Family Fun Night is “a time to celebrate the winter basketball season with kids, coaches, family and friends,” says Parrish Ozias, program director at Friars Club and organizer of the event. This year’s event on March 6 included plenty of fun for all of them.
Fr. Tom “Grand-Slam” Speier’s love of baseball and the Cincinnati Reds was fostered at an early age. The joy of the game and thrill of catching a No-hitter is vividly remembered.
“In wearing the habit I’ve always felt the call to be true to its meaning, to live as brothers, and to seek an inward conversion that we outwardly signal by wearing the habit. ” Fr. Bill Farris
When I preach I stress love: Christ loved us; he died for us. Not only love, but we are ONE with Christ. Like St. Paul says, “It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me,” says Fr. Joe Ricchini, OFM.
As Lent approaches, Fr. Mark Soehner is reflecting on personal priorities. While U.S. friars look to form a national province, “In my own life, I am asking the question, ‘What needs restructuring?’” He suggests we develop goals that lead to renewal in this “spiritual springtime.”
Br. Ed Gura and the volunteers at St. Al’s in Detroit is thankful for the many caring people who help them feed and clothe needy people.