Not Done Breaking It In

Six years ago I started the process. This Saturday, I keep it going.

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What. A. Summer.

This is one summer I will never forget

I’m On Deck

Five years ago Saturday, as a newly received postulant, I attended the solemn vow ceremony of two of our brothers. Having just entered a few days earlier and being at the┬ávery beginning of my six-year journey of formation,… Read More

What If I Fall In Love?

“So, what if you take solemn vows in a few years, and after that, you meet a girl that knocks you off your feet and you fall totally in love? What do you do then? Are you allowed… Read More

A Glimpse of the “Finish Line”

Originally, interested men could show up at the door of a franciscan house, be admitted by any friar, given a habit, and sent out into the world as a follower of Francis, all in the same day. Talk… Read More