It’s Us > Can We
Weavings by friar Charles McCarthy - recently featured in an art show at the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts at Mount St. Francis, Indiana

It’s Us > Can We

It’s Us > Can We it’s the face of seein’ that sees us it’s the voice of hearin’ that speaks us it’s the heart of bleedin’ that loves us it’s…

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Crabs and Beans

In the Malaysian coastal town of Malacca, there occasionally appears a type of crab with a distinct cross-shaped mark on its shell. I remember, when I lived in that country,…

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Corda Pia

During our novitiate in 2019, we were taught two of the three songs of the Corda Pia by our novice-master, Brother Joseph Wood, and the novice-brothers performed it twice, once…

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Proclaiming the Beautiful

Art by the Friars The Franciscans have a deep tradition in the arts. Many of our friars create art in various mediums - textiles, pottery, photography, painting, sculpture, and more.The…

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Mass Rocks

Friar Solanus Mary takes us on a trip through history and Donegal County in Ireland to visit four Mass Rocks. In this piece, I want to tell you of a…

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As we make our way to the midpoint of Lent, we may need a reminder to slow down and reflect on our journey. To help us draw on the guidance…

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