40 Days of Lent: Contemplating God

by Marcellino D’Ambrosio on 2/21/18 12:00 AM

Since most of us are called to an active life, we assume that we are disqualified from...

Lent with Br. Casey: Restoring What Has Been Distorted

by Br. Casey Cole, OFM on 2/19/18 12:00 AM

Pleasure. A delicious meal,  a beautiful symphony at the theater,  a hot shower after a long day...

Lenten Recipe: Vegetable and Lentil Soup

by Guest Blogger on 2/17/18 12:00 AM

Our Lenten journey is underway! The church has been dressed in violet and our promises to God...

A Franciscan Stations of the Cross

by Franciscan Media on 2/16/18 2:01 PM

“Lent is a favorable season for deepening our spiritual lives through the means of fasting,...

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Discern

by Br. Casey Cole, OFM on 2/16/18 12:00 AM

“What are you going to do with your life?”

For many, there is no more important (or...

Lent: Let’s Get Back to Basics

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 2/15/18 12:00 AM

Returning to the Lord means moving away from many things that distract us. But how to do it?...

Lent: The Ultimate Transformation

by Erika Glover on 2/14/18 8:05 AM

When we were younger, our Lenten promises were often a candy fast, ice cream cleanse, or even a...

The Roots of Fat Tuesday, the Fruits of Lent

by Jim Van Vurst, OFM on 2/13/18 7:00 AM

Fat Tuesday, for many Catholics, is an exercise in excess. It's a day where many eat probably...

Friar Frank Jasper on the Impact of Franciscan Media

by Franciscan Media on 2/12/18 3:40 PM

Father Frank Jasper, OFM, talks about the many ways Franciscan Media helps spread the Gospel in...

Preparing for Lent with Friar Roger

by Roger Lopez, OFM on 2/9/18 7:00 AM

We might think that the hope of Lent has to do with our hope that we will get through it, that...