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God Rejoices in Diversity

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 16, 2019 5:00:00 AM

I live in the area of Washington, D.C., which is a kaleidoscope of various cultures, languages...

God Bends Down to Lift Us Up

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 15, 2019 5:00:00 AM

While the weight of the mystery rests on the part of the divine, it rests equally on the human...

The Supreme Love of God

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 13, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Francis demonstrated a type of love that ascends to God and descends to neighbor, a love that...

Where Is God in Human Suffering?

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 10, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The book of Job reminds us that good people are vulnerable to suffering. The September 11...

The Eucharist Shows Us God's Humility

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 7, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Francis discovered the humility of God through his encounter with Jesus Christ, especially the...

All of Creation Depends on Us

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 5, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The fullness of the mystery of Christ is completed in humanity; thus, it depends on us human...

Empty Your Pockets

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 12, 2019 5:00:00 AM

When we allow others to do things for us, God’s goodness shines through them. Poverty is not so...

We Depend on God and One Another

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 11, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Clare of Assisi did not elaborate on the poverty of the human person but she knew it in the...

Are You Becoming a Mirror for Christ?

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 10, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Clare’s emphasis on the person of Jesus Christ is an emphasis on the human person as well, what...

Poverty and Humility Are Sisters

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 6, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Poverty reminds us of the deepest truth of our human existence; that we are created by God and...