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Saint John XXIII: Beloved Pope with a Franciscan Heart

by Robert Ellsberg on 10/10/17 7:28 PM

On October 28, 1958, a new pope greeted the Church from the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s...

The Legacy of the Franciscans

by Robert Ellsberg on 10/5/17 7:00 AM

Robert Ellsberg discusses Franciscan Media and the Franciscan faith community.

 

When the...

The Legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi

by Robert Ellsberg on 9/25/17 7:00 AM

Robert Ellsberg, author of The Franciscan Saints, reads the chapter of his book devoted to...

Saint Joseph of Cupertino: Franciscan Mystic

by Robert Ellsberg on 9/18/17 8:00 AM

Saint Joseph was born to a poor family in the small Italian town of Cupertino. His early life...

Bernard of Quintavalle, First Companion of Saint Francis

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/30/17 7:00 AM

Bernard, one of the wealthiest young men of Assisi, became intrigued by reports about one of...

Dorothy Day and the Saints

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/28/17 7:00 AM

How would I describe the spirituality of Dorothy Day? It was inspired by the “Little Way” of...

First Encounter with Saint Francis

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/22/17 8:00 AM

Saint Francis exuded a spirit of freedom and joy. People wanted to be near him, to discover for...

Models of Mercy: Dorothy Day

by Robert Ellsberg on 7/15/16 3:00 AM
 
 

Dorothy Day has been called many things. After her death in 1980, David O’Brien, writing in ...