San Damiano Fraternity

The Franciscan Way from Gospel To Life

                                         

 

FRATERNITY APOSTOLATES

 

Liturgical Services for Parish and other Fraternities-

  • Christmas Service
  • Transitus of St. Claire

Monthly stipends to -

  • Franciscan Family Apostolate for family in India
  • St. Anthony Shelter, Bronx (Deacon John Baffa)
  • A local family in need

Clothing Donations to -

  • Putnam Community Action Program-Back to School Supplies
  • St. Christopher's Inn, Graymoor, at Christmas
  • Westchester Community Dinner, St. Mary's Katonah, Clothing at Christmas

Food to -

  • Cook meals for Gray Friars several times a year
  • Collect food for Sisters of Life, Gray Friars
  • Thanksgiving Dinner for the Homebound (collect, cook and deliver)
  • Serve a Dinner for the Poor, St. John's in Manhattan

Contributions to -

  • Collect unused religious article and distribute to missions, prisons, etc.
  • Collect Christmas cards for prisoners to send to their families
  • Gifts of prayer books and Rosaries to RCIA at Easter

Service to Parish as requested -

  • Contribute to and work at parish celebrations
  • Blessing of Animals
  • Winter Shelter
  • Corpus Christi

For Members -

  • Monthly Prayer List
  • Day of Community
  • Family Picnic

Our Fraternity Introduced to St. Lawrence O'Toole -

  • First Friday Holy Hours
  • Midnight Run
  • Teen Club Easter Baskets
 

Meetings


Third Wednesday of the month, 7pm - 9pm

Contact


Fraternity Minister Antoinette Akanewich:
845-278-4481

Vice Minister Judy Bruen:
845-279-3465

Formation Director Kathy Del Bono:
845-279-7260

Secretary Barbara Christesen: 
914-232-4659

Treasurer Vito Porpora:
914-523-1116