Peace is not found; with God’s help, it is built. Saint Francis of Assisi can show us the way. By Pat McCloskey, OFM
Pope Francis chose his name for a reason. His actions continue to show us why. By Pat McCloskey, OFM
Pat McCloskey, OFM, asks the tough questions in St. Anthony Messenger's "Ask a Franciscan."
Was St. Peter Bishop of Rome?
We formally recognize saints not for their benefit, but for ours. The saints’ holiness should encourage ours—not substitute for it. So what should we be learning from Mother Teresa?
Though the Samaritans were condemned by the Jews, Hartman says they probably had as much pure Jewish blood as the Jews who later returned from the Babylonian exile.
Fr. Pat answers readers' questions on a wide variety of topics.
Fr. Pat answers readers' questions about Jesus, Mary, commitment, and Hurricane Katrina.
In "Ask a Franciscan," Franciscan Father Pat McCloskey answers questions regarding the Catholic faith, such as "What is the role of godparents?"
Friar Pat McCloskey, OFM, answers the tough questions in Ask a Franciscan.