hat or scarf. They welcome new members to join in the ministry, even if you can only work from home. If you are interested, please  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 5, 2017

Blessing of Animals 2017 a great event!

Categories News, Photo Gallery | Posted on October 5, 2017

Columbus Day Holiday Schedule

The Church of St. Francis of Assisi will observe Columbus Day on Monday, October 9th with Masses at 8:00 and 11:30 AM. There will be no confessions, and the church offices will be closed for the day, including the St. Francis Adult Education Center.  

Categories News | Posted on October 5, 2017

Stewardship: Caring for God’s Creation – Gaudium Evangelii: Chapter 3, The Proclamation of the Gospel

“Being church means being God’s people, in accordance with the great plan of his fatherly love. This means that we are to be God’s leaven in the midst of humanity. It means proclaiming and bringing God’s salvation into our world, which often goes astray and needs to be encouraged, given hope and strengthened on the  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 5, 2017

The Pastor’s Corner

In his letter to the Philippians, St. Paul says: “Have no anxiety at all.” I wonder what was happening in the Christian community at Philippi for him to write this. Certainly, this admonition is valid even now. He encourages the people to remember what they have been taught and what they believe and hold fast  Read more

Categories News | Posted on October 5, 2017