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Where Earth and Heaven Meet

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jun 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM

So preoccupied had I been with Assisi that I couldn’t see beyond it to the goal of everything,...

The Spirit of God Sends Us Forth

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jun 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM

All these gates led me finally to return to the entrance of another “cave” where Saint Francis...

Prayer from within the Heart

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jun 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM

I wondered why Francis did not pray on the mountaintop contemplating this awesome panoply below,...

Pilgrim's Prayer

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jun 9, 2018 5:00:00 AM

That is very simply what a pilgrim does: walk. And it is the way the pilgrim prays, with his or...

The Enemy Within

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jun 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Always, it seems, there is the “enemy” beyond the walls, which may be of our own making, who...

Journey's End

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jun 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Saint Francis spent almost half of his life on and in the mountains, and the other half he spent...