Saint John XXIII: Beloved Pope with a Franciscan Heart

by Robert Ellsberg on 10/10/17 7:28 PM

On October 28, 1958, a new pope greeted the Church from the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s...

Franz Jägerstätter: Franciscan Spirit, Saintly Life

by Franciscan Media on 9/4/17 7:00 AM

Perhaps no other event in world history illustrates the depths of human cruelty quite like...

Bernard of Quintavalle, First Companion of Saint Francis

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/30/17 7:00 AM

Bernard, one of the wealthiest young men of Assisi, became intrigued by reports about one of...

Dorothy Day and the Saints

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/28/17 7:00 AM

How would I describe the spirituality of Dorothy Day? It was inspired by the “Little Way” of...

First Encounter with Saint Francis

by Robert Ellsberg on 8/22/17 8:00 AM

Saint Francis exuded a spirit of freedom and joy. People wanted to be near him, to discover for...