From Our December 2018 Newsletter

Our December Gathering

We will hold our monthly gathering on Sunday, December 9th at 1:00 pm and it will be our annual Christmas party. Please see page 2 of the newsletter for details.

If you are unable to fulfill your obligation to attend the monthly meeting, please call Pat Simon at 610-352-5390

“And we will be involved in the monthly meeting as an act of worship and a building of community.”

~ The Lay Franciscan Monthly Pledge

Prayer Petitions

Please contact Fran Urso at or 610-202-8965 if you would like to include a petition in the newsletter. A new list will be generated each month.

  • Ann Fuselli, OFS, repose of her soul and celebration of her life
  • Kathy Cerone as she begins her journey as a professed Secular Franciscan
  • A – Conversion of family
  • Patty – Acceptance of God’s will and prayers for family for loss of child
  • Mally – Hospice
  • Carol – Return to sacraments
  • Stella – Recover from recent loss
  • Betty – Health
  • Cloud – Redemption
  • Mary – Vertigo, baptism of grandchildren
  • Joselyn – Safe delivery of baby
  • Heather – Conceive, acceptance of
    God’s will
  • Mary and her friend – special intention
  • J – Recovery
  • C – Clarity and peace of mind
  • Mary P. – Healing from illness

St. Francis Inn Needs

  • Men’s & Women’s Underwear (especially men’s boxer shorts) — All Sizes
  • Men’s Shoes — All Sizes
  • Diapers – Sizes 4, 5, 6, & Toddler (3T-4T & 4T-5T)
  • Baby Formula
  • Powdered Milk
  • Spray Air Freshener or Deodorizer
  • Toiletries — All Sizes (large & small) & Types (soap, deodorant, shampoo, lotion, razors, shaving cream, toothpaste, and
    the like)
  • Prayers

Formation Information

Due to the December gathering being our Christmas party, we won’t be having ongoing formation. We’ll start back up in January.

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