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From the Friars · 4d ago

Father Andrew Apostoli

Fr. Andrew Health Update (PM) December 7, 2017Father is still with us. As the night concluded we gathered around his bed and sang this traditional hymn to Mother Mary. Please join us in pray...
From the Friars · 6d ago

Fr. Andrew Health Update

Fr. Andrew Health Update - December 5, 2017The Franciscan Friars of the Renewal and the Apostoli family continue to be grateful for the outpouring of support and prayers for Fr. Andrew over ...
From the Friars · 1w ago

Becoming Present

At times my mind is a prison cell. No people, no light and no fresh air. Inside these walls the future becomes a fairytale, while the past suffocates the present. I replay my crime over and ...
From the Friars · 4W ago

Heroic Love

My mother spent the last 15 years of her life in a nursing home suffering from Alzheimer’s. I would be a liar if I said that her disease had not caused my family any suffering or that we acc...
From the Friars · 4W ago

Health update - Fr. Andrew Apostoli

My dear friends in Christ,It saddens me to announce that due to a recent decline in my health, I am not longer able to keep a public schedule at this time. Unfortunately, talks and retreats ...
From the Friars · 1M ago

From the Friars · 1M ago

Mass at Midnight

Mass at midnight for the souls was powerful! Thank you to all who joined in and submitted names of your dearly beloved deceased. 🎤From the Friars Podcast for the full story!🎧https://soundclo...
From the Friars · 1M ago


I was 17 years old when I first encountered death.  My grandmother died one night peacefully in her sleep at the age of 84 with a set of rosary beads next to her bed, which she most likely p...
From the Friars · 1M ago

First Feastday of Saint Angelus

Today is the first feast day for the newly canonized Saint Angelus of Acri! Podcast interview with Deacon Br. Angelus who talks about what it was like to attend the canonization Mass in Rome...
From the Friars · 1M ago

Ricky Baker and Our Father

A film came out of New Zealand recently called “The Hunt for the Wilderpeople”. It’s a comedy. If you haven’t seen it, I won’t spoil it by telling you that Ricky Baker is the main character....