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...

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...

Tread Carefully, Prayerfully

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Apr 29, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Saint Francis of Assisi loved the earth; he walked respectfully over the land as holy ground....

The Franciscan Spirit

by Casey Cole, OFM on Apr 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Maybe what the world needs is more Franciscans. More people to live with the radical love of...

All Creatures Great and Small

by Charles Camosy on Apr 15, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Saint Francis invited all of creation—animals, plants, natural forces, even Brother Sun and...

Saint Francis and His Band of Brothers

by Franciscan Media on Mar 19, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Francis was aware that they were a strange, perhaps frightening sight—twelve unkempt beggars...

Saint Francis and the Cross of Christ

by Franciscan Media on Mar 12, 2018 5:30:00 AM

It is not a God who is vindictive, vengeful, sadistic, or punishing that speaks to the heart of...

Following the Ways of Jesus

by Franciscan Media on Mar 8, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Following the ways of Jesus: That was how Saint Francis and his brothers were to live their...

Sharing the Light of Christ

by Franciscan Media on Feb 22, 2018 5:30:00 AM

Francis and and his brothers could have been killed spreading the Gospel. In bringing near the...