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The Agony in the Garden (Stations of the Cross in Ghana, photo by friar Don Halpin)

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Jesus is Condemned to Death The innocent suffer for the sins of others Meditation We were present in the Creator's mind and heart, even before these ancient soils and waters…

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Introducing an Ecological Way of the Cross

The following is excerpted from a booklet prepared by the Franciscan Friars Conventual JPIC commission and a combined adaptation from a Catholic Climate Covenant (CCC) parish resource (from the Archdiocese…

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Super Bowl Party

Super Bowl LVII took place on Sunday, February 12. The friars at our house of formation in San Antonio, Texas, hosted a party and watched the Kansas City Chiefs defeat…

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Saint Josephine Bakhita

Josephine Bakhita was born in the Sudan around 1869. Kidnapped by Arab slave traders when she was about seven years old, for many years Josephine was bought and sold, treated…

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Update from Our Friars in Ukraine

For more than fourteen years, the Conventual Franciscan community in Kremenchuk, a city in the Poltava region of central Ukraine, has been caring for the homeless, the poor and needy.…

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