Pastor’s Notes

“I will not leave you orphans. I’ll come to You”  The fear of being orphaned haunts we human beings from birth.  The ultimate abandonment terrifies us especially before we have the ability to take care of ourselves.  And it eventually finds us when our…

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Join the Franciscan Friars and staff and St. Mary’s Basilica in Phoenix, Arizona as we celebrate the Sixth Sunday of Easter on Sunday, May 17, 2020. The live video feed begins at 9:00 AM on Facebook. Date: Sunday, May 17, 2020Time: 9:00 AMLocation: Facebook – Live…

Pastor’s Notes

“Troubled hearts” Thomas and Philip figure prominent in this weekend’s Scriptures.   Both have troubled hearts and bring them to Jesus.  To troubled hearts of any generation, we Christians have something to say.  We live in troubled times.  After more than eight weeks of troubled…