National Catholic Reporter Honors Late Catholic Writer Brian Doyle

by Guest Blogger on 11/29/17 7:00 AM

[This article originally appeared in the October 6-19, 2017 issue of the National Catholic...

Franciscan Corner: Where the Friars Meet the People

by John Feister on 11/28/17 7:00 AM

In the mid-1800s, Bishop Purcell recruited Franciscans from the Tyrol region of Austria to come...

A Simple Thanksgiving Prayer

by Franciscan Media on 11/23/17 8:00 AM


Daily Advent Messages of Peace

by Kelly Sundberg on 11/22/17 2:51 PM

As Advent approaches, the staff at Franciscan Media has been thinking about the peace and joy we...

Thanksgiving: A Feast of Gratitude

by Kathy Coffey on 11/22/17 7:00 AM

Often when asked to name a special family time, people’s responses cluster around meals:...

Don’t Let Family Struggles Get You Down This Thanksgiving

by Guest Blogger on 11/21/17 7:00 AM

Starting at the end of October, we are often inundated with images of happy, harmonious families...

The Simple, Sublime Faith of Solanus Casey

by John Feister on 11/18/17 7:00 AM

Why did they follow him? Why did they line up by the hundreds on a Detroit sidewalk or in New...

5 Catholic Books on Gratitude and Thankfulness

by Kelly Sundberg on 11/17/17 7:00 AM

We've got plenty to be thankful for! For Catholics, gratitude is more than a way to boost...

Making Thanksgiving a Spiritual Meal

by Guest Blogger on 11/16/17 10:38 AM

Our existence at its most elemental dimension depends on food.

Once when we asked my little...

The Importance of Saying Thanks

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 11/15/17 7:00 AM

When my daughter, Madison, was beginning to talk, my husband, Mark, and I found ourselves...