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Saint Francis and the Word of God

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 7/9/17 9:01 AM

God our Father we ask you to send your Holy Spirit into our midst and into our hearts,...

Follow in the Footprints of Jesus

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 1/26/16 2:00 AM
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The very first phrase in the Franciscan Rule reads,...

Another Way to Pray

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 10/8/15 11:39 AM

Some may find in our litanies a helpful source of prayer. Not only can we pray a litany straight...

The Psalms: Prayer In God's Own Words

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 7/29/15 9:30 PM

Some people seem to have an almost natural love for the Psalms. They find their sentiments,...

Love Your Enemies

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 7/14/15 9:09 PM

This blog is taken from the book The Gospels According to Saint Francis, by Hilarion Kistner,...

Praying the Psalms

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 6/18/15 12:59 PM

Anyone who prays the Psalms over a period of time is bound to have some favorites. As a...