Falling in Love with God

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jan 18, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The awareness of God is like the awareness that you are falling in love with a beautiful person...

Saints Show Us Who We Can Be

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jan 10, 2019 5:00:00 AM

 

The mystics cultivate awareness. They listen for God’s word; they respond with concrete, often...

Discover a New Saint

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Jan 9, 2019 5:00:00 AM

The mystics have been touched by God in an extraordinary way and in some cases have written...

A Church of the Beatitudes

by Robert Ellsberg on Oct 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Jesus left no formal religious rule for his followers. The closest he came was his proclamation...

Live as Saint Francis Lived

by Franciscan Media on Sep 26, 2017 5:45:00 AM

The three vows that Saint Francis took—poverty, chastity, and obedience—were the same as...

A Sign of Peace

by Franciscan Media on Sep 24, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Peace is a work of justice; it does not come about by a display of superior strength or...

The Prayers of Padre Pio

by Franciscan Media on Sep 23, 2017 5:45:00 AM

There can be no doubt that Padre Pio dedicated his life to prayer and suffering. Every breath he...

A Glimmer of Light Within Darkness

by Franciscan Media on Sep 22, 2017 5:45:00 AM

Always bear in mind as a safe general rule that while God tries us by his crosses and...