Friar Field Journal No. 1

One of the wonderful aspects of the city of Oxford, England, is the existence of green spots, both cultivated and uncultivated, where nature really comes into her own. The wildlife…

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Celebrating St. Anthony of Padua

Becoming a Brother to ‘Il Santo’ A First Encounter in Italy The first time that I ‘met’ St. Anthony of Padua, I was with other Franciscan students in Italy preparing…

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Wildflower Blessings

June 5, 2021, is World Environment Day. The theme this year is "Ecosystem Restoration." This restoration can take many forms: growing trees, greening cities, rewilding gardens, cleaning up rivers and…

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