Reflections on the Stigmata of Saint Francis

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

I begin my reflections on the mystery of the stigmata (bodily marks resembling the wounds of the...

A Message from Pat McCloskey, OFM

by Pat McCloskey, OFM on 10/3/17 2:59 PM

Saint Francis of Assisi and the Animals

by John Feister on 9/26/17 7:00 AM

 

It's hard to separate Francis of Assisi and animals. Stories abound of how this great saint...

The Legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi

by Robert Ellsberg on 9/25/17 7:00 AM

Robert Ellsberg, author of The Franciscan Saints, reads the chapter of his book devoted to...

Your Field Guide to Flying Saints

by Kathleen M. Carroll on 9/18/17 7:00 AM

Today is the feast day of a saint best known for becoming so immersed in prayer that his feet...

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...

Milwaukee’s Franciscan ‘Peacemakers’

by Daniel Imwalle on 6/30/17 7:00 AM

Deacon Steve Przedpelski, OFS, tells the story of a woman we’ll call Rebecca (in the interest of...

The Peace Prayer of Saint Francis

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 6/26/17 12:17 PM

Though written in simple language, Saint Francis' Peace Prayer provides rich material for...

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...