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A Rose by Any Other Name

If you've ever donated to Franciscan Media, chances are you received a beautiful, handwritten thank-you note from our own Sister Rose Lima, OSF. She's such a blessing—and an important part of our mission to spread the Gospel in the spirit of Saint Francis. In this week's Franciscan Spirit Video, Sister Rose shares with us how she embraced her religious name.
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What Drew Me to the Franciscans

For Roger Lopez, OFM, his road to the Franciscans wasn't paved with struggle or strife—it was paved with food. After his meal with the friars was over, he noticed how the brothers immediately began working together to wash dishes, put away food, and clean the kitchen. In those simple acts, Friar Roger saw the makings of a family, a family he wanted to join.
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