Fr. Michael Cusato graciously led our Regional SFO Retreat at Priestfield last fall. Thank you Fr. Cusato!
In a letter to Saint Anthony, Francis wrote: Brother Francis sends greetings to Brother Anthony, my Bishop. I am pleased that you teach sacred theology to the brothers providing that, as is contained in the Rule, you “do not extinguish the … Continue reading
The following letter, between two saints , illuminates the importance of preparing well for Christmas. Let us prepare with prayer, charity, awareness of our brothers and sisters, and thankfulness of God’s creation. +++++++++++++++++++ Winter, 1224 My Dear Sister Clare, How kind of you … Continue reading
On October 4th, the Church celebrates the Feast of St. Francis! Francis of Assisi was a poor little man who astounded and inspired the Church by taking the gospel literally—not in a narrow fundamentalist sense, but by actually following all … Continue reading
St. Clare was one of the early followers of St. Francis of Assisi. In 2012 the Franciscan family celebrates the 800th anniversary of Clare’s decision to leave her family for a life of poverty and ministry. Contemporary accounts glow with … Continue reading