Next week, on October 4th, the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Francis. Francis astounded and inspired the Church eight centuries ago by living the gospel literally. Literally not in a narrow fundamentalist sense, but by actually attempting to follow … Continue reading
On October 4th the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Francis. Here a reflection by Blessed John XXIII on wealth, generosity and the Franciscan charism for all. Blessed John XXIII, a Secular Franciscan himself, was a joy-filled Holy Father who … Continue reading
Our Holy Father, Pope Francis, the Bishop of Rome has declared Saturday, September 7, 2013, as a Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria, the Middle East, and throughout the world. In solidarity with Pope Francis there will … Continue reading
Yesterday, around 3pmEST, a man of deep humility, great prayer, and a love of the poor, appeared on the balcony as the 266th successor of St Peter. His first words were, “Good evening!”, and so it was! The former archbishop … Continue reading
Fr. Michael Cusato graciously led our Regional SFO Retreat at Priestfield last fall. Thank you Fr. Cusato!