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!
The point of the Third Order is to accept with humility the task of one’s secular profession and its requirements, wherever one happens to be, while directing one’s whole life to that deep interior communion with Christ that Francis showed us. –Benedict XVI, Jesus … Continue reading