Empty Your Pockets

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 12, 2019 5:00:00 AM

When we allow others to do things for us, God’s goodness shines through them. Poverty is not so...

We Depend on God and One Another

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 11, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Clare of Assisi did not elaborate on the poverty of the human person but she knew it in the...

Are You Becoming a Mirror for Christ?

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 10, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Clare’s emphasis on the person of Jesus Christ is an emphasis on the human person as well, what...

Poverty and Humility Are Sisters

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 6, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Poverty reminds us of the deepest truth of our human existence; that we are created by God and...

We Are Rich in Our Poverty

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 5, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Clare puts forth the tremendous mystery of the human person both as rich and poor. The mystery...

The Fire of Love Will Set the Earth Ablaze

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Franciscan prayer, lived to its full, is to set the human heart on fire. It is to transform...

The Heart Longs for God

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Spiritual desire is the longing of the heart for relationship with God that brings happiness and...

The Mystery of Human Desire

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The mystery of being human lies in the mystery of desire, which shapes our lives and can change...

Peace Is the Fruit of Love

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 1, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The life of Christ is the life of all life––the peace of creation, the justice of humanity and...

Become a Friend of Christ

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 26, 2018 5:00:00 AM

As one enters more closely into relationship with God by entering more deeply into relationship...