What Gift Do You Offer Today?

by Franciscan Media on Jan 7, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Today we celebrate the Epiphany. The popular carol “We Three Kings” echoes in our heads and...

Where Does Our Star Lead?

by Franciscan Media on Jan 6, 2018 7:00:00 AM

This wonder-inspiring power of the night sky is the backdrop to the traditional picture of the...

God's Love Is for All People

by Franciscan Media on Jan 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As the Christmas season draws to a close, we reflect not so much on the birth of Jesus as on the...

Read God's Presence in His Creation

by Franciscan Media on Jan 4, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Pope Francis reminds us that creation—including the weather—is a gift to be celebrated, not...

Jesus Is Forever, Not Only for Christmas

by Franciscan Media on Jan 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Perhaps we’re a bit relieved that Christmas is over for another year. But perhaps we discover...

Peace Begins in Our Hearts

by Franciscan Media on Jan 2, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Peace begins in the heart and moves outward. If we’re not at peace within ourselves, conflict...

A Prayer for Peace

by Franciscan Media on Jan 1, 2018 7:00:00 AM

“Mary gave a human face to the eternal Word, so that all of us can contemplate him.” —Pope...

We Cannot Earn Gifts

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

Pope Francis reminds us that God’s attitude toward us is far more one of mercy than of judgment....

We Live in the World, Not in a Bubble

by Franciscan Media on Dec 28, 2017 5:45:00 AM

The Holy Family were refugees from a corrupt political situation and an unstable ruler. No...

The Quiet Promise of Christmas

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

The dark days of winter are a good time to consider our relationship to nature. While children...