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The Fire of Love Will Set the Earth Ablaze

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Franciscan prayer, lived to its full, is to set the human heart on fire. It is to transform...

The Heart Longs for God

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Spiritual desire is the longing of the heart for relationship with God that brings happiness and...

The Spirit Brings All into Christ

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Franciscan evangelical life strives to live in this mystery more deeply through a life of...

The Mystery of Human Desire

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The mystery of being human lies in the mystery of desire, which shapes our lives and can change...

Peace Is the Fruit of Love

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The life of Christ is the life of all life––the peace of creation, the justice of humanity and...

Become a Friend of Christ

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM

As one enters more closely into relationship with God by entering more deeply into relationship...

Christ Is Proclaimed by Our Lives

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The Franciscan path of prayer that leads to peace is a path of transformation and witness....

Prayer Will Change Us

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Those who seek God along the path of Franciscan prayer are to be transformed by the one they...

Contemplative and Cosmic Prayer

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Franciscan prayer is contemplative and cosmic. It is a type of prayer that impels one to find...

Prayer Is Energy for Action

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Prayer is the energy of evangelical life because it transforms the desire for gospel life into...