A Church of the Streets

by Franciscan Media on Nov 30, 2017 5:45:00 AM

I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting, and dirty because it has been out on the streets,...

The Good News Is Joy

by Franciscan Media on Nov 1, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Joy is the gist of the Christian Good News. Yet, only if we open wide our senses will we be able...

A Call to Joy

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

Many poets are not poets for the same reason that many religious men are not saints: they never...

Saint Francis: An Instrument of Joy

by Franciscan Media on Oct 16, 2017 5:45:00 AM

To Francis everything in him and around him was a gift from his Father in Heaven. He expected...

Strive to Be a Joyful Christian

by Franciscan Media on Sep 30, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Like his namesake St. Francis, Pope Francis has made joy one of the hallmarks of his...

Making Fools of Ourselves

by Franciscan Media on Jul 18, 2017 5:45:00 AM

We long to be in touch with life, to touch and to be touched. Yet, we are also afraid of letting...

Thank God It's Friday!

by Franciscan Media on Jul 7, 2017 5:45:00 AM

We all long for happiness, but we might be settling for merely existing because we have grown...

The Joy of Living

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

Most people’s glorious gates of perception creak on rusty hinges. How much of the splendor...