Eagle Scout Candidate Builds Relationships!

Eagle Scout Candidate Builds Relationships!

Eagle Scout Candidate Builds Relationships! Many Eagle Scout projects are building structures, but St. Francis’ own James Froh, a ninth grader at John Glenn High school, is building relationships through a program for individuals with special needs (ages 5-21) called...
In His Own Words! A Reflection on Serving

In His Own Words! A Reflection on Serving

In His Own Words! A Reflection on Serving by Phil Dedora, President of SVDP About 15 years ago Our Lady Queen of Martyrs in Centerport discontinued the 9am daily Mass, so I started attending the 8:30am Masses here at St Francis. I was already a Eucharistic Minister...
Rejoice! Gaudete Sunday

Rejoice! Gaudete Sunday

Rejoice! Gaudete Sunday What is special about the Third Sunday of Advent? For much of the Church’s history, this Sunday had a special name: “Gaudete” Sunday. The traditions surrounding this Sunday go back as far as the fourth or fifth century, as does the season of...
SVDP Thanksgiving Food Drive

SVDP Thanksgiving Food Drive

SVDP Thanksgiving Food Drive The weekend before Thanksgiving was a busy one here at St. Francis. Our conference of The Society of St. Vincent dePaul, with some help from our Religious Ed students, was hard at work distributing turkeys and all the fixings for our...
Comfort in the World of God

Comfort in the World of God

Comfort in the World of God In 2020, we heard plenty of voices speaking out and sharing their opinions, but many of those words were not comforting or hope-filled. Sometimes, it was hard to know which expert or “instant expert” to listen to, and it is still difficult...
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