A Pilgrim on a Journey of Peace

Taking nothing for his journey except a passion to share the Good News of the Gospel, especially its message of peace, Franciscan Friar Ivan Rohloff’s 23 years of missionary service…

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For I Was Hungry – Part Two

Friar Juan Zuniga Lopez was completing theological studies in San Antonio, Texas, in 2018 when he met Fr. Phil Ley and was introduced to Posada Guadalupe. Here is part two…

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United in Prayer for the Ukraine

Conventual Franciscan Federations United in Prayer The General Delegate for Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (JPIC), Friar Michael J. Lasky, invites all of the Conventual Franciscan Federations to pray…

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Pray and Fast for Peace

Pope Francis asks people across the world to pray and fast today, Ash Wednesday, in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. From friar Antonio Moualeu's 2021 Ash Wednesday reflection:Just as…

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Mission to the People of Amazonia

Friar Erick Marin of the Central American Custody Mary, Mother of the Poor, departs in early February on mission to the people of Amazonia.He was born in Costa Rica and joined…

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Franciscan Hospitality

Serving Those With Nowhere Else to Go Even before the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico, had begun a Ministry of Hospitality,…

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