From Wounds, New Life

On January 5, 2024, at the Sanctuary of La Verna, Italy, the opening celebration of the 800th anniversary of the Stigmata of St. Francis (1224-2024) took place on Mount La…

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Greccio and the O Antiphons

Creating Your Nativity Scene with Pope Francis is a free Franciscan resource*, available in eighteen languages, honoring the 800th anniversary of the Christmas at Greccio. (Click here for the English…

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Basilica of Saint Mary Major

The Canticle of Creation & Assumption of Mary Rooted in the Mystery of the Incarnation Take a tour of the Basilica of Saint Mary Major with a focus on the…

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Basilica of Saint John Lateran

November 9th is the feast of the Dedication of the Saint John Lateran Basilica. On the afternoon of November 2, 2023, Friar Michael Lasky led a group of twenty-two friars…

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The Three Virtues Dearest to the Blessed Virgin Mary
Visitation of the Virgin Mary, altarpiece in the Basilica of Saint Frediano, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

The Three Virtues Dearest to the Blessed Virgin Mary

In order to grow in our love of the Blessed Virgin Mary it is important to increase our knowledge of her. We can do this by reading good books about…

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