St. Francis of Assisi Blog

Pastor’s Points: October 28, 2018

They are seeking something yet undefined for most of them and they are of the belief that they will find it in our beloved Church.  They bring with them a curiosity and a fresh spirit of intense desire to find the Truth and make it their own.

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Who Needs God When Life Is Good?

We’ve all been there.  Life is sailing along. Sure, there are some bumps in the road here and there, but nothing traumatic.  Congratulations, you’re winning at life! Then, something happens. Maybe it’s a lost job or a bad diagnosis.

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It’s Not Just Another Time

I think oftentimes our faith life is like this too. We just go through the motions, attending mass every weekend, praying some daily prayers, and even just coming to our normal church activities and ministries. Before we know it, Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter have passed us by and it’s Ordinary Time again.

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St. Francis Never Said That!

This all got me thinking – how, then, should the everyday Catholic church-goer preach?  What are some practical ways literally anyone can proclaim the Gospel? 

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Pastor’s Points: August 26, 2018

When you come to the Church to celebrate the Eucharist on the weekend do you ever think how many people are involved in the preparations and processes that enable you to participate in the liturgy?  Get ready to have your mind blown when you hear the number…

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Pastor’s Points: August 12, 2018

Saints should be important to us because they are our models for living the Christian life as taught to us by Our Lord. They lived and worked on this earth just as we do but did so in such a way that they achieved the salvation we all long for and we can say without hesitation that they are in heaven…proving that heaven is attainable by ordinary people like you and me.

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WALMART + JESUS = PANIC IN AISLE 8

Meanwhile, I was bent over with my hands on my knees, palms sweaty, and breathing heavily (basically hiding) in the aisle next door. “Am I actually about to do this?” I thought to myself.

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