A Friar on the Power of Hope

by Jeremy Harrington, OFM on 8/18/17 7:00 AM

The loss of hope is a terrible thing. It can be lethal. But for most of us, a deficiency of it...

Why This Mom Doesn’t Meditate

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 8/17/17 7:00 AM

Over the past few months, I have been trying to become more meditative. It was part of a...

Not Your Typical First Date

by Ruth Logan Herne on 8/16/17 7:00 AM

In addition to spiritual resources, Franciscan Media publishes inspirational Christian fiction....

The Assumption of Mary

by Edward Sri on 8/15/17 7:00 AM

What does Catholicism teach about the assumption of Mary? And why is this event contemplated in...

Saint Maximilian Kolbe: A Life of Heroic Love

by Guest Blogger on 8/14/17 7:00 AM

Pope John Paul II canonized Conventual Franciscan Father Maximilian Kolbe in Rome on October 10,...

Saint Clare of Assisi: A Little Plant or a Mighty Oak?

by Fr. Don Miller, OFM on 8/10/17 7:31 PM

East of the Piazza del Commune in Assisi, stands the Cathedral of San Rufino. Near the church...

Honoring Saint Clare of Assisi

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 8/10/17 7:00 AM

It was August 11, 1993. I had just taken lunch at St. Francis Friary, our Franciscan...

Through the Door of the Dead with Clare of Assisi

by Lisa M. Hendey on 8/9/17 7:00 AM

In addition to spiritual resources, Franciscan Media publishes inspirational Christian fiction....

Stop the Bullying

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 8/8/17 7:00 AM

In the past year, I have heard story after story—in the news, from friends and families and even...

The Power of Tradition and Sacred Scripture

by Guest Blogger on 8/7/17 7:00 AM

There are many non-binding disciplinary, liturgical (meaning ceremonial), and/or devotional...