Saint Francis' Prayer before the Crucifix

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 7/27/17 7:00 AM

"Most High glorious God, enlighten the darkness of my heart.

Give me right faith, sure hope...

Saints Martha and Mary: Jesus Loves Them Both

by Colleen C. Mitchell on 7/26/17 7:00 AM

Now as they went on their way, [Jesus] entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha...

Saint Francis: An Instrument of Peace

by Kyle Kramer on 7/25/17 7:00 AM

One of my all-time favorite songs is John Michael Talbot’s version of Saint Francis’ peace...

Spreading God’s Love

by Melissa Overmyer on 7/24/17 7:00 AM

Early in the spring, when the sun first begins to warm the Earth, the sweet smelling fir trees...

Strong in Faith: Saint Mary Magdalene

by Franciscan Media on 7/22/17 7:00 AM

Many Catholics mistakenly link Mary Magdalene with the “sinful woman” who washed Jesus’ feet...

Richard Rohr on the Legacy of Thomas Merton

by Richard Rohr, OFM on 7/21/17 7:00 AM

I only saw Thomas Merton once. He walked in front of my family and me when we were visiting the...

The Origins of the Rosary

by Edward Sri on 7/20/17 7:00 AM

According to one tradition, the rosary’s defining moment came during an apparition of Mary to...

Letting Go and Shedding Layers of Myself

by Paula D'Arcy on 7/19/17 7:00 AM

On a trip from the United States to Innsbruck, Austria, an ordinary experience exposed one of my...

Saving Our Battered Earth

by Christopher Heffron on 7/18/17 7:00 AM

There is a line in the encyclical “Laudato Si’” that is as bold as the man who wrote it: “A...

On a Wing and a Prayer

by Melissa Overmyer on 7/17/17 7:00 AM

What you are about to read is scientifically inexplicable. Try as they may, no one can figure it...