Each of us is unique, special, and precious in God’s eyes. By Jeremy Harrington, OFM
For many people in today’s world, time for personal silence has been stolen. It’s time to recover this treasure. By Jeremy Harrington, OFM
Sometimes the deepest prayers are the simplest. By Father Jim Van Vurst, OFM
Ever wonder about how the Halloween holiday began? Greg Friedman, OFM, explains the Christian background to this popular secular observance.
When Saint Francis spoke with Sultan Malek-el-Kamel, he laid the groundwork for peace.
We often associate Saint Francis of Assisi with birds. There are 13th-century stories of Francis preaching to birds in trees.
I don’t know if you ever thought of how short the four gospels are. If you printed each one out individually, they might almost be called “booklets.” For example, in the Bible I use, the Gospel of St. Mark is only 27 pages long, while St.
For me, such a visit is always a graced-filled moment, because I am so much aware of the loving care the Church gives to one about to enter eternity. For eleven years, I was Pastoral Care Director for a large Midwestern retirement and nursing center. There were between 80 and 90 deaths
For most people who like to pray the psalms, Psalm 23 is clearly a favorite. In this E-spiration, my prayer is that, with the gracious help of the Holy Spirit, we may each come to a fuller understanding of this psalm. May we be drawn, like a humble
There are what we call “graced moments” in people’s lives. They can also be described as “the touch of God.” I suspect most of us have experienced such a moment more than once in our lives. After all, we are in God’s hands and God is always walking with us.