Advent with Saint Nicholas

by Franciscan Media on Dec 6, 2017 5:45:00 AM

It’s well known that Saint Nicholas, a sixth-century bishop, is behind our use of the secular...

Change Your Heart

by Franciscan Media on Dec 5, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Every change of mind is first of all a change of heart, and if the heart does not change, new...

Advent Is a Wake-Up Call

by Franciscan Media on Dec 4, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Advent is a wake-up call to the Church, a time when we’re prodded into beginning again, taking...

Pray, Give Thanks, Help Others

by Franciscan Media on Dec 3, 2017 5:45:00 AM

As we begin the season, we reflect on words from the pope about the joy of Advent and Christmas....

Building Up the Body of Christ

by Franciscan Media on Dec 2, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Saint Francis could have become a carnival sideshow all by himself if he had failed to foster an...

Surrounded by Love

by Franciscan Media on Dec 1, 2017 5:45:00 AM

We may read volumes and volumes on the art of swimming, yet we’ll never understand what swimming...

A Church of the Streets

by Franciscan Media on Nov 30, 2017 5:45:00 AM

I prefer a Church which is bruised, hurting, and dirty because it has been out on the streets,...

God Is Love

by Franciscan Media on Nov 29, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Since every thing, every person, every situation comes from God, the whole world is Word by...

Hearts Afire

by Franciscan Media on Nov 28, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Think of an act of charity: helping a sick loved one, feeding the hungry, offering aid to storm...

Holy Families

by Franciscan Media on Nov 27, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Every family is a work in progress, but each one can move toward wholeness. Circumstances...