What Gift Do You Offer Today?

by Franciscan Media on Jan 7, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Today we celebrate the Epiphany. The popular carol “We Three Kings” echoes in our heads and...

Where Does Our Star Lead?

by Franciscan Media on Jan 6, 2018 7:00:00 AM

This wonder-inspiring power of the night sky is the backdrop to the traditional picture of the...

God's Love Is for All People

by Franciscan Media on Jan 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As the Christmas season draws to a close, we reflect not so much on the birth of Jesus as on the...

Read God's Presence in His Creation

by Franciscan Media on Jan 4, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Pope Francis reminds us that creation—including the weather—is a gift to be celebrated, not...

Jesus Is Forever, Not Only for Christmas

by Franciscan Media on Jan 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Perhaps we’re a bit relieved that Christmas is over for another year. But perhaps we discover...

Peace Begins in Our Hearts

by Franciscan Media on Jan 2, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Peace begins in the heart and moves outward. If we’re not at peace within ourselves, conflict...

We Live in the World, Not in a Bubble

by Franciscan Media on Dec 28, 2017 5:45:00 AM

The Holy Family were refugees from a corrupt political situation and an unstable ruler. No...

The Quiet Promise of Christmas

by Franciscan Media on Dec 27, 2017 5:45:00 AM

The dark days of winter are a good time to consider our relationship to nature. While children...

The Promise of the Christ Child

by Franciscan Media on Dec 26, 2017 5:45:00 AM

At our own birth, the child of Christmas is born in us. He is our spiritual potential. But we...

Imagine the Manger Under the Stars

by Franciscan Media on Dec 25, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Christmas honors what is possible in this world: the birth of a creature who can transform the...