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Pastor's Message - Ecumenical Prayer Service for Honoring Our Active and Retired First Responders

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 4/22/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message April 22, 2018

Dear Parishioners,

Please accept this invitation to an event to recognize and thank all Active and Retired First Responders for our area.  This Ecumenical Prayer Service is a collaborative effort with nine area churches -- their Pastors and Congregation.

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Pastor's Message - Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Celebrates 40 Years! - April 15, 2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 4/13/18

Pastor's Message April 15, 2018 Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Celebrates 40 Years!

 

Dear Parishioners,

This year, 2018 Saint Francis of Assisi Parish celebrates 40 Years. On Page 5 of the Church Bulletin and on our Church Website, it lists our Anniversary Events. SAVE THE DATE! Together with the ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Celebrates 40 YEARS! - April 8, 2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 4/08/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor’s Message  

April 8, 2018 Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Celebrates 40 YEARS

Dear Parishioners,

This year, 2018 Saint Francis of Assisi Parish celebrates 40 Years. The Church Bulletin Covers and our Church Website lists our Anniversary Events – SAVE THE DATE! Together ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Christ Our Light - April 8, 2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 4/08/18

Pastor's Message April 8, 2018

 

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Christ our Light   Thanks be to God  Acts 5:17-26; John 3:16-21 * The Paschal Candle * The Easter Candle * The Christ Candle

The above are three names for the Candle seen in the Sanctuary throughout the fifty days of ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Happy Easter Sunday!

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 3/31/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message  April 1, 2018   Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter Sunday! The Tomb is empty!! On behalf of Bishop Frank Dewane, I extend a Blessed Easter to you and your family. More than 2,000 Easter Sunrises have come and gone since that first ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Divine Mercy Sunday

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 3/31/18

Pastor's Message - Sacred Triduum

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 3/21/18

March 21, 2018

 

Dear Parishioners,

God Bless all who participated in our Parish Lenten Mission with Father Gabriel and for your Lenten participation and attendance at Mass and Stations of the Cross.  With the same devotion, let us fill our Church for the Sacred Triduum on Thursday, ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Scrutinys

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 3/10/18

  Pastor's Message March 9, 2018   SCRUTINYS

 

Brothers and Sisters,

At the weekend Masses next week, we will pray the Third Scrutiny.  These are the Rites of the Church on the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Sundays of Lent.

As I wrote previously, the purpose of Scrutinys is ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Five Ways to Discover Lent

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 3/01/18

FIVE WAYS TO DISCOVER LENT

 

March 1, 2018

 

Dear Parishioners,

Here are Five Ways to Discover Lent  adapted from an article by Father Byrne, Pastor of Our Lady of Mercy, Potomac.  Have a good Lent,  Father Richard York

  si-Lent We live in a noisy world, but God ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Lenten Prayer, Fasting, and Charity

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 2/25/18

   

February 25, 2018 LENTEN PRAYER, FASTING, AND CHARITY

Dear Parishioners,

Our Parish Lenten Mission provided a special opening to our LENT.  Thank you to Father Gabriel Gillen, OP. for preparing us by his preaching.

Our lives are busy!  In our modern world of technology, it is easy ... Read More »