Sharing Ourselves This Christmas

by Guest Blogger on 12/22/17 7:00 AM

Every morning before I start to work, I read “the next paragraph” in my Bible at work. On...

Advent with Mother Teresa: O Root of Jesse

by Heidi Hess Saxton on 12/13/17 8:13 AM

O root of Jesse's stem, sign of God's love for all his people: come to save us without delay!


Friar Pat on the Peace of Christmas

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 12/12/17 1:29 PM

Why is peace so important during Advent and Christmas? How can we spread peace in our homes and...

Advent with Mary

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 12/7/17 7:00 AM

My mother, mother of seven, had inherited from her own mother (of 10) a beautiful statue of...

And a Child Shall Lead Us: An Advent Meditation

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 12/4/17 5:00 AM

“Mom, can you play video games with me?” There it was. That ever-dreaded question I hear all too...

10 Advent Activities for Families

by Susan Hines-Brigger on 12/3/17 5:00 AM

Advent is a funny season for families. The Catholic Church tells us, “When the Church celebrates...

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...

Advent Reflection, Week 4

by Guest Blogger on 12/23/16 6:30 PM

A Mary Christmas: The Adoration of the Magi

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 12/21/16 3:00 PM

In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East...

Advent Reflection, Week 3

by Guest Blogger on 12/16/16 6:30 PM