The Prayers of Padre Pio

by Franciscan Media on Sep 23, 2017 5:45:00 AM

There can be no doubt that Padre Pio dedicated his life to prayer and suffering. Every breath he...

A Glimmer of Light Within Darkness

by Franciscan Media on Sep 22, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Always bear in mind as a safe general rule that while God tries us by his crosses and...

As It Was in the Beginning

by Franciscan Media on Aug 20, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Exactly one hour later, to the exact second that you slid into sleep, your father comes up...

Instruments of Peace

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

How can we become instruments of peace? Fear, anger, bluster, or revenge do not overcome...

Finding God in His Creation

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

While both Clare and Francis left the world to pursue God insofar as they abandoned their...

Knowing My Worth

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

Edith Stein believed that before we can carry out our specific roles and fulfill our...

Looking for the Lord

by Franciscan Media on Jul 22, 2017 5:45:00 AM

“Why are you weeping?” the angels ask her as she leans into the tomb. Mary Magdalene is not...

Organic Simplicity and Communion with Christ

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

In the host of saints of the Catholic Church, there has never been one so connected to the...

A Pilgrim Prays by Walking

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

That is very simply what a pilgrim does: walk. And it is the way the pilgrim prays, with his or...

God’s Life-Giving Water Brought You Here

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

The eleventh degree of humility in the Rule of Benedict treats a situation like this quite...