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Followers of Saint Francis: Making Right with God and Nature

by Daniel Imwalle on 4/20/17 7:00 AM

 The rugged beauty of the windswept Maine coastline instilled a keen sense of care for creation...

Follower of Saint Francis: Sister Rose Jochmann, OSF

by Daniel Imwalle on 3/7/17 7:00 AM

When Brother Sun shines on the  Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross motherhouse in Green...

Making Room at the Inn This Christmas

by Daniel Imwalle on 12/24/16 7:00 AM


With all the joy and celebration that accompany Christmas, it’s easy to forget that the first...

A Franciscan for 50 Years

by Daniel Imwalle on 12/16/16 7:00 AM

"No one seemed to smile as much as the Franciscans,” says Sister Mary Lou Carlson, OSF, when she...

A Franciscan Call for Justice

by Daniel Imwalle on 11/18/16 7:00 AM

When you see the job title of animator, do you first think of creating characters for a Pixar...

Follower of Saint Francis: Father Larry Nickels, OFM

by Daniel Imwalle on 10/21/16 7:00 AM
 Image: Statues in winter. Marketa.

The daily average temperature in St. Louis during January is...

Follower of Saint Francis: Rick Riccioli, OFM Conv.

by Daniel Imwalle on 8/23/16 7:00 AM
Image: Visión de San Francisco de Asís, Francisco de Zurbarán.

"Be real! Action speaks...

Follower of Saint Francis: Denis Grady, OFS

by Daniel Imwalle on 6/30/16 7:00 AM
Image: Dick Vos.

"When the Gospel became clear to me, I needed to express my faith with songs,”...

Follower of Saint Francis: Father Christian Reuter, OFM

by Daniel Imwalle on 5/31/16 7:00 AM
Image: Prison museum in Ankara, Turkey.

As Catholics, we are challenged by our faith to look into...

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: 'One of Us'

by Daniel Imwalle on 5/3/16 7:00 AM

A hardworking, intelligent, and culturally savvy young woman made a monumental choice in...