The Constant Is God’s Love

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 18, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The contours of the journey of love are pretty much the same; the particulars depend on the...

The Franciscan Challenge for Our Time

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The Franciscan challenge in our own time: Contemplative seeing, affective response, practical...

The Eucharist Intensifies God’s Indwelling

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 12, 2018 5:00:00 AM

It was that very Jesus who became for Francis, and all his followers, the closeness of God. For...

God Is with All of Creation

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 10, 2018 5:00:00 AM

It was the very closeness of God that moved Francis to the depths of his being. He was no longer...

How Do We Hear the Voice of God?

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 4, 2018 5:00:00 AM

St. Francis is seen as the gentle saint who shows us that the way to peace and justice is the...

Jesus Teaches that God Dwells in Us

by Murray Bodo, OFM on Oct 3, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The practical conclusion of the first teaching of St. Francis is that if we listen and pray, God...