God’s Promise of Fulfillment

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM

One of our deepest longings as human beings, as social beings, is to be understood even (or...

God Alone Is All We Need

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent reminds us that the One who has come into the world and is always coming into our lives...

Don’t Lose the Wonder

by Thomas Moore on Dec 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM

If you don’t have special times in your life that are liminal, that put the ordinary into...

We Are All Mothers of Our Lord

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Dec 5, 2018 5:00:00 AM

In his Letter to all the Faithful, Saint Francis writes, “We are mothers of our Lord Jesus...

Gifts of Immeasurable Value

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We are constantly surrounded by advertising in a growing variety of forms. Ads creep into nearly...

A Fresh Start

by Diane M. Houdek on Dec 2, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Advent is far more than just preparation for Christmas. It has beauty and inspiration in its...

Advent Is Construction Season

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 30, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The call of Advent is clear. From both the prophet Isaiah and John the Baptist, we hear, “Make...

Let the Lord Enter Your Life

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Pope Francis has proven to be a trusted guide in dealing with the stress of the Christmas season...

Take a Step Back

by Diane M. Houdek on Nov 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM

We are constantly surrounded by advertising in a growing variety of forms. Ads creep into nearly...

What Gift Do You Offer Today?

by Franciscan Media on Jan 7, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Today we celebrate the Epiphany. The popular carol “We Three Kings” echoes in our heads and...