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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...

Prayer Draws Us into the Mystery of Christ

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

An understanding of prayer in the Franciscan tradition, that is, the spirituality of prayer, can...

Prayer Is a High-Risk Enterprise

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Jul 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Prayer that allows the mystery of Christ to change our lives, is a high-risk enterprise—an...

Tread Carefully, Prayerfully

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Apr 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Saint Francis of Assisi loved the earth; he walked respectfully over the land as holy ground....

Winged Creatures

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Apr 24, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Bring to your attention all the insects—bees, dragonflies, lightning bugs, butterflies—all the...

The Poetry of Earth

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

Saint Francis recognized God’s work in creation and loved it. He was foremost a follower of...

Life Is Amazing

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Apr 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Life is amazing. All life is utterly dependent upon our planet for everything it needs. God...