November 14, 2018

Children of all ages, young and young at heart are invited to have Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Episcopal Church on Saturday, December 8th from 8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Cla...

September 13, 2018

We’re introducing a new logo for St. Francis Episcopal Church, including new colors and fonts. You’ll see our new logo on printed materials like business cards, letterhead, bulletins and brochures, an...

September 7, 2017



By Tom Peterson

©2001 by Thomas H. Peterson

In past treatises, we’ve reflected much upon the saintly actions of humans called by the Almighty to His service. This month,...

August 2, 2017

©2002 By Thomas H. Peterson
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We Americans (even the poorest of us) are extremely wealthy by Biblical standards.  So even though I am not wealthy by American standards, I always shudd...

July 27, 2017

On Saturday July 15, over 30 St. Francis volunteers gathered in the morning to help distribute food from the San Antonio Food Bank. After all was tallied, some 114 families were given fresh vegetables...

July 12, 2017


By Tom Peterson

©2001, 2017 by Thomas H. Peterson

Readers of this column may remember my assertion in the very first of these essays that the Apostle Thomas was the victim of a bad press...

June 8, 2017

Unless you have read extensively in Christian literature or are an ace at the Greek language, you may not have gotten the pun above.  Paraclete is the Greek word for comforter and was used in the Gree...

March 23, 2017


By Tom Peterson

©2000 by Thomas H. Peterson 

                In April, our liturgical calendar remembers St. Mark, who is generally believed to be the author of the earliest Synoptic Gos...

March 2, 2017

From March 2000

musings on the church calendar from one who seldom doubts

When you hear the names John and Charles Wesley, you immediately think of the Methodist Church, do you not?  Would you be surpri...