Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Brown

Volunteer Spotlight: Carol Brown

Tell us about yourself, your family, and your background. My husband, Bill, and I have been St Francis parishioners since 1979. We met in IL, were married in KY in 1975, and moved to Texas four years later. Our two boys and three grandchildren live in Kansas. Bill is...
Paredez Family Spotlight

Paredez Family Spotlight

St. Francis Families: Paradez Family Tell us a bit about your family.  Pedro and I (Connie) have been married for 44 years. We have 3 grown children and 6 beautiful grandchildren. Our two daughters, Andrea and Danna, and their families live in Grapevine and are...
Not Your Sword or Bow

Not Your Sword or Bow

Not Your Sword or Bow: A Reflection on God’s Providence based on Joshua 24:1-13 You know that scene in The Lion King where young Simba and Nala are cornered by the hyenas in the elephant graveyard? They’re pinned on all sides! Simba tries to scare off his enemies with...
Not Just Another Lent & Holy Week

Not Just Another Lent & Holy Week

Most of us know that Lent is the 40 day season of preparation  and penance that begins with Ash Wednesday and ends on Palm Sunday.  It’s followed by Holy Week, true to its name, since it is the time of the most sacred liturgies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter...