St. Clare of Assisi

"They say that we are too poor but can a heart which possesses the infinite God be truly called poor?... St. Clare of AssisiToday, August 11th, is the Feast Day…

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The Christocentric View
St. Bonaventure (Painting by Peter Paul Rubens, ca. 1620)

The Christocentric View

Christ at the Center July 15 is the Feast of Saint Bonaventure, one of the great Franciscans. With Saint Anthony of Padua and Blessed John Duns Scotus, Bonaventure is one…

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Not Freedom from, but Freedom for

For the United States and its citizens, Independence Day is a very significant holiday. Families come together to have dinner, spend time together, watch firework shows, and enjoy each other's…

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Easter Triduum

Why do we assemble on the day of the Lord? The primary celebration of Christians is their gathering on Lord’s Day. It is the Day of Christ’s Resurrection on the…

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Bishop of Lebanon

Living the Gospel, Serving in Charity - Bishop César Essayan OFM Conv., the Apostolic Vicar for the Latin Church in Lebanon, has a simple motto: Gospel, Charity. Working for justice,…

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Ephphatha – be opened!

When we are spiritually and emotionally paralysed and are unable to receive God’s love, and are cut off from the spiritual energies within our souls, we need to allow Christ…

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