Keep That Easter Fire Burning

Dear Friends: We continue with great joy this beautiful Easter Season on this Sixth Sunday Of Easter. It may be difficult for us to keep that “Easter fire” burning.  This beautiful liturgical season will come to a solemn close on Pentecost on June 9th.  Next Sunday is the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord.  […]

Bulletin for 5-26-2019

INSIDE: “With the Holy Spirit, we are assured of a vibrant and grace-filled Church now and as we head to the future.” Fr. Vince (pg.3)

A Beautiful Holy City

Peace and all Good! The Book of Revelation today gives us a beautiful vision of a holy city “coming down out of heaven adorned as a bride for her husband.” (Rev. 21:2) What would such a holy city be like? We often think of cities as nasty places where wealth and poverty live side by […]

Bulletin for 5-19-2019

INSIDE: But the “holy city” St. John visions today is where God lives among us. There is no division there– no pain, no mourning and no death. Do we want to live in such a city? –Fr. Vince (pg.3)

Rock Around the Clock

On Friday, June 7th, we invite you and your friends to step back into time when American Graffiti and Happy Days captivated all of us! We’re ‘Rocking Around the Clock’ in St. Francis Hall to raise funds for our Parish needs. Our DJ will be spinning tunes starting at 6:30 pm. You can dust off […]

Franciscan Thought: Hallowed Be Thy Name

Click here for Pensamiento Franciscano – Santificado Sea tu Nombre, the Spanish language version of this article. What is in a name? Our name? God’s name? Our parents gave us names that meant something special to them.  Maybe we were named after a grandparent or one of our parents or their favorite historical person or […]

Jesus is the Good Shepherd

Traditionally this Fourth Sunday of Easter is called Good Shepherd Sunday. No matter which liturgical cycle we are in, the Gospel will always be about Jesus, the Good Shepherd. So great is our Good Shepherd that he knows each of us by name and gives us eternal life. Jesus states that no one can take […]

Bulletin for 5-12-2019

INSIDE: So great is our Good Shepherd that he knows each of us by name and gives us eternal life. Jesus states that no one can take a sheep from his hand or from the father’s hand because he and the father are one. –Fr. Vince (pg. 3)

Sacramental Life

The first reading for this Third Sunday of Easter comes to us from the Acts of the Apostles. When the high priest accused the disciples of disobeying the Temple orders, Peter and the apostles volley back with stinging words of reproach and testimony. They are not going to stop preaching the message of Jesus. We […]

Bulletin for 5-05-2019

INSIDE: Can you imagine? Finally, they have the courage to suffer for the Lord’s sake. They went right back out there, teaching in the name of Jesus! It is clear that mortal attempts to stop the Gospel will not succeed! — Fr. Vince (pg. 3)