A Culture of Care in the Amazon

Friar Michael Lasky reflects on his trip to the Amazon and his visit with Friar Erick Marin Carballo. Friar Erick serves on a team of itinerant missionary disciples in the…

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Experiencing an Abundance of Blessings

A Welcoming Community Keeps Growing in Faith, and Parishioners St. Julia Catholic Community is running out of room. There isn’t enough space for the children and school-age youth in the…

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Saint Marianne Cope

This is the 10-year anniversary of the canonization of Saint Marianne Cope, the first Franciscan woman from North America to be canonized, and the 11th American to be recognized as…

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The Knight of Lady Poverty

In the course of his life, Francis was alone, in deep thoughts, meditating,with multiple and profound questions that assailed his heart.He walked with leisurely steps contemplating the life around him,but…

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Friars and Zombies

In our friary in Legnica, Poland, from August 7 to 18, the Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) offices of both the Conventual Franciscan Order and the Capuchin Franciscans…

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An Itinerant Mission in the Amazon

After eight days by boat, going up the Amazon River, we arrived at Tabatinga, on the triple border of Brazil-Colombia-Peru. We left the port of Manaus amid backpacks, hammocks of…

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