Advent Day 16: The Gift of Patience

Advent Day 15: Rejoice in Goodness

Advent Day 14: Everything We Want

Advent Day 13: Love Is Always Greater than Things

Advent Day 12: Life Is Too Short

Faith and Family: What Should We Do?

Advent Day 11: Nothing Lasts Forever

Advent Day 10: The Beauty of Simplicity

Advent Day 9: The Work of Our Hands

Christmas Gift Guide: Catholic Books for Children

Christmas Gift Guide: Catholic Books for Teens

Christmas Gift Guide: Books for Future Priests and Aspiring Saints

Advent Day 8: Simplify

Advent Day 7: A DIY Christmas?

Advent Day 6: Hear the Word of God

Advent Day 5: Check Your Foundation

Faith and Family: The Coming of Christ

Advent Day 4: Glorious Abundance for the Senses

Advent Day 3: Don't Forget to Breathe

Advent Day 2: Our Busy Lives

Advent Day 1: The Waiting Time

Advent with Mary

Pathways of Prayer

Homily Helps: Coming of the Son of Man

Family Faith in Action: Be Prepared

A Friar on the Power of Hope

God Is a Remedy for Our Sins

Be Thankful Beyond Thanksgiving

Notes from a Friar: A Spirit of Gratitude

Family Faith in Action: Christ Is King

Facing Grief During the Holidays

Don’t Let Family Struggles Get You Down On Thanksgiving

The Saints Are Our Friends

Homily Helps: Be Prepared

Family Faith in Action: Dealing with Life's Trials

Why We Pray the Rosary

The Easiest Prayer Ever

We Reflect the Love of Christ

Homily Helps: The Poor Widow

Family Faith in Action: Small Acts of Greatness

Trusting the River

Notes from a Friar: The Mysterious Workings of Grace

Box of Joy Brings Christmas to Impoverished Kids

Tips for Improving Your Prayer Life

Three Questions to Keep Your Kingdom-Building Family Focused

Mother Teresa on the Importance of Family

Interconnection of Opposites

Family Faith in Action: The Greatest Commandment

Your (Imperfect) Holy Family

Who's Your Neighbor?

Notes from a Friar: Letting God Love Us

Sisterhood of Saints: Thérèse of Lisieux

Sisterhood of Saints: Hildegard of Bingen

Sisterhood of Saints: Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

Homily Helps: The Eyes of Faith

Sisterhood of Saints: Kateri Tekakwitha

Sisterhood of Saints: Joan of Arc

Family Faith in Action: Helping Others

Sisterhood of Saints: Catherine of Siena

Sisterhood of Saints: Bernadette Soubirous

Sisterhood of Saints: Katharine Drexel

Sisterhood of Saints: Clare of Assisi

Sisterhood of Saints: Maria Goretti

Homily Helps: Leadership and Service

Sisterhood of Saints: Josephine Bakhita

Sisterhood of Saints: Frances Xavier Cabrini

Family Faith in Action: The True Meaning of Leadership

Sisterhood of Saints: Margaret of Scotland

Sisterhood of Saints: Elizabeth Ann Seton

Oscar Romero’s Legacy

Saint Teresa of Avila on Prayer

Homily Helps: Wealth and the Kingdom of God

Angels Watching Over Me

Finding Saints Francis and Clare

Family Faith in Action | October 14

Will I See My Pet in Heaven?

Saint Francis’ Message: God’s House Is All of Creation

My Friend, Oscar Romero

Saint Francis: A Holy Life

The Wisdom of Saint Francis

Family Faith in Action | October 7

Live the Gospel: A Message from Saint Francis

Lessons from Saint Francis

Celebrating October’s Saints

Reflecting on Death with Francis of Assisi

How Can We Live a Fulfilling Life?

Saint Francis and the Marrow of the Gospel

7 Easy Tips for Personal Prayer

Family Faith in Action | September 30

Oscar Romero: Journey to Sainthood

A Franciscan Reflection on the Virgin Mary

Homily Helps: Discipleship Means Serving Others

Ask a Franciscan: Is Every Encyclical Infallible?

Family Faith in Action | September 23

Strive for Love: A Message from Pope Francis

A Franciscan Perspective on Gender Equality

Homily Helps: Jesus on the Meaning of Discipleship

Ask a Franciscan: How Did Evil Begin?

Family Faith in Action | September 16

Believe in Love: A Message from Pope Francis

Hey, Mom and Dad...Slow Down!

Family, Redefined

Saint Francis and Lady Poverty

Homily Helps: The Reality of Jesus

Models of Faith: Mother Teresa

Ask a Franciscan: ‘I am Consumed with Guilt and Sorrow’

Saint Francis Meets the Leper

Holy Quotes from Mother Teresa

Loving When It’s Not Easy

The Our Father: Our Environmental Teacher

The Sex-Abuse Crisis: How Do We Heal?

Homily Helps: Jesus and the Tradition of the Elders

What Is Silent Prayer?

Ask a Franciscan: Grieving Family Members

Choose Love: A Message from Pope Francis

Homily Helps: Have Faith in Jesus

Notes from a Friar: Love Your Enemies

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People?

Dear Pope Francis: Fix the Clergy Sex-Abuse Crisis Now

Ask a Franciscan: Sacraments 101

Making Sense of Suffering

The Holy Words of Saint Anthony

Notes from a Friar: Encountering a Stranger

Who Are We Before God?

Homily Helps: The Reality of the Eucharist

A Reflection on Planet Earth

Leading in Franciscan Ministry Today: It’s about Relationships

Jesus Defines True Humanity

Thomas Merton’s Message of Hope

Saint Clare of Assisi: A Little Plant or a Mighty Oak?

A Franciscan Response to Bullying

Homily Helps: Jesus Is the Bread of Life

The Padua Program: Leading a Franciscan Ministry Today

Ask a Franciscan: Why Is There So Much Injustice?

Mothers Unite!

Ridding the World of Evil

Was Saint Francis a Poet?

W.W.J.D.D? (What Would Jesus' Disciples Do?)

The Padua Program: Called to Serve

Thank You, Murray Bodo

Four Great Spanish Saints

The Franciscan Saints: Padre Pio

The Franciscan Saints: Margaret of Cortona

The Franciscan Saints: Solanus Casey

The Franciscan Saints: Franz Jägerstätter

The Franciscan Saints: Bonaventure

The Franciscan Saints: Matt Talbot

The Franciscan Saints: John XXIII

The Franciscan Saints: Marianne Cope

The Franciscan Saints: Junipero Serra

The Franciscan Saints: Thomas More

The Franciscan Saints: John Duns Scotus

The Franciscan Saints: Jacopone Benedetti

The Franciscan Saints: Agnes of Bohemia

The Franciscan Saints: Maximilian Kolbe

Following Jesus Through Life's Traffic Jams

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha: Princess of the Eucharist

How Many Languages Does God Speak?

Take Nothing for the Journey: Living with Less on Pilgrimage in Assisi

Br. Casey Cole on the Franciscan Spirit

A Call to Discipleship

The Hour of Our Death

6 Clean Reads for Catholic and Christian Teens

Saint Francis and Prayer

What Is a Gospel-Centered Life?

The Pain of Rejection

The Life and Times of Thérèse of Lisieux

A Reflection on Freedom

Saint Francis and the Word of God

Thea Bowman: Freedom Fighter

What Is a Catholic Pilgrimage?

Embracing God's Wisdom

Holy Quotes from Franciscan Saints

The Lord Is My Shepherd: A Look at Psalm 23

7 Award-Winning Catholic Books

Francis and Junipero: Two Saints, One Vision

What Is a True Peacemaker?

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

Saint Francis And the Taming of the Wolf

Richard Rohr on the Legacy of Thomas Merton

The Best Place to Pray

The Joys of Fatherhood

Has God Ever Called You?

How Saint Anthony Found Me

Friar to Friar: ‘Thank You, Saint Anthony’

Similar Traits of Saints Anthony and Francis

What Is the Franciscan Spirit?

Holy Quotes from Pope Francis

Traveling to Sacred Sites across America

Can We Earn God's Love?

Learn to Discern Your Vocation in an Age of Constant Hustle

What Will Your Legacy Be?

Pray Where You Are and Be As God Made You

Seven Habits of Prayerful People

Mary, Our Path to Jesus

Saint Francis and the Canticle of the Creatures

Discovering the Art and Truth of Thomas Merton

Mary, Mother to Us All

In Praise of Mothers and Grandmothers

Like-Minded: Saint Francis and Pope Francis

God Didn't Have to Make it Beautiful

Self-Care, Self-Compassion, and Christian Suffering

Saint Francis' Canticle: All Creatures Are One Family

Was Jesus a Feminist?

My Rosary Story

Pope Francis on Mary’s ‘Yes’

Thank You, Mom

Mary, Mother of Jesus

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness

Mary, the First Disciple

Pope Francis on Motherhood

Saint Francis of Assisi: Peacemaker

We Are in the Hands of God

Finding God in the Darkness of Depression

What Does It Mean to Live Simply?

Talking to God: Morning Prayers

The Bullet: A Story of Gun Violence and American Industry

Do Animals Go to Heaven?

Stewardship of Creation: An Earth Day Message

The Peace Prayer of Saint Francis

Seeking God with Sister Rose: Angels I Have Met

Parenting Paralysis: What's Changed About Raising Children?

What Is Stewardship? How Is Talent Involved?

Why Pray the Rosary?

10 Influential Catholics

The Miracle Season

What Is Stewardship? How Is Time Involved?

Learning to Live Poorer: A Meditation for Lent

Lent and Forgiveness

The Secret Challenge of Lenten Giving

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Fail

One with God during Lent

Lent with Pope Francis: Loving the Least of These

Lent with Mother Teresa: Holy Resistance

Lent with Pope Francis: God's Dream for Us

Lenten Recipe: African Sweet Potato Peanut Soup

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Mission, Together

Young People Answer God's Call

A Lesson for Lent: Carry the Cross of Jesus

Lent with Pope Francis: Seeing Those Closest to Us

Live Like Mother Teresa: Finding Your Own Calcutta

Lent with Mother Teresa: Little Gifts of Grace

Lent with Br. Casey: Filling a Hungry Heart

40 Days of Lent: Meditate on the Lord's Passion

Holy Quotes from Catholic Saints

Lenten Recipe: Crispy Baked Seafood Patties

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Seek Insecurity

Lent with Pope Francis: Trusting When We Don't Understand

Lent with Br. Casey: Death

Lent with Br. Casey: Keep Going

Seeking God with Sister Rose: ‘Lord, Give Me a Sign!’

Lenten Recipe: Baked Mediterranean Fish

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Share Our Lives

Lent with Mother Teresa: Seventy-Seven Times?

Seeking God with Sister Rose: Lest We Forget...

Lent with Br. Casey: Confidence

Lent with Br. Casey: Identity

Lenten Recipe: Hot Cross Buns

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Pray

40 Days of Lent: Contemplating God

Lent with Br. Casey: Restoring What Has Been Distorted

Lenten Recipe: Vegetable and Lentil Soup

A Franciscan Stations of the Cross

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Discern

Lent: Let’s Get Back to Basics

Lent: The Ultimate Transformation

The Roots of Fat Tuesday, the Fruits of Lent

Friar Frank Jasper on the Impact of Franciscan Media

Preparing for Lent with Friar Roger

Jesus and the Women of the Gospels

Ask a Franciscan: Can We Sing the Our Father?

Seeking God with Sister Rose: Prayers for David

What Drew Me to the Franciscans

A Closer Look at Heaven

A Symphony of Priestly Prayer

Mary Knows Your Voice

How Our Friars Share the Spirit of Saint Francis

Station 14: Jesus Is Laid In the Tomb

Station 12: Jesus Dies

Station 13: Jesus Is Taken Down From the Cross

Station 11: Jesus Is Crucified

Station 10: Jesus Is Stripped of His Clothes

Station 9: Jesus Falls for the Third Time

Station 8: Jesus Encounters the Women of Jerusalem

Richard Rohr on Saint Francis and Saint Paul

March for Life with Mary

Station 7: Jesus Falls for the Second Time

Station 5: Jesus Receives Help from Simon the Cyrene

Station 6: Jesus Encounters Veronica’s Kindness

Station 4: Jesus Meets His Mother

Station 3: Jesus Falls for the First Time

Station 2: Jesus Takes Up the Cross

Station 1: Jesus Is Condemned to Death

Be Childlike—As Mary Was

Pope Francis and the Blessing of Family: Wisdom in Our Homes

Dorothy Day and the Saints

Live Like Saint Francis

Saints: Our Guides to God

Forgiveness Doesn't Mean Forgetting

Thank You, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

It's Time to Speak Up about Sexual Harassment

5 Books on Catholic Saints to Read This Year

Hail Holy Queen: Our Devotion to the Virgin Mary

Let There Be Light: A Christmas Prayer

Looking Into the Soul of Christmas

Santa Claus: A Figure of Generosity

Mary: The Woman at the Heart of the Christmas Story

The Face of Jesus

Advent with Mother Teresa: O Root of Jesse

Friar Pat on the Peace of Christmas

Make Room to Give This Christmas

St. Anthony Messenger’s 2017 Christmas Gift Guide

And a Child Shall Lead Us: An Advent Meditation

National Catholic Reporter Honors Late Catholic Writer Brian Doyle

Franciscan Corner: Where the Friars Meet the People

A Simple Thanksgiving Prayer

Daily Advent Messages of Peace

Thanksgiving: A Feast of Gratitude

The Simple, Sublime Faith of Solanus Casey

5 Catholic Books on Gratitude and Thankfulness

Solanus Casey's Beatification Explained

Making Thanksgiving a Spiritual Meal

The Importance of Saying Thanks

Models of Mercy: Dorothy Day

Food for Thought This Thanksgiving

John Duns Scotus: His View of Christ

In Memory of Departed Catholic Authors

The Feast of All Saints: God’s Glorious Nobodies

We Are All Called to be Saints

Surrounded by Saints

Last Call: Grace and Getting Sober

8 Catholic Books Recommended by Franciscan Priests

Catholic Marriage in the Middle

Pope John Paul II and Suffering

Friar Dan Reflects on Matthew 4:19

The Boy Who Would Become Pope Francis

Saint Francis for Seekers

The Paradox of Franciscan Spirituality

Reflections on the Stigmata of Saint Francis

Catholic Charities USA: Rebuilding After the Storms

Pope Francis, Saint Francis, and Our Ecological Challenge

Where Was God? A Franciscan Response to the Las Vegas Shooting

The Legacy of the Franciscans

Saint Francis of Assisi: Reformer, True Son of the Church

A Message from Pat McCloskey, OFM

The Gospels According to Saint Francis

The Stigmata of Saint Francis

After the Hurricanes: Catholic Charities' Stories of Hope

What's Not-So-Special about Franciscan Spirituality

Saint Francis of Assisi and the Animals

The Legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi

Pope Francis: Love Is His Mission

Mother Mary, Teach Us to Love

Pope Francis, the Peacemaker

Father Stanley Rother: First American Martyr

Your First Rosary

A Franciscan Perspective on Immigration

Your Field Guide to Flying Saints

Mother Teresa on Mother Mary

Saint Francis in Over-the-Rhine

The Beatitude Attitude

Meditations on Walking the Underground Railroad

Walking with Immigrants

Father Mychal Judge: Franciscan Hero on 9/11

The Joyfulness of Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa: Extending a Loving Hand to All

Mother Teresa: A True Saint

Franz Jägerstätter: Franciscan Spirit, Saintly Life

Saint Francis and the Power of Prayer

Who Do You Say That I Am? A Meditation on Jesus

Bernard of Quintavalle, First Companion of Saint Francis

Top Catholic Magazines

My Clumsy Confession

The Third Order of Saint Francis: A Note

Aging or Maturing? Faith in Transition

First Encounter with Saint Francis

The Holy Humility of Saint Francis

Why This Mom Doesn’t Meditate

Not Your Typical First Date

The Assumption of Mary

Saint Maximilian Kolbe: A Life of Heroic Love

Honoring Saint Clare of Assisi

Through the Door of the Dead with Clare of Assisi

Stop the Bullying

The Power of Tradition and Sacred Scripture

John Vianney: The Saint Who Could Read Souls

Read the Bible Like Never Before

A Pilgrim in the Holy Land

Midlife Meditations

Martha's Works and Mary's Faith

Saint Francis' Prayer before the Crucifix

Saints Martha and Mary: Jesus Loves Them Both

Saint Francis: An Instrument of Peace

Spreading God’s Love

Strong in Faith: Saint Mary Magdalene

Models of Faith: Saint Mary Magdalene

The Origins of the Rosary

Letting Go and Shedding Layers of Myself

Saving Our Battered Earth

On a Wing and a Prayer

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

Saint Bonaventure: A Franciscan Heart

The Alamo: A Religious and Civic Shrine

Beer, Pizza, and Saint Benedict

Embracing Our Faith Journey

Convocation for Catholic Leaders: A New Dawn

Transforming with God

Be a Living Prayer

This Life and the Next

Hungry for God

Proudly Patriotic

Created to Soar: God’s Plan for Us

Milwaukee’s Franciscan ‘Peacemakers’

The Saint vs. the Scholar

Saint Junipero Serra: Missionary of California

The Church and the Fall of the Roman Empire

The Basilica of St. Louis, King of France

Sacred Heart: A Symbol of Love and Mercy

The Power and Pitfalls of Social Media

Why Saint Anthony Holds the Child Jesus

Getting to Know Saint Anthony of Padua

The Words of Saint Anthony Live On

The Energy of God and Nature

The Saint vs. the Scholar

Prayer: The First Essential Practice of the Sacred Heart

Beauty Beyond the Mirror

Keeping God Close in the Summertime

Love, Lived in Service

The Rosary: Saint Padre Pio's Weapon against Evil

Soaring with God

Saint Joan of Arc: Prophetic and Powerful

The Blood of Christian Saints: the Martyrs

10 Things to Know About Islam

My History with the Rosary

The Crusades and the Dawn of Christian Conflict

Fr. Andre McGrath: A Franciscan Life

The Power of Prayer Petitions

Ave Maria: Calling upon Mother Mary

Tips for Grandparents

Struggling with Prayer in Both Busyness and Boredom

Reflections of a First-Time Mother

The First Two Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima

7 Ways to Thank Mom

Here's to Strong Women

The Legacy of Saint Clare

Why We Should Care about the Dakota Access Pipeline

At the St. Anthony Shrine, ‘All Are Welcome’

The First Angel Apparition at Fatima

Earth: A World of Magic

Saint Catherine of Siena: The Feisty Dominican

Human Family, Holy Relationships

And (Equal) Justice for All

Saint Francis and Pope Francis: Our Environmental Teachers

Humility and Truth: A Conversation with Wendell Berry

Mother Teresa on Prayer

Why Saint Francis Belongs on the Birdbath

Followers of Saint Francis: Making Right with God and Nature

The Realities of Resurrection

The Sacrament of Baptism: A Good Place to Start

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

Mother Teresa: From Holy Life to Eternal Life

Body and Earth: Reclaiming the Connection

The Eucharist: An Ongoing Sacrament

The Road to Easter

Lent with Br. Casey: Failure

What I Love about Holy Thursday

An Easter Pageant in Three Liturgical Acts

A Reflection on Good Friday

A Walk through Holy Week

Lent with Pope Francis: True Concern for the Poor

The Way of the Cross: A Meditation for Lent

Follower of Saint Francis: Franciscan Joy in the Desert

The Healing of the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Lent: Our 40-Day Challenge

God’s Great Gift: The Ten Commandments

The Power of the Annunciation

The Cycles of Parenthood

Saint Joseph: A Man to Emulate

Saint Patrick: A Bite-sized Biography

What Do Cell Phones Have to Do with Lent?

All the News That’s Fit to Share

Pope Francis: Who Am I to Judge?

Take Some Time Away from Technology This Lent

Follower of Saint Francis: Sister Rose Jochmann, OSF

Mother Teresa: Our Guide through Lent

Why We Love Our Ashes

Lent: Entering into Silence

Finding Courage in Suffering: Blood, Sweat and Tears

Understanding the Two Sides of Love

Reaching Out to Teens

Leaning on Prayer in Difficult Times

San Juan Capistrano: Jewel of the California Missions

Saint Peter’s Chair: Why a Celebration?

Living a Life of Relationship With God

The Gospel of Prayer

The Sacrament of Holy Orders: A Sacred Calling

Marriage: A Unique Sacrament

Anointing of the Sick: Sacrament of Healing

The Sacrament of Confirmation: Stage Two of Our Faith Journey

A Ministry of Comfort: A Follower of Saint Francis Story

Trusting What Beckons: A Meditation on Healing

Minding What Matters: A Look at Justice in the United States

The Details of Preparing the Upper Room

The Grace of Giving

Pigskin and Peddling: The Super Bowl and Human Trafficking

The Truth about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

The NAACP: Letting Freedom Reign

Pope Francis Said What?

The Significance of the Transfiguration

A Challenge to Catholic Schools

Syrians on the Run

Anima Christi: A Mystical Prayer

A Trip to the March for Life

American and Catholic

Year of Mercy, Continued

Pope Francis and the Preacher

Sacraments and Sacramentality

Ten Ways to Heal Our Nation After the Election

Farming in the Spirit of Saint Francis

Ordinary Time, Not ‘Boring Time’

Saint Francis/Pope Francis: Loving the 'Least of Us'

Live the Eucharist: A Reflection for Epiphany

Our Quest for Peace

What a Monk Taught Me about Faith

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

An Important Resolution for the New Year

Jesus and the Canaanite Woman

To Be Joyful

The Sanctity of Santa

Making Room at the Inn This Christmas

Advent Reflection, Week 4

Christmas without Kids

A Mary Christmas: The Adoration of the Magi

Saint Francis' Love of Christmas

Advent Reflection, Week 3

A Franciscan for 50 Years

A Quiet Christmas

Getting to Know the Saints

Mary's Special Place in Our Faith

A Mary Christmas: The Nativity of Our Lord

Advent with Mother Teresa: Put the Past in the Past

Advent Reflection, Week 2

The Choice to Rejoice this Christmas

Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Seven Joys of Mary: An Advent Reflection

Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus

Tales of Santa Claus

Advent Reflection, Week 1

Mother Teresa: Our Guide through Advent

Take the Commercialism Out of Christmas

Advent 2016: A Church without Joy Is Unthinkable

Christmas: The Image of the Child

Advent with Mother Teresa: The Gift of Trust

Single Around the Holidays

A Thanksgiving Prayer

A Franciscan Call for Justice

I Was Homeless

Henri Nouwen and His Much-Needed Sabbatical

Humanizing God

Falling Away to God

The Presence of God

Answering the Call to Prayerfulness

Made for God

Everyday Mercy

A Celebration of Saints

Examining Catholic Prayers

Saints in America

Finding Light in the Darkness

No Clowns for Halloween?

Give Peace a Chance

The Way of Heroic Virtue: Mother Angelica

Follower of Saint Francis: Father Larry Nickels, OFM

Encountering Darkness, Rising from Grief

A Lost (Pet) Weekend

Catholic Prayer: A Surprise within a Surprise

The Mercy of Saint Francis

Wrestling with God

Forgiveness and Mercy: A Holy Union

Pope Francis: ‘Build Mercy in the Home’

The Search for Real J.O.Y.

Mother Teresa: 'My God Is Called Love'

Where Saint Francis Walked

Becoming a Fool for Christ

Saint Francis and Suffering

Serving God, Not Mammon

The Influence of Henri Nouwen

Follower of St. Francis: Father Peter F. Vasko, OFM

Take a Break from Social Media to Refocus

Muslim Awareness

The Ministry of Confessor, According to Pope Francis

Mother Teresa's Advice for Families

God Is Our Cure for the 'Selfie-Syndrome'

Year of Mercy: Holding Out for Hope in Nepal

The Connection between the Church and Motherhood

Social Media Is Not Real Life

Honoring All of Creation

Thank You, Mother Teresa

The Mother Teresa We Knew

Prayer Requests

Advice for Parents: Let Siblings Work It Out

How to Cope with a Crisis

Fellow Admirers of Saint Francis

Follower of Saint Francis: Rick Riccioli, OFM Conv.

My Friend, Mother Teresa

Caring for Creation on a Budget

Women of the Gospels

Some Thoughts on the Devil

Pope Francis on the Dangers Facing Mother Earth

A Priest Remembers Mother Teresa

Mercy: A Force that Overcomes Everything

Jesus: The Greatest Storyteller

Models of Faith: The Virgin Mary

Mother Teresa on the Power of Silence

Cardinal Seán O'Malley: Instrument of Peace

Live the Example and Children Will Follow

Jesus' Command: 'Rise, Precious One'

Mother Teresa's Compassion and Mercy

Let Children Express Themselves

5 Reasons Your Prayer Time Matters to the Church

The Jewish Jesus

Advice Worth Ignoring for Families

My Lord, the Healer of Wounds

Saints in the Making

Finding God in the Everyday

The Father and His Prodigal Son

Mother Teresa's Journey of Grace

Mother Teresa: A Saint Who Conquered Darkness

Mother Teresa: ‘The Saint of the Gutters’

Mother Teresa’s Road to Sainthood

Follower of Saint Francis: Sister Carmen Barsody, OSF

'What Do You Think of Me, Lord?'

In Mother Teresa's Own Words: ‘I Thirst, I Quench’

Mother Teresa: A Holy Life

The Blessings of Service

The Mother Teresa I Knew

Mission Appealing

A Fight for Religious Freedom

Father Mychal Judge: Victim 0001

Kolbe House: Bringing Mercy to Inmates

Pope Francis Insists on Going by Bus

Follower of Saint Francis: Denis Grady, OFS

The Triumph over Emptiness and Evil

Purgatory 101

A Doctor Saves Flint, Michigan

A Meditation on God and Creation

Pope Francis: My Environmental Teacher

Year of Mercy: 'You Visited Me'

Pope Francis and the Three P's: Patience, Politics, and Prayer

Words of Wisdom from Mother Teresa

A Young Pope Francis Goes to Confession

Year of Mercy: Watershed of Grace in Flint

Two Saints: Francis and Anthony

My Son, My Hero: A Father's Day Reflection

Trust in the Lord

Families, Faith, and Social Values

Finding the Purpose of Suffering

Franciscan Respite for Refugees

Follower of Saint Francis: Father Christian Reuter, OFM

What Is a Saint?

Prayers to Grow in Faith and Virtue

A Walk with Three Female Saints

Finding Hope in Crisis

Models of Faith: Pope Francis and Abraham Lincoln

True Beauty Comes from God

Daily Prayers for Catholic Women

Our Quest for Happiness and Meaning

The Power of the Ascension

Archbishop Fulton Sheen: A Man for Our Times

Pope Francis on Mercy

My Own Money Story

Mother Teresa: A Soon-to-Be Saint

Courage in Christ

Religion of the Heart

Mother's Day: Her Beauty Is Hiding in Plain Sight

The Other Mother's Day

Fate vs. Free Will

Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: 'One of Us'

Follower of Saint Francis: Sister Maureen Colleary, FSP

Seeing Teens for Who They Are

Jesus' Challenge: Embrace Poverty

Pope Francis on the Importance of Family

Year of Mercy: Nourishing Body and Spirit

Psalm 25: Directions from God

Proclaiming the Message of Life: Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

12 Things to Know about 'Amoris Laetitia' ('The Joy of Love')

Family: Holiness in Its Place

The Challenge of Being a Positive Parent

Pope Francis on Our Role in Caring for Creation

In Search of Perfect Joy

Year of Mercy: It's a Family Affair

The Book of Job: A Lesson on Being Angry with God

The Loneliness of Mary of Nazareth

Follower of Saint Francis: Brother Moises Gutierrez

Beginning Again with Saint Francis of Assisi

Year of Mercy: An Oasis of Mercy and Hope

Remembering Mother Angelica

Easter Parade: A Star’s Tragedy and Triumph

40 Days of Lent: Jesus Is Risen!

Reflections on the Holy Thursday Readings

Avoiding the ‘A-Word' During Lent

Mercy and the Sacrament of Reconciliation

40 Days of Lent: Look for Ways to Volunteer

Happy Feast of Saint Patrick!

Who Was Saint Patrick?

Temptation and the 40 Days of Lent

Physical Pain and Moral Suffering

Mary: A Portrait of Hope and Faith

Follower of Saint Francis: Rhett Engelking, OFS

Models of Mercy: Saint Joseph

Lent and the Parable of the Rich Man and His Harvest

Year of Mercy: Prayers for Life and Death

How Much Does God Love You?

Lent: A Season of Reconciliation and Mercy

Year of Mercy: Visiting the Sick in the Jungle

Lenten Recipes: Rolled Sole with Fennel and Citrus

Christ: Our Remedy for Suffering

Walking with God: Take Nothing for the Journey

Connecting Food and Faith

Why Should I Go to Confession?

40 Days of Lent: Day 15

The Test of Gethsemane

St. Peter's Regret and Road to Redemption

The Passion and the Cross

Wanting for Oscar, not Spiritual Gold

Casting for Oscar Gold

40 Days of Lent: Day 10

A Reflection on Psalm 139

Seeking God through Prayer

Lent: Focusing Our Attention on God

Meditation: Prayer of the Heart

Self-Giving Love

A World of Illiteracy

Follow in the Footprints of Jesus

Why I'm Still Catholic

Does the Earth Have Cancer?

What's New about the "New" Feminism?

Feast of the Holy Family

A Christmas Miracle

The Tale of a Classic Christmas Song

“O Emmanuel,” We Want to See Your Face!

Following Jesus in Perfect Joy

Advent: The Beginning of a New Year

An Advent Reflection with Kelly Wahlquist

What Are Your Blessings?

Franciscan Ministry Gives Back to Cincinnati

Franciscans Reach Out to Detroit’s Downtrodden

Poverty and Peace: Saint Francis' Legacies

Thanksgiving Day

Inspiration for Authentically Beautiful Women

All Things New: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Are We Better Catechists & Evangelists as We Age?

Who Is Your 'Spiritual Sister'?

Joan Chittister: Follow Your Joy!

Richard Rohr, Breathing Under Water, Day 5

Richard Rohr: Breathing Under Water, Day 4

Richard Rohr: Breathing Under Water, Day 3

Richard Rohr: Breathing Under Water, Day 2

Richard Rohr: Breathing Under Water, Day 1

The Meaning of Life

Having Faith When It’s Not Easy

The View from Mt. Nebo

Faith and Friendship

Reconciliation: Graced Opportunities

Pope Francis's Winning Smile

The Hottest Ticket in Town

Pope Francis: Our Spiritual Guide

On the World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis Explains the Call of God

Blessed Are You: Spiritual Poverty

Blessed Are You: The Peacemakers

Knowing Forgiveness

Thanksgiving and Family

Christmas Countdown

Chime Travelers: A Fun Adventure

Carry God with You, Always

Relax, Regroup, Refocus

A Transcendent Hope

Helping Brother Leo

Bridging the Digital Divide

Jean Vanier: The One I Reject Is the One Who Heals Me

When Love Goes Wrong

The Chime Travelers Series Arrives!

Our Belief in God

Guiding Teens Into Christian Maturity

Living a Good Christian Life

Created to Relate: God's Design for Peace and Joy

God’s Love Has a Name and a Face

'A Bruised and Dirty Church'

A Visit to Padre Pio's Tomb