No Dream Is Perfect

by Murray Bodo, OFM on May 17, 2020 5:00:00 AM

No dream is perfect, no way the only way, no direction irreversible by God, whose way is the way...

Holiness Is Living in God's Grace

by Murray Bodo, OFM on May 16, 2020 5:00:00 AM

One misconception about the mystics is that they are singularly holy people, set apart from us...

Holding onto the Resurrection

by Murray Bodo, OFM on May 14, 2020 5:00:00 AM

None of us humans, not even Mary, can hold onto glory. The ordinary passages through life and...

Praying with Mary

by Murray Bodo, OFM on May 13, 2020 5:00:00 AM

As with every true prayer, the Magnificat does just that: it magnifies the Lord, focuses on the...

Truth Is Lived through Charity

by Murray Bodo, OFM on May 12, 2020 5:00:00 AM

If the mystic is one who experiences in an extraordinary way the intimacy with God offered to...

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...

Where Love Can Lead

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Feb 15, 2020 5:00:00 AM

Slavish imitation is not what holiness is about, but rather it’s about learning to love God in...