October 2018

Fresco of St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi: The Ultimate Disciple

In poverty, he found the greatest of riches.
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Becoming a Friar

The story of how I became a friar hinges largely on dead men. Admittedly, there were some men who were very much alive who pointed the way forward. But it seems that it was the dead men who really taught ...
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The Circus on American Experience

Christopher Heffron reviews The Circus and All or Nothing: Manchester City.
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St. Paul VI: Bridge Builder

A quiet leader, Pope Paul VI guided the Church through the sweeping and controversial reforms of the Second Vatican Council during turbulent times.
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A man carries an image of Blessed Oscar Romero during a March 18 procession in San Salvador, El Salvador, to commemorate the 38th anniversary his murder. Blessed Oscar Romero is a "great guiding light" in the pontificate of Pope Francis, said Julian Filochowski, chair of the Archbishop Romero Trust in London May 1. (CNS photo/Jose Cabezas, Reuters)

Oscar Romero: Pastor, Peacemaker, Saint

Two close friends of this popular Latin American saint have a conversation about his life and love for the Salvadoran people.
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clock on a wall

You and Your Health: ‘Blessed Be the Middle’

There can be no extraordinary feasts like Easter or Christmas—or a good diagnosis—without our work of Ordinary Time. Blessed be the middle!
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