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Pastor's Message - Religious Freedom

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 6/23/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message

 

June 22, 2018

 

Brothers and Sisters,

Friday, June 29, we honor two of our greatest Saints:  Saint Peter and Saint Paul.  On many occasions both Saint Paul and Saint Peter found themselves in danger when they publicly practiced their Catholic Faith.

One temptation we face today is to think that serious challenges to our faith are something from ancient days, like Daniel and the lion’s den. However, challenge to our faith happens today!  It happens when, like the Apostles, we publicly practice what we ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Honoring Fatherhood on Father's Day

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 6/09/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message

 

June 6, 2018

Dear Parishioners,

Two Sundays ago, we celebrated the mystery of The Most Holy Trinity and next Sunday on June 17th, we honor Fatherhood on Father's Day.  One of the most famous Father's Day quotes is from Mark Twain. ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - 40th Anniversary 1978-2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 6/01/18

Pastor's Message 40th Anniversary - 1978-2018

 

June 1, 2018

Brothers and Sisters,

At this time of the year, we are curtailing all our meetings and activities.  We all need to take time to rest and enjoy some "down time".  It is a necessity to attend to projects that ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Parish Outreach Ministry

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 5/25/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message   May 24, 2018 Dear Parishioners, In the Month of April, our Parish Outreach Ministry reached 567 individuals in need!  119 under age 18 and 320 between the ages of 19 and 64, along with 128 over 65!  The Parish Outreach Ministry ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Birthday of the Church that Christ Founded - May 20, 2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 5/22/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message

May 20, 2018

 

Dear Parishioners,

Today we celebrate the "birthday" of the Church that Christ founded.

The Holy Spirit came down upon the Apostles as fire.  Purifying fire!

How different this fire is from that of wars and bombs.

How different ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Knights of Columbus/Ladies Auxiliary Election - May 13, 2018

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 5/14/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message May 13, 2018 Dear Parishioners, This month the Officers of the Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary will elect new officers.  It is my prayer that God will indeed bless our Knights and their families here at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Volunteer Appreciation

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 5/04/18

Pastor's Message May 6, 2018   Dear Parishioners, Last Sunday, April 29, the Volunteers of Saint Francis of Assisi Parish attended a luncheon to affirm their Baptismal Call to serve in Jesus' Name. The brunch took place in the Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Hall.  One-hundred and seventy Volunteers ... Read More »

Pastor's Message - Today is Parish Volunteer Sunday!!

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 4/29/18

Saint Francis of Assisi Church Pastor's Message April 29, 2018   Dear Parishioners, Today is Parish Volunteer Sunday!  Saint Francis of Assisi Parish celebrates and honors the "Christ Centered Service" offered in our Parish and our Community by our Church Volunteers.  Blessed is our Parish with over 300 volunteers ... Read More »

Job Opening at Saint Francis of Assisi Church

Posted by Penelope Fleming on 4/24/18

April 24, 2018

Dear Parishioners,

This is to announce that Kenny Davis, Maintenance/Facility Manager, is leaving his employment here at the Church. Ken and his family are relocating to South Carolina.

Together with our Parishioners, I extend to Kenny our wishes for success and our prayers for him and ... Read More »

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.

... Read More »