Like-Minded: Saint Francis and Pope Francis

by Br. Casey Cole, OFM on 5/18/18 12:00 AM

How are Saint Francis of Assisi and Pope Francis linked? Friar Casey Cole explains that Pope...

Saint Francis of Assisi: Peacemaker

by Murray Bodo, OFM on 5/3/18 7:06 PM

Being a peacemaker can be thankless—even dangerous. That’s why people still admire Saint...

The Peace Prayer of Saint Francis

by Jack Wintz, OFM on 4/20/18 7:00 AM

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

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...

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...