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Let this Easter set your Heart on Fire

04-30-2017We Celebrate Worship Resource, Vol. 42, No. 2

Words of fire can ignite hearts grown weary—and fiery words of faith can renew hearts grown cold. First we hear Peter, whose words had not long before denied knowing Jesus, now boldly proclaiming, “God raised this Jesus; of this we are all witnesses” (Acts 2:32). Cowardice had been transformed into courage. Then we listen to two disciples—some say a married couple—who meet a stranger, appearing downcast when they first speak to him. After telling him about this Jesus who had been crucified, they conclude with obvious disappointment, “We were hoping that he would be the one to redeem Israel” (Luke 24:21). But it is the very words of Jesus as he accompanies them, explaining the scriptures, that lead them to exclaim, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he spoke to us on the way and opened the Scriptures?” (24:32). The joy of Easter faith can be renewed and deepened in us as we listen to God’s word over the fifty days of Easter, attending to the witnesses in Acts, the voice of the first Letter of Saint Peter, and the Gospels of the Easter season.

Ask for the fire of Easter faith to burn within you. Is your heart open to being inflamed?

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Announcements and Events

St. Francis of Assisi's 50th Anniversary

We are planning on many different social and spiritual events to take place throughout the year.

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MyParish App

This app will help you keep updated with parish news and events.
Este app te mantendrá informado con noticias pertinentes a nuestra parroquia.

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Help Wanted: Hospitality Ministers / Ushers

Hospitality ministers greet and welcome our spiritual family and are responsible for ensuring that everyone entering the church feels comfortable and welcomed. Ushers guide and assist the parishioners to their seats and direct them to reception of Holy Communion.

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Little White Books for Easter

These books can be used by you and your family for Daily Scripture Reading and Reflection from Easter Monday, Apr 17 to Pentecost Sunday, Jun 4.

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Youth-Led Special Mass Times
Apr 30 5:30p

  • One Sunday a month at 5:30pm
  • Apr 30, May 21

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Renew your Marian devotion
May 2 7:00p

Tuesdays in May, 7:00pm in the Chapel

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First Friday Adoration
May 5 8:30a - 7:00p

Jesus waits for you! / Jesús te espera.

May Crowning / Coronación de Mayo
May 7 10:30a

You are invited to participate in the May Crowning Ritual of our Blessed Mother Mary. All families and children are invited to attend during the 10:30am Mass on Sun, May 7.

Los invitamos a participar en el Ritual de la Coronación de mayo de nuestra Santísima Virgen María. Todas las familias y niños están invitados a asistir durante la Misa de las 9:00am a las domingo, 7 de mayo.

Annual St. Francis Flea Market
May 11 - May 13

We are accepting clothes, furniture, appliances, tools, sporting items, kitchen and household items. Flat screen TVs and flat screen computer monitors, only, please.

Volunteers are needed for setup on May 8, 9 and 10.

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Vacation Bible School 2017: Rome, Paul and the Underground Church
Jun 19 - Jun 23

Mon, Jun 19 - Fri, Jun 23, 5:45—8:45pm

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