Morning Offering

by Franciscan Media on Nov 19, 2017 5:45:00 AM

When I wake up every morning, I say, “Lord, thank you for giving me another day. Please grant me...

The Sign of the Cross

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

What a wonderful habit it is to make the Sign of the Cross, to bring Christ to our minds and to...

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...

Opening Ourselves to God

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

I would like to emphasize the beauty of a simple contemplative prayer, accessible to all, great...

God, the Good Father

by Franciscan Media on Oct 19, 2017 5:45:00 AM

What would you think of a father who took his daughter’s scribbled picture, tore it up, and told...

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...

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...

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...

Pope Francis Reflects on the Rosary

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

Here I would like to emphasize the beauty of a simple contemplative prayer, accessible to all,...

Work as Prayer

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

While proofreading a manuscript, I better keep my mind on the text, not on God. If my mind is...