O God, Your Creatures Fill the Earth!

O God, Your Creatures Fill the Earth!

O God, Your Creatures Fill the Earth! What a happy and warm-hearted event it was! The Blessing of Animals – pets and teddy bears too, all in honor of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, our Parish Patron. Francis’ name from the very beginning has been associated...
Medjugorje and Dubrovnik Pilgrimage

Medjugorje and Dubrovnik Pilgrimage

Medjugorje and Dubrovnik Pilgrimage On June 25, 1981, in the mountain village of Medjugorje in Herzegovina, Our Lady allegedly appeared to six children and imparted nine secrets. She identified herself as the Blessed Virgin Mary, Queen of Peace, and continues to...
St. Francis of Assisi – Patron of our Parish

St. Francis of Assisi – Patron of our Parish

St. Francis of Assisi – Patron of our Parish It is immensely satisfying to be able to hold celebrations and pick up where we left off after the worst days of the pandemic. The Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron of our parish, will be celebrated this year...
St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals.

St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals.

St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals. Join us on October 3rd from 1:30pm to 3:30pm with the ceremony for the animals beginning at 2:00pm.  Bring your cat, dog or favorite loved one to receive a Special Blessing of our Lord from Father Peter in honor of St. Francis...
Celebrating St. Joseph the Worker on Labor Day

Celebrating St. Joseph the Worker on Labor Day

Celebrating St. Joseph the Worker on Labor Day During Bishop Barres’ visit to St. Francis on September 4, he spoke about Labor Day and about St. Joseph the Worker. It was an especially poignant homily as this is the year of St. Joseph! Here is his complete letter, it...
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