Browsing the October 2014 archive of NOTES FROM THE DESK OF....

October 18-19, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 10/20/14

Today is Mission Sunday. There will be a second collection for the foreign missions. Thank you, Bro. Phil, for sharing your 47 years of mission experience at the masses last weekend. You helped us all appreciate the sacrifices made by missionaries around the world. I hope we can all ... Read More »

October 11-12, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 10/13/14

Thank you for your generous response to our Time and Talent appeal last weekend. Thanks also to the Mens Club for providing the breakfast/brunch on Sunday morning. I hope you made some new friends while enjoying the delicious food. The Discipleship Commission will be sorting through the names of ... Read More »

October 4-5, 2014

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 10/06/14

Our turn to provide for the homeless through the South Oakland Shelter (SOS) will soon be upon us. Please take a moment to see what openings still need your help. The table is in the gathering room. As of this writing, I counted 47 lines looking for your name. ... Read More »

Sept 27-28

Posted by Father Bill Farris, OFM on 10/04/14

Franciscans around the world are looking forward to celebrating the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4th. This year the feast falls on a Saturday, and we will have a morning mass at 8:00am as part of our parish observance. I hope that many of you will ... Read More »