The Clares

One of the things that I’ve learned this year is that I cannot truly know Francis without also knowing Clare. ¬†She was influential in his life around the time of his conversion, was in close relationship with him… Read More

Celebrating the Life and Death of Francis

Like Christmas and Easter for all Christians, the Transitus and Feast of Saint Francis are two holidays that are treated with the greatest reverence by all Franciscans. Around the world, the number of Franciscans in all three types… Read More

We Met A Cardinal!

For all you Braves and Phillies fans out there, all Cardinals are not enemies. In some cases, they’re wonderful men who commit their lives to the service of the Church, responsible for overseeing the spiritual well being of… Read More