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Pastor's Message - Lent is a Time for Fasting

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 2/18/18

Saint Francis of Assisi ChurchPastor's MessageLENT IS A TIME FOR FASTING

 

February 14, 2018

Dear Parishioners, "He Fasted for 40 Days and 40 Nights, and Afterward He Was Hungry." 

LENT is a Time to FAST: What is unique about Lenten Fasting?   Our society emphasizes physical health and dieting. ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - How Can We Be Sure?

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 2/11/18

Saint Francis of Assisi ChurchPastor's MessageHOW CAN WE BE SURE?

February 6, 2018

 

Dear Parishioners,

On the weekend of January 27 and 28, I preached on the theme “How can we be sure?”.

In the first reading from the Book of Deuteronomy, God inspired Moses to reveal to ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - CFA Kickoff Sunday

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 2/10/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message CFA Kickoff Sunday

 

February 1, 2018

 

Dear Parishioners,

Today is CFA KICKOFF SUNDAY.  The Chairperson of our Parish Finance Council spoke before the Masses, explained the Pledge Card, and encouraged us to pray over how much to PLEDGE.  Your PLEDGE ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - 40th Anniversary - 1978-2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 1/25/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message 40th Anniversary - 1978-2018

January 24, 2018

 

Brothers and Sisters,

At this time of year, we enjoy the presence of many visitors to our Church.  It is a blessing to see our Church filled for all the weekend Masses.  Our visitors add ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Thank You and Other News!

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 1/04/18

 

January 4, 2018

 

Dear Parishioners,

THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Thank you AGAIN to our Choir, Choir Director, Sacristans, Servers, Ushers, Ministers of Holy Communion, Lectors, and the Team who beautifully decorated our Church for Christmas.  May God Bless each of you for your generosity.  THANK YOU again ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - God Bless You! Thank You for Your Years of Service!

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 1/04/18

January 4, 2018

Dear Parishioners,

On behalf of the Parishioners of Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, I extend heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Deacon Bill Cassidy for his 27 plus years of service and to Fran his wife for all of her support!

Let me share with you ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - New Year 2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 12/31/17

December 31, 2017

Dear Parishioners,

My prayer and best wishes for you and your family are for a New Year filled with Blessings from Our Lord, Jesus.  HAPPY NEW YEAR!  Perhaps you have had family visitors over this Christmastime; our Family -- sons and daughters, grandchildren, brothers and sisters ... Read More »

Bulletin Correction

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 12/19/17

In the December 17th Church Bulletin, on the "Pastor's Message" page, there was an error in the last sentence.    The sentence read:  "Our Christmas Masses are scheduled for 4:00pm; 6:00pm and 9:00pm on Christmas Eve and 8:00am and 10:00am on Christmas Morning." The sentence should have read:  "Our ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Christmas Masses

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 12/07/17

 

 

December 14, 2017

 

Dear Parishioners, I know there is much to be done to prepare for Christmas.  It is a hectic time with shopping for special gifts for family and friends and baked foods to prepare with the greatest of care.  Most especially your homes and ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - The Season of Advent

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 11/27/17