• Love is the whole point

    May 2018 · Uncategorized

    May is National Foster Care Month, so we're taking time to celebrate some special Saint Francis foster parents who have opened their hearts and their homes to children in need. Foster parents see every day the remarkable ways children respond to structure, security, and acceptance. They witness firsthand the transformative and life-affirming power of love in the lives of the children they serve. Saint Francis provides foster care in Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Texas. Nebraska foster parents Adam and BryAnna Brock are moved to foster in large part by their faith. Here is their story.


    ‘This is what we signed up for’

    May 2018 · Uncategorized

    May is National Foster Care Month, so we're taking time to celebrate some special Saint Francis foster parents who have opened their hearts and their homes to children in need. Foster parents see every day the remarkable ways children respond to structure, security, and acceptance. They witness firsthand the transformative and life-affirming power of love in the lives of the children they serve. The Ramirez family has seen it, and it has enriched their lives. Here's their story.


    Hi-Lites 2018 Spring

    April 2018 · Newsletters

    Years of Dedication, National Adoption Day, A Fresh Start, A Boy’s Life Changed, Hope Knows No Borders, Couple Expands Family, Development Council. Hi-Lites 2018 Spring edition is available for download.


    Let’s talk about autism

    April 2018 · Uncategorized

    If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you know someone with autism. Perhaps, that someone is a member of your own family. Since April is Autism Awareness Month, we thought we we’d take a moment to … well, raise awareness.


    Whatever you do, don’t look the other way

    April 2018 · Uncategorized

    Every April, we’re reminded that hundreds of thousands of children suffer abuse or neglect each year in the United States. The purpose of National Child Abuse Prevention Month is to raise awareness about the causes and conditions that contribute to an abusive relationship between caregivers and children. It’s also an opportunity to educate ourselves about how to identify and hopefully prevent abuse or neglect when we come across it.


    Today we wear blue

    April 2018 · Uncategorized

    You might be seeing lots of blue today as Saint Francis staff and many of our community friends and partners dress to raise awareness about child abuse prevention. This month marks the 35th anniversary of the first Child Abuse Prevention Month, and today is Wear Blue Day, just one of the ways we try to shed light on the many every day actions we can all take to help prevent child abuse.


    Love calls you by your name

    April 2018 · Uncategorized

    Easter Blessings! All Lent, we’ve been sharing weekly reflections by members of The Saint Francis Foundation’s Church Relations team. The Rev. Benjamin Thomas, Th.D., has written a few thoughts for today, The Feast of the Resurrection.


    Looking past token restrictions

    March 2018 · Uncategorized

    This Lent, we’re sharing a series of weekly reflections provided by members of The Saint Francis Foundation’s Church Relations team. The Rev. Benjamin Thomas, Th.D., has written a few thoughts for this Friday.