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A Friar's Life · 16h 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 · 1W 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 · 2W ago

Be the Light!

A Friar's Life · 2W ago

Restorationism brings traditionalist approaches to parish life | National Catholic Reporter

By Peter Feuerherd | Feb. 2, 2017Within church circles, restorationism, a movement to "renew the renewal" of Vatican II by bringing traditionalist approaches to liturgy and governance of p...
A Friar's Life · 2W ago

People are Afraid | Friar Friday

“People are afraid.” I heard these three simple words recently in a news broadcast and they are three words that have really stuck with me. I haven’t been able to shake them from my mind, fr...
A Friar's Life · 2W ago

Keep the Johnson Amendment!

A Friar's Life · 2W ago

US Franciscan Friars speak out against immigration ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2017“I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25.35)The recent actions of President Donald J. Trump regarding the treatment of immigrants and refugees...
A Friar's Life · 1M ago

Called to be holy

HOMILY FOR THE 2nd SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, January 15, 2017:I would like to conduct an informal poll this morning. By a show of hands, how many of you would say that you are a saint?King He...
A Friar's Life · 1M ago

Go home by another way

A Friar's Life · 1M ago

The real electoral problem may lie within us | Sr. Joan Chittister | NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER

By Joan Chittister | Jan. 5, 2017 | NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTERWe're in the middle of it now. But where it's going in the end may be to the wrong place entirely.The election is over but we ...