FRANCISCO-fact: What are the guidelines for going to church at St. Francis right now, and is it wrong to still be cautious?

Through conversations and observation, many of St. Francis’s parishioners are still concerned for their health and for the health of those they love. The question of protocols and guidelines are still in flux, but we are currently…

Altar Flower Donations

Please use the sign up below to donate altar flowers in the memory of someone you love or to celebrate a special occasion. Sponsors are expected to donate $75.00 for one of two arrangements each Sunday. If a date is not published in this schedule, it is either because flowers will not be displayed during certain seasons, or because there will be Easter or Christmas flowers adorning the Sanctuary.

Delivering Donated Dapper Diapers

Last week, Ginger Roll and Brice Eldridge delivered 38 cases of 120-180 baby diapers each to the Cornerstones Pantry in Reston. This donation of roughly 5,700 diapers was made possible by the generous support of Franciscans, who raised $1,400 during the Outreach Diaper Drive concluded in March. In addition, at least 1 family dropped offContinue reading “Delivering Donated Dapper Diapers”

St Francis/Creche – Christmas Cookies for Local Community Heros

The Creche teachers are organizing a joint effort to deliver nut-free Christmas cookies to the Tags will be created by children in the pods being taught privately by Creche teachers and will be attached to the boxes expressing thanks from both St. Francis and the Creche. Parents of Creche children and Franciscans will make theContinue reading “St Francis/Creche – Christmas Cookies for Local Community Heros”

Building new wells

In the Bible, wells are meeting places. And at a time of fear and uncertainty, the need to remain connected is even more important. Being in together in relationship is what will get us through this public health crisis. But when we are restricted from gathering together, where are our wells? Where are our meetingContinue reading “Building new wells”