Francis Is Our Model for Peace

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Apr 25, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Saint Francis began a new evangelization in his own time, not by trying to be social reformer....

Finding Our Inner Peace

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Apr 24, 2020 5:00:00 AM

There will always be false prophets and deceivers, “wolves in sheep’s clothing,” Jesus called...

Called to Be People of Truth

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Apr 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Without the kind of internal conversion of heart that Francis came to in his own life, we can...

God Will Show Us the Way

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Apr 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM

A preference for light and beauty is one of the reasons St. Francis is attractive to us and why...

Loving Lady Poverty

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Feb 11, 2020 5:00:00 AM

A very early Franciscan document, Sacrum Commercium, The Sacred Exchange, begins with words...

A Grand Humility

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Feb 10, 2020 5:00:00 AM

In these “Praises of the Lord God Most High” are contained Francis’s experience of God. This is...

The Underlying Mystery Is Always Present

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 24, 2020 5:00:00 AM

If we are to come to believe that a Power greater than ourselves can restore us to sanity, then...

Spirituality Is about Letting Go

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 23, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Letting go is not in anybody’s program for happiness, and yet all mature spirituality, in one...

Healing Past Hurts

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 22, 2020 5:00:00 AM

To keep our bodies less defended, to live in our body right now, to be present to others in a...

The Soul Desires, Loves, and Lets Go

by Richard Rohr, OFM on Jan 13, 2020 5:00:00 AM

An ego response is always an inadequate or even wrong response to the moment. It will not deepen...