One hundred and sixty young men from the Class of 2015 graduated on Saturday, May 23, on the campus of St. Francis High School in La Cañada Flintridge, California. Fr. Harold Snider, OFM Cap., the Provincial of the Western American Province of the Capuchin Franciscan Order, represented his Excellency Bishop José Gómez, Archbishop of Los Angeles, at the graduation. Fr. Tony Marti, OFM Cap., the school President, Mr. Thomas Moran, the school Principal, and Mr. Mark Heydorff, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, also officiated at the sixty-sixth commencement ceremony of the local Catholic, college-preparatory institution.
Brothers, the words of our Lord in Matthew 16:24 remind us of the necessary steps to follow Jesus – denying ourselves and taking up our