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"Jesus proceeded on his journey up to Jerusalem. As he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples. He said, "Go into the village opposite you, and as you enter it you will find a colt tethered on which no one has ever sat. Untie it and bring it here."
This Week At St. Francis...
The St. Francis Fish Fry is happening right now. Come and join us!
Pontifical Good Friday Collection
Pope Francis has asked our parish to support the Pontifical Good Friday Collection, which helps Christians in the Holy Land. Your support helps the church minister in parishes, provide Catholic schools and offer religious education. The Pontifical Good Friday Collection also helps to preserve the sacred shrines. The wars, unrest and instability have been especially hard on Christians. In these times of crisis, the Pontifical Good Friday Collection provides humanitarian aid to refugees. When you contribute to the Pontifical Good Friday Collection, you become an instrument of peace and join with Catholics around the world in solidarity with the Church in the Holy Land. PLEASE BE GENEROUS! For more information about Christians in the Holy Land, visit www.myfranciscan.org/good-friday.
Spring Move Out/Cleaning Donation Drive
On Thursday, April 25th between 3 and 5, the Saint Vincent de Paul Society will be collecting items for their thrift store. We will be accepting household goods and clothing of all sizes. We will not be accepting furniture, old tvs, or computers. Students and resident parishioners, please bring your items to the parking lot of Saint Francis on that day. If you are unable to transport your items, you can text 765-760-0378 with your name and address by Wednesday, April 25th. We will have someone to drive around to pick up your items between 3-5 on Thursday April 25th if you are unable to bring them to the church. Thank you for your generosity!
"So those who had been sent went off and found everything just as he had told them. And as they were untying the colt, its owners said to them, "Why are you untying this colt?" They answered, "The Master has need of it."
If "Love covers all offenses" (Pr. 10:12), and love covers a multitude of sins (1 Pet 4:8), and Jesus willingly offered His life as a ransom for many (Mk 10:45), then the infinite love of Christ on the cross covers...
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"So they brought it (the colt) to Jesus, threw their cloaks over the colt, and helped Jesus to mount. As he rode along, the people were spreading their cloaks on the road;"
"They proclaimed: "Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord. Peace in heaven and glory in the highest. "Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, rebuke your disciples."
on Friday, April 12 at 4:30PM