The Gift of Solitude

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on Feb 28, 2019 5:00:00 AM

It was not long in the silence of the solitude that I understood I was not alone. Without even a...

Who We Are before God

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on Feb 27, 2019 5:00:00 AM

One of St. Francis’s most telling bits of wisdom comes to us in one of his twenty-three...

See Others as God Sees Them

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on Feb 25, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Our dignity rests at the core of who we are. This means, of course, that just as we have to...

God Shapes Us on Our Journey

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on Feb 23, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Like Francis of Assisi, each of us journeys along the pilgrimage of life, and while doing so we...

Transform Your Life into Prayer

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on Feb 21, 2019 5:00:00 AM

To leave the world is to leave a false sense of independence, of disinterest in others, of...

Time for a Date with God

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on Feb 18, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Mystics through the centuries have described their passionate and intense experiences of God in...

Loving Lady Poverty

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Feb 17, 2019 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 6, 2019 5:00:00 AM

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

Set Aside Time for God

by Daniel P. Horan, OFM on Feb 4, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Dating God does not require a hermitage any more than taking a spouse on a date requires a...

God Has Been There the Whole Time

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Feb 1, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Was there a defining moment when Francis realized that it was God he was trying to love? And was...