Veterans Day

Friars Paul Schloemer and Wayne Mulei served in the military before joining the Conventual Franciscans. They recorded this video for Franciscan Voice in honor of Veterans Day and to share…

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Friar Peter Builds an Ark

(Many thanks to Elon University for permission to share this story.)Friar Peter Tremblay, Associate Chaplain for Catholic Life at Elon University, enjoys crafting beautiful objects through woodworking. He recently completed…

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Death – Our Hope
A statue of Mary stands near the cemetery at Mount St. Francis, Indiana

Death – Our Hope

Part Two of friar Solanus Mary's reflection 'A Christian Should Not Fear Death.' Read Part One Literature - a portrayal If we are aiming and striving for Heaven - and…

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Death – a Christian View
Our Lady's Island, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Death – a Christian View

A Christian Should Not Fear Death November - a remembrance We are now into the month of November. In Ireland, November traditionally marks the first month of the winter season.…

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Celebrating All Saints
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Celebrating All Saints

On November 1 the Church celebrates the Feast of All Saints. This is an opportunity for us to connect with our beloved deceased holy friends and celebrate their glorious relationship…

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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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