A Closer Look at Heaven

by Jim Van Vurst, OFM on 8/4/17 7:00 AM

Our earthbound language is very limited when it comes to describing heaven. But the old romantic...

Read the Bible Like Never Before

by Guest Blogger on 8/3/17 7:00 AM

In our travels and interactions, we often hear that the Bible, the Catholic Church, and Catholic...

A Pilgrim in the Holy Land

by Davis Bunn on 8/2/17 7:00 AM

In addition to spiritual resources, Franciscan Media publishes inspirational Christian fiction....

Midlife Meditations

by Guest Blogger on 8/1/17 7:00 AM

Growing older seems effortless, I discover, as I suddenly realize that my birthday is only weeks...

The Top 10 Most Influential Catholics

by Christopher M. Bellitto, PhD on 7/31/17 7:00 AM

In celebration of their holiness, virtue, and influence, here is a Top Ten list of saints who...

Martha's Works and Mary's Faith

by Mark P. Shea on 7/29/17 7:00 AM

Lots of ordinary Catholics feel guilty stepping out of the rat race to pray. They often feel as...

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...