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Brother Paul’s Corner

Dear Friends of Franciscan Charities,

Peace be with you.

I have a new podcast where I discuss important spiritual topics, such as mercy. I invite you to listen by clicking HERE.

May God continue to bless you and your family always.

Pax et bonum.

Brother Paul

 

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Ministry of Love shares Back-to-School Backpacks and Smiles!

On a very hot day in August, our long-time volunteer, Tess Lucanie, a rising junior at Mount Saint Dominic Academy, brought a group of classmates and friends to the soup kitchen to share their love [...]

By |September 8th, 2018|Categories: News, Volunteer Spotlight|0 Comments

Summer Literacy Success!

For over 10 years, Franciscan Charities has offered a weekly Literacy Program to the children of the soup kitchen for fun, learning, and reading activities throughout the year. During the summer, the program is open daily [...]

By |August 30th, 2018|Categories: News, Summer Program|0 Comments

Back to School Smiles

With the new school year quickly approaching, school supplies are on the minds of most parents. Purchasing supplies, however, can be a daunting task for families struggling to get by, but thanks to the National [...]

By |August 17th, 2018|Categories: Community Spotlight, News|0 Comments