The Spirit Brings All into Christ

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Sep 7, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Franciscan evangelical life strives to live in this mystery more deeply through a life of...

God Knows Our Hopes and Desires

by Albert Haase on Aug 31, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Christian joy lies beyond the realm of feelings and emotions. It is a fundamental disposition...

Become a "Little Christ"

by Albert Haase on Aug 28, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The Peace Prayer challenges peacemakers to offer the shade of self-confidence and the...

Resurrection Is the Foundation of Our Hope

by Albert Haase on Aug 25, 2018 5:00:00 AM

The Peace Prayer concludes with a stunning reminder that causes the sun to break through the...

Hope Is a Grace from God

by Albert Haase on Aug 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Hope is not simply a saving emotion. It is also a theological virtue. Unlike a natural virtue...

Prayer Will Change Us

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 20, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Those who seek God along the path of Franciscan prayer are to be transformed by the one they...

Sow Seeds of Peace for Others

by Albert Haase on Aug 17, 2018 5:00:00 AM

When we pray the Peace Prayer, we imagine ourselves as farmers of the world. Like our Divine...

Contemplative and Cosmic Prayer

by Ilia Delio, OSF on Aug 16, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Franciscan prayer is contemplative and cosmic. It is a type of prayer that impels one to find...

Stop the Cycle of Violence

by Albert Haase on Aug 14, 2018 5:00:00 AM

To be an instrument of peace means being a peacekeeper who is willing to look beyond “me” and...

Keepers of the Flame

by Albert Haase on Aug 11, 2018 5:00:00 AM

In the Peace Prayer, we pray to sow light amid darkness. Indeed, our vocation is to become a...