Friar Martin de Porres Ward

When Friar Martin de Porres Ward shared his vocation story with those desiring to join the Order he would talk about the difficulties he faced - the prejudice he faced…

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Sweet & Spicy

JPIC in Indonesia and the Philippines “The Lord gave me, Brother Francis, thus to begin doing penance in this way: for when I was in sin, it seemed too bitter…

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Turkish Bishops Share Problems and Hopes with Pope Francis
The Iskenderun Cathedral before and after the 2023 earthquake

Turkish Bishops Share Problems and Hopes with Pope Francis

The Turkish Bishops concluded their ad limina visit meeting with Pope Francis on February 9. An Ad Limina visit is a periodic obligatory visit made by all bishops’ conferences to Rome.…

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Saint Bonaventure – A Voice Still Relevant Today
St. Bonaventure (Painting by Peter Paul Rubens, ca. 1620)

Saint Bonaventure – A Voice Still Relevant Today

This year is the 750th anniversary of the death of the Seraphic Doctor (d. July 15, 1274). On February 2, 2024, the Ministers General of the First Order and the…

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