From Our October 2019 Newsletter

Our October Gathering

Instead of the usual Sunday gathering, our next meeting is our annual Day of Recollection and will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR 2019 – St. Francis Renewal Center (St. Francis of Assisi Friary), 1901 Prior Rd, Wilmington, DE 19809. We will gather at 9:00 am and will conclude with Benediction at 2:30. Please remember to bring a brown bag lunch. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Father Francisco Arredondo, OFM Cap. will be our Celebrant and Retreat Master.  You will also need your Liturgy of the Hours as well as your Ritual book. See next page for full schedule.

Directions: Take I-95 S and I-495 S to US-13 S /Philadelphia Pike (Exit 5) in Claymont. Right onto Silverside Rd then right onto Prior Rd.

“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.

  • KL  – Family conversion and healing
  • TL – Spiritual healing. Dealing with illness
  • Bill  – Eye problems and surgery
  • Terry. – full recovery from fall
  • Bob. -Recovery from cancer
  • Connie  – Repose of soul
  • Susie. – Repose of soul
  • Vincent  – For a good job
  • Deborah  – For better health and job
  • Diane  – Healing from cancer
  • Carol  – mental health
  • Tom  – Osteoarthritis
  • Sandy -health
  • Carol Jo and Terry – return to full health
  • Mary – healing
  • Antoinette – Repose of soul
  • Young man with stomach cancer
  • Grandchildren to be baptized

St. Francis Inn Needs

  • Men’s & Women’s Underwear (especially men’s boxer shorts) — All Sizes
  • Men’s Shoes — All Sizes
  • Baby Formula
  • Powdered Milk
  • Oatmeal (not instant or “1 minute” please)
  • Spray Air Freshener or Deodorizer
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Paper Towels
  • Dish Towels
  • Prayers

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