Parish Mission
Religious Ed

Br. Michael (M.J.) Groark

"From Drug Addiction to Franciscan Friar"



May 8, 2017 - Br. Groark tells his incredible story of conversion from the depths of drug addition to becoming a Franciscan Friar. His story is one of witness of our Lord's Mercy, the power of prayer, and the role a strong family can play in the salvation of its children. His message of hope, mercy, and vocational calling is truly inspiring.  The links below further expand on the story of his continuing journey.


Called: The Postulant

Called: The Friar


A Franciscan Call to Conversion

"To Walk Humbly With God"






October 19, 2016 - Franciscan Father Ed Shea's reflection on one of the most merciful stories in the Bible, the story of the Good Samaritan.
Father Ed Shea will invite us to take a new look at this familiar story and maybe ask ourselves some new questions.


Catholic Man Night

"Behold, I Make All Things New"


April 8, 2016 - Presentation of "God's Chisel" by members of the Teen Youth Group,

and Fr. Dennis' address to the men.



"Rediscover Jesus in the Year of Mercy"


February 21, 2016 - Fr. Dennis Spies


February 22, 2016 - Seminarian Intern James Malik


February 23, 2016 - Fr. Dennis Spies



Fr. Dennis' address to First Communicants and their families on the meaning and importance of the Holy Eucharist in our lives.

January 14, 2016