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...

What's Not-So-Special about Franciscan Spirituality

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on 9/27/17 7:00 AM

Some of my Franciscan sisters and brothers will not like what I’m about to write here. And what...

Walking with Immigrants

by Father Victor Subb, GHM on 9/12/17 7:00 AM

At the close of the tobacco season in Tennessee last February, several migrant workers asked...

Bernard of Quintavalle, First Companion of Saint Francis

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/30/17 7:00 AM

Bernard, one of the wealthiest young men of Assisi, became intrigued by reports about one of...

Follower of Saint Francis: Franciscan Joy in the Desert

by Guest Blogger on 4/4/17 7:00 AM


The desert can be a dangerous and desolate place, but seven Franciscan Sisters of Christian...

Follower of Saint Francis: Father Larry Nickels, OFM

by Daniel Imwalle on 10/21/16 7:00 AM
 Image: Statues in winter. Marketa.

The daily average temperature in St. Louis during January is...

Follower of Saint Francis: Rick Riccioli, OFM Conv.

by Daniel Imwalle on 8/23/16 7:00 AM
Image: Visión de San Francisco de Asís, Francisco de Zurbarán.

"Be real! Action speaks...

Follower of Saint Francis: Sister Carmen Barsody, OSF

by Guest Blogger on 7/13/16 7:00 AM
Image: Erik Seidenglanz.

"Sometimes home is in the relationships we hold.” Sister Carmen Barsody,...