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...

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...

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...

Saint Clare of Assisi: A Little Plant or a Mighty Oak?

by Fr. Don Miller, OFM on 8/10/17 7:31 PM

East of the Piazza del Commune in Assisi, stands the Cathedral of San Rufino. Near the church...

Honoring Saint Clare of Assisi

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 8/10/17 7:00 AM

It was August 11, 1993. I had just taken lunch at St. Francis Friary, our Franciscan...

Where Saint Francis Walked

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 10/5/16 7:00 AM
Image: Chiesa Nuova, Assisi | Riccardo Cuppini.

Francis’ Birthplace

This small church in the form...

Finding Saint Francis and Saint Clare

by Christopher Heffron on 10/4/16 7:00 AM

The Swiss Air flight from Zurich to Rome is the last stretch on a journey that’s proven one...

Live Like Saint Francis

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 9/15/16 7:00 AM

His name was Saint Francis of Assisi, and he used to praise God the Artist in every one of God’s...