Friday, December 26, 2014

Fraternity Celebrates Christmas

Twenty seven fraternity members and guests celebrated Christmas dinner together Sumday, Dec. 21, at Swifty's Restaurant in Utica.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

70 & 65 Years of Profession

Anniversary cake
Members of St. Joseph Fraternity recently honored two long-time Secular Franciscans -- Joseph Schmitt, OFS, and Elizabeth (Betty) Frank, OFS, who this year celebrate the 70th anniversary and 65th anniversary, respectively, of their professions.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

200 Celebrate St. Joseph's Table

Rick Roberts
Rick Roberts
The celebration of St. Joseph's Feast Day -- first with mass and then song and refreshment at "St. Joseph's Table" -- "truly was a success," reports Rick Roberts, OFS, who helped organize the event. The celebration took place March 19, with mass at St. Joseph-St. Patrick Church on Columbia Street in Utica, followed by a procession to the parish center for St. Joseph's Table.

Friday, February 28, 2014

'St. Joseph's Table' Celebrates Feast Day

Stained glass image of St. Joseph
Secular Franciscans are coordinating St. Joseph-St. Patrick's Church's celebration of the Feast Day of St. Joseph the Husband of Mary, which takes place Wednesday, March 19 -- first with mass and then with song and refreshment at "St. Joseph's Table" in the parish center.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Roberta Mickey Receives Immaculata Award

Roberta Mickey
Roberta Mickey
Roberta Mickey, OFS, a member of St. Joseph Fraternity's formation team, received the Immaculata Award Dec. 8 from Bishop Robert J. Cunningham at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Syracuse.

The award recognizes “those who generously and unselfishly give of themselves to their parishes," the diocese announced.