The sanctuary of San Damiano is one of the most important places in the Franciscan story. By Roch Niemier, OFM
Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas on December 25? Here’s why. By Kathleen M. Carroll
Many parishes in the US take to the streets in the spirit of Joseph and Mary. Photo by David Maung, Text by Christopher Heffron
It’s a Cinderella story about a team from Philly who won it all— from tiny Immaculata College. By B.G. Kelley
Young men at Cleveland’s St. Ignatius High School help bury strangers who have few others to mourn them. By Mary Ellen Pellegrini
The author of "Francis: The Journey and the Dream" explains why the book remains so popular.
IN EARLY OCTOBER, The Way, a haunting movie starring Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez, opens in U.S. theaters. The film takes its viewers on the road to a very popular destination—the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain. This world-famous cathedral—it is commonly believed—holds the remains of St. James the
Franciscans and Muslims encountered one another during the lifetime of St. Francis. Indeed, he sent friars to the Holy Land in 1217.
Let’s learn to admire one another’s faiths, says this American Muslim.
A sports journalist reflects on the spirituality of physical activity. By B.G. Kelley