What Is Truth? A Reflection on Planet Earth

by Kyle Kramer on 8/29/17 7:00 AM

Those chilling and cynical words from Pontius Pilate at Jesus’ trial have new relevance today....

Dorothy Day and the Saints

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/28/17 7:00 AM

How would I describe the spirituality of Dorothy Day? It was inspired by the “Little Way” of...

Top Catholic Magazines

by Franciscan Media on 8/25/17 8:10 AM

Founded in 1911, the Catholic Press Association (CPA) of the United States and Canada, according...

The Third Order of Saint Francis: A Note

by Franciscan Media on 8/24/17 7:00 AM

When I was perhaps ten years old my mother and father, devout Catholics who sought a deeper and...

Aging or Maturing? Faith in Transition

by Guest Blogger on 8/23/17 7:00 AM

It's amazing how little I retained from my parochial school experience. I remember random things...

First Encounter with Saint Francis

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/22/17 8:00 AM

Saint Francis exuded a spirit of freedom and joy. People wanted to be near him, to discover for...

The Holy Humility of Saint Francis

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 8/21/17 7:00 AM

And behold, he [a companion of Saint Francis] went into ecstasy and saw among the many thrones...

Why This Mom Doesn’t Meditate

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 8/17/17 7:00 AM

Over the past few months, I have been trying to become more meditative. It was part of a...

Not Your Typical First Date

by Ruth Logan Herne on 8/16/17 7:00 AM

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

The Assumption of Mary

by Edward Sri on 8/15/17 7:00 AM

What does Catholicism teach about the assumption of Mary? And why is this event contemplated in...