FRANCISCAN SPIRIT — Members of the Friends of Saint Francis Organization will host their annual dinner party on March 30 at the St. John Paul II-Mt. Carmel Parish Center in Bayonne at 6 p.m. Through volunteer initiative and service, the organization aids charitable causes, locally and for the community at-large. In photo members Gen Macon, Jeannette and Sal Tagliareni presented a donation for the food pantry to Rev. Sergio Nadres, Pastor and Maryann Angrosina, Secretary at St. Vincent de Paul Parish. The organization’s March event, ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame’ will benefit the Felician School for Exceptional Children, Felician Sisters Mission, Ocean of Love Pediatric Cancer Family Programs, the Bayonne Soup Kitchens at the Parishes of Bl. Miriam Teresa, St. Vincent, Trinity, and the St. Henry Prayer Shawl Ministry. A hot buffet, dessert, refreshments, entertainment, and prizes will be featured. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for youth. For reservations contact Cindy at (201) 467-7982 or Evelyn at (201) 823-2893.