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Somewhere something incredible is waiting to happen

The first three days of this week were filled with bright sunshine and flowers and a softness in the air.  It is as though all of nature is excited to be around and blooming.  It is a time when, seeing all the flowers, you recognize and begin to appreciate all that...

Surviving Under Pressure

The past four weeks have been stressful because I was under a lot of pressure to get our new website  up and running.  Somehow or other I managed and now I feel rather happy with myself.  I am fortunately or unfortunately one of those people who do well under...

Earth Day 2018

As a Franciscan there is little doubt that we recognize the need to care for creation.  Earth Day 2018 has focused us on the devastating effect that plastics have had on mother earth.  Plastisc are poisoning and injuring marine life, littering our beaches and...

Happy Earth Day

Laudato Si and our Earth Day call us to live simply Happy Earth Day!  This year once again we ponder the strength and wisdom of Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si: On Care of Our Common Home.” Pope Francis seems to be looking at our world through Franciscan eyes....

Celebrating Our Volunteers

On April 19, 2018 we had our annual volunteer dinner.  We  had an amazing evening.  You’ll know why when you look at our volunteers.  Terri Guillements. a quotation anthologist,  says “the world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.”  Let me tell you, we are...

Bishop Gumbleton on Charism Day

Bishop Thomas Gumbleton    This year for Charism day we were gifted with Bishop Thomas Gumbleton who spoke to us about the most radical call of the Gospel:  The call to Non-Violence and Active Love.  Not only did he share passionately the Gospel call reflective in...

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