The pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, the Rev. Ken Laverone, offers communion to a parishioner during a noon mass in the church chapel on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. A transition is underway in which Franciscan priests will no longer be pastors at what has long been one of the most diverse and well-attended Roman Catholic churches in the Sacramento diocese. The order simply does not have enough priests to go around.
The pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, the Rev. Ken Laverone, offers communion to a parishioner during a noon mass in the church chapel on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. A transition is underway in which Franciscan priests will no longer be pastors at what has long been one of the most diverse and well-attended Roman Catholic churches in the Sacramento diocese. The order simply does not have enough priests to go around. rpench@sacbee.com Randy Pench
The pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, the Rev. Ken Laverone, offers communion to a parishioner during a noon mass in the church chapel on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 in Sacramento, Calif. A transition is underway in which Franciscan priests will no longer be pastors at what has long been one of the most diverse and well-attended Roman Catholic churches in the Sacramento diocese. The order simply does not have enough priests to go around. rpench@sacbee.com Randy Pench

Franciscan priests leaving St. Francis church in midtown Sacramento

May 31, 2016 01:00 PM

UPDATED June 01, 2016 07:47 AM

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