PHOTO BY HENRY BECK, OFM

‘Be with the People’

For Deacon Colin, it’s the key to being a pastor. By Toni Cashnelli

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The encounter between Francis and Malik Al-Kamil, the Sultan of Egypt, was remarkable not only for its time, but for our time.

Film inspires an evening of fellowship, dialogue

“What a heritage he passed on to us,” Fred Link said after attending the Cincinnati premiere of The Sultan and the Saint.

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The Franciscan Friars

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart

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Sacred Heart of Jesus

Disciples of the Heart

There were four specific apparitions that gave the world the beautiful devotion of the Sacred Heart. By Anne Costa

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Sacred Heart of Jesus

Prayers to the Sacred Heart

These prayers to the Sacred Heart will draw you closer to Jesus.

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prayer with rosary: Image: Max Pixel

The Rosary Calls Us to Love

This devotion can be a driving force to live and act with love. By Fr. Wade Menzes, CPM

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The Incredulity of Saint Thomas, by Caravaggio. Image via Wikipedia.

Easter and the Coming of the Holy Spirit

In John's account, the Holy Spirit was offered to the disciples on Easter night. By Msgr. Peter J. Vaghi

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What can we learn from a simple plant?

A Piece of Bamboo

What can we learn from a simple plant? By Francesca Notowidigdo

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St. Anthony Messenger

Pope Francis passes Mexico's flag as he greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican April 12. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Love is the engine driving hope on life’s bumpy road, says pope

The cross, loving service and humble sacrifice are the only way to overcome evil and give hope to the world, Pope Francis said.

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Lent: A Season of Grace and Mystery

The Loneliness of Gethsemane

Jesus invited his disciples to pray with him, but he was a stone's throw away. By Ronald Rolheiser

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