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A Friar's Life · 1W ago

You are God's people now

HOMILY FOR THE 5th SUNDAY OF EASTER, May 14, 2017:A mother was preparing pancakes for her young sons, David and Billy. The boys began to argue over who would get the first pancake. Their m...
A Friar's Life · 1M ago

"A poor sinner" | What does Easter mean today?

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, Easter, April 16, 2017:
A Friar's Life · 1M ago

The great "patient" who suffers the pain of all humanity | Pope Francis

HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD'S PASSION, April 9, 2017His Holiness Pope FrancisToday’s celebration can be said to be bittersweet. It is joyful and sorrowful at the same time. We celebra...
A Friar's Life · 1M ago

Surely we're not blind?

HOMILY FOR THE 4th SUNDAY OF LENT (Laetare Sunday), March 26, 2017:Join me in song for a moment – you all know this one: “Amazing grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me. I o...
A Friar's Life · 2M ago

Do you believe in a God who loves you?

HOMILY FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT, March 5, 2017:“Do you believe in a God who loves you? Do you believe in a God who forgives? Are you able to offer forgiveness to those who have hurt you?...
A Friar's Life · 2M ago

With hearts that have grown by three | #FriarFriday

By Tom Washburn, OFMHave you ever stopped to think that the word “Lent” is a bit of a strange word?  It is one of those words that we simply know, but perhaps we’ve never thought about where...
A Friar's Life · 2M ago

Don't worry, be happy!

A Friar's Life · 3M ago

Love your enemies

HOMILY FOR THE 7th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, February 19, 2017:A priest was preaching one Sunday on the theme of “Love your enemies.” After a long sermon, he asked how many parishioners were ...
A Friar's Life · 3M ago

Make America KIND again

HOMILY FOR THE 6th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME, February 12, 2017:Everyone has heard of Jesse Owens, famous for winning four gold medals in the Berlin Olympics in 1936. Not so many of us, thoug...
A Friar's Life · 3M ago

Be the Light!