The Legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi

by Robert Ellsberg on 9/25/17 7:00 AM

Robert Ellsberg, author of The Franciscan Saints, reads the chapter of his book devoted to...

Father Stanley Rother: First American Martyr

by Fr. Don Miller, OFM on 9/22/17 8:00 PM

Many men and women have served the peoples of the United States and have been declared saints by...

A Visit to Padre Pio's Tomb

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 9/22/17 8:00 AM

In 2007, 14 pilgrims and I visited the tomb of Saint Padre Pio in San Giovanni Rotondo in...

Your First Rosary

by Franciscan Media on 9/20/17 7:00 AM

Your grandmother gave it to you for your First Communion. It came in a hinged box just like the...

A Franciscan Perspective on Immigration

by Guest Blogger on 9/19/17 8:00 AM

Put together more than 400 men, all with opinions. Even while bound by Catholic teaching, there...

Saint Joseph of Cupertino: Franciscan Mystic

by Robert Ellsberg on 9/18/17 8:00 AM

Saint Joseph was born to a poor family in the small Italian town of Cupertino. His early life...

Your Field Guide to Flying Saints

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 9/18/17 7:00 AM

Today is the feast day of a saint best known for becoming so immersed in prayer that his feet...

Saint Francis in Over-the-Rhine

by Christopher Heffron on 9/15/17 7:00 AM

In 2009’s Crazy Heart, Jeff Bridges won a well-deserved Oscar for playing Bad Blake, an aging...

The Beatitude Attitude

by Melanie Rigney on 9/14/17 7:00 AM

The Beatitudes. Doesn’t it just make you smile to say that out loud, to think of Jesus going up...

Meditations on Walking the Underground Railroad

by Paula D'Arcy on 9/13/17 7:00 AM

In 2008, when I cleared two weeks from my schedule in order to walk a section of the Underground...