St. Francis of Assisi Blog

St. Francis Seminarian: Answering God’s Call

St. Francis Seminarians: Answering God's Call  My name is Austin Evans and I am in my first year of formation at St. Joseph’s Seminary College. I am the fourth of six children and I grew up as a Catholic on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. My parents have...

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St. Francis Seminarian: Answering God’s Call

St. Francis Seminarians: Answering God's Call  My name is Reed Proctor and I am a first-year Fort Worth Seminarian studying and being formed at Saint Joseph's Seminary College in Covington, Louisiana. I entered right after graduating from high school, so I...

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The Advent Wreath

The Advent Wreath A Reflection by Fr. John Martin, Parochial Vicar We have good news — the beginning of a new liturgical year in our Catholic Church. We have good news in our Savior, our Lord Jesus Christ, and it is in this season that we begin a new...

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Pastor’s Points: November 26, 2017

We celebrate the beginning of a secular calendar year with parties, champagne, fireworks and hugs and kisses for our dearest loved ones, but we don’t’ even have an awareness of the beginning of the liturgical year, the Church’s calendar that moves through...

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Clear Path of Discipleship [video]

This is a presentation from our first annual Leadership Summit. Edmund Mitchell, Director of Evangelization and Catechesis, presents on our parish vision for “The Clear Path of Discipleship” and how leaders of our parish can support and join this vision.

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Pastor’s Points: November 12, 2017

We should be especially thankful for those times when we have been truly tested in our resolve to live the Life of Christ in our lives and to remember how difficult was His passion and death, which He endured for us.

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Pastor’s Points: October 22, 2017

Ask yourself this question: “In your spiritual life are you driving or drifting down the ever-moving stream of life?”  Are you content to be a ‘minimalist’ and do the bare minimum of what is required to be a solid, practicing Catholic Christian, going to...

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Pastor’s Points: October 8, 2017

If you knew about a bank that had an account in it for you that received a daily deposit of $86,400, but the deposit came with some conditions: 1) that at the end of each 24-hour period the account would zero out and any funds in the account would be gone,...

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