Pet blessings for the Feast of St. Francis

Events, Newsletter, Pet Blessing, Prayer, Saint Francis

Fr. David Moczulski, OFM, blesses stuffed animals at Sisters of Charity chapel. Love pours forth ~ “They’re real for the kids,” Fr. David Moczulski says of the dozens of stuffed animals he blessed this week at…

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Mourning Las Vegas

News, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis

Facing the unthinkable ~ Last week our Communications Director Toni Cashnelli gathered videos and statements from our friars in response to the shooting in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and 489 wounded. We began this week…

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Finding St. Anthony stories

Jesus, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony

St. Anthony is the patron saint of lost things. Last week, we asked our Facebook followers to share their St. Anthony stories of lost and found and still waiting.  Out of 89 responses, we chose a few to share with…

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The decisions of our lives

Newsletter, Prayer, Senior Friars

Fr. Jim Van Vurst, OFM One sure sign of growing into maturity is the willingness and ability to “take responsibility for our choices in life.”  Obviously, all of us are influenced by many circumstances, some of which are beyond…

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