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I get asked a lot of questions. Here is my response to the top ten!
I present a lot about our life as friars, but it is not an open book. Some things just can’t be shared. And that’s a shame, because they’re the best parts.
Many see religious life as a dying institution. I see it as an institution in transformation.
Longtime blog followers will know that I have written a lot about the vow of poverty. It is very misunderstood, often neglected, and rarely means much in our practical lives as friars. We are told we must live… Read More
Sometimes, relationships don’t come naturally. They take intentionality.
Six years ago I started the process. This Saturday, I keep it going.
This is the sixth and final episode of an ongoing series. For the previous episode, click here. “Never go to the restroom in the middle of a board meeting.” These words of wisdom, learned the hard way, are the… Read More
This is the fifth episode of an ongoing series. For the previous episode, click here. In any organization, team, or family, there’s always that one person who does such a fantastic job at what they do and gains such… Read More
This is the fourth episode of an ongoing series. For the previous episode, click here. When most people think of the essentials of living a Franciscan life there are a few things that come to everyone’s mind: humility, simplicity,… Read More
This is the first episode of an ongoing series. For the next episode, click here. Everyone has that one friend who always has an interesting story. No matter what you’re talking about or who you’re with, that friend… Read More
A reunion with friends reminded me how much I’m giving up to be a friar, and why I’m called to something different.