Brother Lawrence is now in his seventh year of service at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish as our Business Manager. He is a member of the Brothers of Saint Joseph the Worker, a religious community of men who minister with Diocesan priests in various parishes and Diocesan institutions. He was the Business Manager at Saint Columbkille Parish in Parma for 17 years prior to coming to Saint Francis. He also served for 11 years in the Diocesan Property/Casualty Insurance Office. Other parish assignments in our Diocese included Saint Margaret Mary Parish, South Euclid; the Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist, downtown Cleveland; and Saint Timothy Parish, Garfield Heights. He has lived religious life as a Brother now for over 41 years.