Do You Want to Be Well?

by Franciscan Media on Nov 4, 2017 5:45:00 AM

It is interesting that our Lord asked the man if he wanted to be well. Wouldn’t it seem obvious...

We Do Not Have to Give Up Hope

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

Our world is one that is breaking from pain and sin in every direction we look, it seems. But we...

The Desire to Know God

by Franciscan Media on Nov 2, 2017 5:45:00 AM

When he created us, God placed inside us the desire to know him and to be united to him. Just as...

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 Return to Formal Prayer

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

I come back once more to formal prayer, to the doxology that traditionally concludes the prayers...

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...

God Is Not Fair

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

That God is not fair is actually one among many reasons for gratitude, albeit in a way...

Thank God, No Matter What

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

God knows best, and, while we’ll still hope for a favorable surprise, we can hardly do better...

Peter's Denial Is Twofold

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

In John’s Gospel, before Jesus predicts Peter’s denial, Peter says to him, “I will lay down my...

The Mystery of the Trinity

by Franciscan Media on Oct 8, 2017 5:45:00 AM

One of the gifts in my life for which I am most grateful is the way I was taught about the...