Saint Francis' Prayer before the Crucifix

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 7/27/17 7:00 AM

"Most High glorious God, enlighten the darkness of my heart.

Give me right faith, sure hope...

Mother Teresa and Francis of Assisi: Two Saints, One Spirit

by Guest Blogger on 7/16/17 7:00 AM

Every day after Holy Communion, Mother Teresa and her community would say the Peace Prayer of...

Saint Francis and the Word of God

by Hilarion Kistner, OFM on 7/9/17 9:01 AM

God our Father we ask you to send your Holy Spirit into our midst and into our hearts,...

Richard Rohr on Saint Francis and Saint Paul

by Mark Lombard on 6/4/17 7:27 AM

Saint Francis of Assisi was a right-brain thinker, drawing on intuitions and emotional...

Saint Francis and Pope Francis: Our Environmental Teachers

by Jeremy Harrington, OFM on 4/24/17 7:00 AM

I’ve read several reviews of Mariel Hemingway’s memoir, Out Came the Sun: Overcoming the Legacy...

Why Saint Francis Belongs on the Birdbath

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 4/21/17 7:00 AM

Since his death, Saint Francis of Assisi has been the subject of some of the world’s most...

Caring for Creation: Saint Francis, the Patron Saint of Ecology

by Guest Blogger on 4/18/17 7:00 AM

I believe that Saint Francis is the example par excellence of care for the vulnerable and of an...

Follower of Saint Francis: Sister Rose Jochmann, OSF

by Daniel Imwalle on 3/7/17 7:00 AM

When Brother Sun shines on the  Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross motherhouse in Green...

A Ministry of Comfort: A Follower of Saint Francis Story

by Guest Blogger on 2/10/17 7:00 AM

A member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia since 1960, Sister Margaret Xavier...

Farming in the Spirit of Saint Francis

by Guest Blogger on 1/11/17 7:00 AM

Shout with joy to the Lord, all the earth; break into song; sing praise” (Ps 98:4). If carrots,...