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Franciscan Spirit Blog

Find Your Saint

Jan 27, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
My walk with this saint has reaffirmed that my imperfect initial attempts at faith and virtue will be rewarded over time if I “keep coming back.”

Praying in Nature’s Cathedrals

Jan 26, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
Faced with the demands of the world around us, St. Francis led the way to our finding peace in nature.

Glory to You, O Lord

Jan 25, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
Christ shared his glory with his disciples. He breathed upon them and sent his Holy Spirit upon them for the forgiveness of sins. He does the same for us today.

St. Francis de Sales: Champion of Prayer

Jan 24, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
As a prayer coach, St. Francis de Sales encourages us to jump in and swim in the grace of God.

The Power of Listening

Jan 21, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
To love is to make room—in your head, your heart, and your life—for those conversations that matter most.

Falling in Love With God

Jan 20, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
One way the Franciscan tradition should shape or influence our lives is to remind us that our relationship with God is no different than other relationships. It takes communication, time, effort, attention, and love.

St. Francis: Artisan of Peace

Jan 19, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
“Peace be with you” echoed from Jesus’ life through the life of St. Francis of Assisi. We are called to allow it to reverberate through our lives as well.

Faithful Democracy Needs You

Jan 18, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
Every faith leader needs to join together to heal our wounded nation by speaking with conviction against all attempts to sabotage elections.

Dr. King’s Undying Dream

Jan 17, 2022 Franciscan Spirit Blog
When King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, 250,000 people in DC stood spellbound. It’s perhaps the most important oration of the 20th century.