Saint Kateri Tekakwitha
"Lily in the Snow" painting by Karla Aurora Kozach

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha

Saint Kateri Tekakwitha is widely seen as a bridge between Native American and European cultures. In the centuries since her death, she has had devotees ranging from French priests to…

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Celebrating Mother Earth

Earth Day 2024 was celebrated officially on April 22. Here are a couple of events held on April 20 and an important initiative announced on April 23 in recognition of…

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Answering the Call

The Franciscan Center in Baltimore, Maryland On November 29, 2023, there was a joyous three-part celebration for the Friars of Our Lady of the Angels Province. The Feast of All…

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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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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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