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,...

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 ...

Intimacy with God

by Franciscan Media on Mar 11, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Intimacy could be described as our capacity for closeness and tenderness toward things. It is...

Change Your Heart

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

Every change of mind is first of all a change of heart, and if the heart does not change, new...

Great Love, Great Truth

by Franciscan Media on Nov 17, 2017 5:45:00 AM

God does not love us because we are good; God loves us because God is good. Nothing humans can...

Embracing the Negative

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

Saint Francis and Saint Clare made what most would call negative or disadvantage shimmer and...

Joy at the Heart of the Franciscan Alleluia

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

I believe the joy that is at the heart of the Franciscan alleluia proceeds from this inner...

The Hiding Place for God’s Spirit

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

Our outer world and its inner significance must come together for there to be any wholeness—and...

The Gospel Calls Us to Live Simply

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

When you agree to live simply, you can understand what Francis meant when he said, “A brother...