Where Do We See Jesus?

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

We might find it easier to imagine the first coming of Jesus as an infant at Nazareth than his...

Say Yes Even in the Midst of Darkness

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

In Matthew’s version of the annunciation story, in this case telling Joseph that the events in...

Holiness in Our Daily Lives

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

Advent remind us that Jesus was born into a human family. It was important that he took on our...

Joy Is the Essence of the Christmas Message

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

If anything marks the Christmas season in the words of Pope Francis, it’s simplicity, smallness,...

God Reaches Out to Us through Others

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

The image of Jesus as the Good Shepherd is familiar to most Christians. We can imagine what it...

Hope and Heroism

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

The prophet Isaiah wrote at a time when violence and war were the order of the day. The people...

Look for a Joyful Peace

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

Have you ever been surrounded by a whirlwind of activity, perhaps in the midst of family and...

The Tiniest Miracles in God's Creation

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

Christmas can become a celebration of artifice and manufactured wonders. From the dangling...

Make Room for God

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

Those who hope in the Lord “will run and not grow weary.” We might have trouble believing these...

God Holds Our World in His Hands

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

Pope Francis reminds us that the hallmark of a Christian should be joy and peace, even in the...