The Boy Who Would Become Pope Francis

by Guest Blogger on 10/19/17 9:25 AM

“It’s something I am very grateful to him for, because work has been one of the things that did...

Saint Francis for Seekers

by Guest Blogger on 10/19/17 8:00 AM

Over 40 years ago, a gentle Franciscan high school teacher penned a seminal book about ...

The Paradox of Franciscan Spirituality

by Richard Rohr, OFM on 10/18/17 7:00 AM

 

Franciscan spirituality boldly puts a big exclamation point behind Jesus’s words that “The...

Holy Quotes from Pope Francis

by Guest Blogger on 10/14/17 8:00 AM

Pope Francis is a breath of fresh air. This is a man who, as we've seen, takes the time to visit...

Saint John XXIII: Beloved Pope with a Franciscan Heart

by Robert Ellsberg on 10/10/17 7:28 PM

On October 28, 1958, a new pope greeted the Church from the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s...

Reflections on the Stigmata of Saint Francis

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 10/10/17 7:00 AM

I begin my reflections on the mystery of the stigmata (bodily marks resembling the wounds of the...

Catholic Charities USA: Rebuilding After the Storms

by Guest Blogger on 10/9/17 7:41 AM

The most immediate challenge facing Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands in the wake of...

Pope Francis, Saint Francis, and Our Ecological Challenge

by Christopher Heffron on 10/6/17 7:00 AM

It’s no secret that we Americans have a dependency on our cars. In fact, the Sierra Club, one...

Where Was God? A Franciscan Response to the Las Vegas Shooting

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 10/5/17 9:21 AM

In the wake of the deadly attack in Las Vegas, a wide range of questions have emerged, such as:...

The Legacy of the Franciscans

by Robert Ellsberg on 10/5/17 7:00 AM

Robert Ellsberg discusses Franciscan Media and the Franciscan faith community.

 

When the...