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Parish Blog

Do you have a story about putting your faith into action?  We’d love to hear about how our various ministries here at St. Francis are impacting you and the world around us.  Send an email to Chanel Marquis to submit your story for consideration.

The posts shown below are designated as being of general interest for the parish. We also have other pages with a more dedicated focus; a few are listed below… in case you would like to “take a look.”  Enjoy!

 

Jubilarian’s Mass

Jubilarian Mass and Celebration of Marriage Are you celebrating your Silver or Golden Marriage Jubilee this year?  Were you married in 1972 or 1997?  Then please contact the Parish Office to make sure that you are registered for the “2022 Mass for Jubilarians.”  This...

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Peter: Rock and Satan

In today’s Gospel Matthew continues to tell the story of the disciples’ journey of faith.  The story once again centers on Peter.  In Tuesday’s Gospel Peter showed himself to be a person of faith, at least for a moment.  Peter walked to Jesus on the water but then he...

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Tears of Grief – Tears of Faith

Mary Magdalena went to Jesus’ tomb with the intention of finishing the cleaning and embalming of Jesus’ cadaver. I am sure she walked to the tomb crying and carrying all that she needed to attend to death. In the dark of the early morning, she finds the stone to the...

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Mary’s Baby Shower

In honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, for the entire month of May, we are collecting new baby clothing (sizes newborn to 12 months), blankets, and disposable diapers (sizes newborn to size 3). All of this is to support St. Francis House clients and clients of...

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Annual Car Raffle

Take a chance! For $5 a ticket you can have the possibility of winning one of 4 new 2022 vehicles similar to the ones shown.  And that's not all!   There are also 21 cash prizes available - totaling $40,000.  All unsold and ticket stubs with payment are due no later...

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Put Things into Perspective

It is said that on a certain occasion a homeless man entered a church with his bottle of wine, his old clothes, and his badly groomed beard. Upon entering, the person who saw him looked at him displeased, and invited him to sit on the last bench and in the corner...

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Knowing Jesus

“Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.” So said Pope Francis on June 15th of last year as part of a papal audience. But it is not original to Pope Francis; he is quoting St. Jerome, the great biblical scholar and translator from the late 4th and early 5th...

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