Live Like Saint Francis

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 1/10/18 7:00 AM

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

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...