A Prayer of Love

by Franciscan Media on Mar 22, 2018 5:30:00 AM

God of community and love,there are many times whenwe are too quick to abandon Christon the...

A Redeeming God

by Franciscan Media on Mar 21, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Think of the Gospel story of Jesus and Lazarus. Jesus treats him exactly the same way that God,...

God's Little Gifts

by Franciscan Media on Mar 20, 2018 5:30:00 AM

There is no closer bond than the one which gratefulness celebrates: the bond between giver and...

Saint Francis and His Band of Brothers

by Franciscan Media on Mar 19, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Francis was aware that they were a strange, perhaps frightening sight—twelve unkempt beggars...

Following Christ

by Franciscan Media on Mar 18, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Like the two criminals on either side of Jesus, our choice is between what we want and what is...

A Prayer from Pope Francis

by Franciscan Media on Mar 17, 2018 5:30:00 AM

O almighty and merciful God,Lord of the universe and of history.All that You have created is good

Live Simply, Simply Live

by Franciscan Media on Mar 16, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Living in the second half of life, I no longer have to prove that I or my group is the best,...

Wounded and Forgiven

by Franciscan Media on Mar 15, 2018 5:30:00 AM

The world contains only one thing that is truly novel: forgiveness. And this is the message of...

Saint Catherine’s Tree

by Franciscan Media on Mar 14, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Saint Catherine of Siena pictured the spiritual life as a large tree:The trunk of the tree is ...

Held in God’s Love

by Franciscan Media on Mar 13, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Set aside your formal prayers today and bring before God the deepest desires and fears that you...