The Transitus is a Franciscan devotion to ritually remember the passing of Saint Francis from this life into God. This ritual takes place each year, with Franciscans around the world on the evening of October 3rd. (Feast Day is October … Continue reading
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
The feast day of the Portiuncula is today! In this video, Father Michael Cusato addresses two questions: what is the Portiuncula and why do we celebrate this feast day?
In this video from Catholic News Service, Franciscan Father Michael Perry, the new minister general of the Friars Minor, talks about how Pope Francis challenges Franciscans to live out the Gospel.
Fr. Michael Cusato graciously led our Regional SFO Retreat at Priestfield last fall. Thank you Fr. Cusato!