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Finding the Kingdom of God

Our temptation is to admire saints from such a distance that we forget they were still human beings who cooperated with God’s grace.
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Newly Unified ‘Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe’ is Established in Atlanta, GA  

Approximately 700 men from six United States provinces came together in a unified Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe in mid-October, during their synodal Chapter of Unity in Kansas City, MO.
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Celebrating the month of October

Dear Reader: A Lot to Celebrate

The month of October is a special one for us here at Franciscan Media, the parent company of this magazine. This is the month when we celebrate the feast of St. Francis. 
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Followers of St. Francis

Followers of St. Francis: Father Phil Ley, OFM Conv

San Antonio may be a half a world away from Assisi, but Father Phil Ley guesses that St. Francis would have found himself at home at a shelter that welcomes immigrants with no place else to go.
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Father Vincent Petersen OFM Conv

Followers of St. Francis: Vincent Petersen, OFM Conv

Father Vincent Petersen, OFM Conv, a connection with the natural world was there from the start. 
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art of Saint Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi: Preacher, Poet

The spirituality of St. Francis of Assisi is not so much about the heroic deed as it is about the heroic love with which even the smallest deed is done. That is very clear from the quintessential story of Perfect ...
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