Friar Fest is a weekend celebration of faith where high school youth are lead by the Franciscan Friars of Renewal through prayer and instruction before the Blessed Sacrament, to have a personal encounter with Christ and grow in a deeper relationship of heart and mind with the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus Christ.  Thanks to the […]

Matt Maher | April 25

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, along with Ascension Catholic Church and Young Adult Ministries in the Diocese of Memphis are proud to welcome MATT MAHER. April 25th, 2015 7:00 PM (doors open at 6 PM) St. Francis of Assisi in Cordova. Make plans to join your friends and family for a night of great […]

On Ash Wednesday (of all days) I accidentally got into a friendly conversation about humility and #ashtag selfies.  And it got me thinking… The person was urging people to show some humility and NOT post a selfie of their ashes after Ash Wednesday mass.  I chimed in and shared the the United States Conference of […]

The Diocese of Memphis is working with a core group of young adults to form a ministry to newly married couples in their 20s and 30s. We are setting a course and talking with young couples to identify needs in the community and gather ideas about ways in which married couples can grow in their faith […]

Ash Wednesday is next week, and it seems like I’m talking to more and more people about what their plan is for the upcoming season. Lent is my favorite liturgical season. Crazy, I know, but there is no other time of the year when I am more motivated to examine my life as it stands […]

Mass Mob #2 Resurrection Catholic Church Invite a friend or five to join us Sunday, Feb 15! 10:30 AM Resurrection Catholic Church 5475 Newberry Ave Memphis, TN 38115 Pastor: Fr. Ben Bradshaw How do I Mass Mob (reminder)? Spread the word! Share this post on social media using #MemphisMassMob, and tell us you’re going. Invite […]

Most of us work at least a 40 hour week (often more) in some type of office environment.  For many of us, we spend the majority of the day in front of our computer in a cubical or office and in various meetings.  A few years ago, I felt a calling to get more in […]

If anyone reading this knows me, they know I am all about retreats! I love to plan them, attend them and staff them.  Retreats are just my thing. I  have encountered some beautiful spiritual growth, amazing people and have become a part of a huge, supportive and prayerful community.  However, many people have said that […]

Memphis Mass Mob #2 is coming – Feb 15. You decide where! A Mass Mob is a gathering of Catholics from all over the city, joining together as Church at one time at a beautiful, historic church. It is a way to enjoy the beauty and learn the history of our Faith in Memphis. It […]

If you’re like me…okay if you’re me…then you’re glued to your electronic devices all the time.  Unfortunately for me, I really have a hard time unplugging because it’s my job to be plugged-in. So what can I do to stay grounded in the middle of a (sometimes) stressful day or week? Well it turns our […]