Give God the Glory

by Franciscan Media on Oct 13, 2017 5:45:00 AM

We have no right to glory in ourselves because of any extraordinary gifts, since these do not...

Your First Rosary

by Franciscan Media on Sep 3, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Exactly one hour later, to the exact second that you slid into sleep, your father comes up to...

Black and Catholic

by Franciscan Media on Aug 29, 2017 5:45:00 AM

“What does it mean to be black and Catholic? It means that I come to my church fully...

Because It's Hard

by Franciscan Media on Aug 14, 2017 5:45:00 AM

I was in a monastery the other day and got to talking to a monk who, when I asked him why...

Finding God in His Creation

by Franciscan Media on Aug 11, 2017 5:45:00 AM

While both Clare and Francis left the world to pursue God insofar as they abandoned their...

Joy at the Heart of the Franciscan Alleluia

by Franciscan Media on Jul 15, 2017 5:45:00 AM

I believe the joy that is at the heart of the Franciscan alleluia proceeds from this inner...

A Pilgrim Prays by Walking

by Franciscan Media on Jul 13, 2017 5:45:00 AM

That is very simply what a pilgrim does: walk. And it is the way the pilgrim prays, with his or...

The Hiding Place for God’s Spirit

by Franciscan Media on Jul 12, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Our outer world and its inner significance must come together for there to be any wholeness—and...

The Gospel Calls Us to Live Simply

by Franciscan Media on Jul 10, 2017 5:45:00 AM

When you agree to live simply, you can understand what Francis meant when he said, “A brother...

The Wall within Our Own Hearts

by Franciscan Media on Jul 9, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Always, it seems, there is the “enemy” beyond the walls, which may be of our own making, who...