Martyr of Honduras

- Friar Casimir Cypher OFM Conv. - On June 25, 1975, Friar Casimir Cypher OFM Conv. drove his borrowed pickup into the city of Juticalpa for repairs. He was unaware…

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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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Congratulations to Graduates

This May we celebrated with several of our student friars as they enjoyed the results of their studies and received their diplomas.Friar Franck Lino Sokpolie received a degree in French…

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Mary’s Garden – Part Two

Friar Solanus Mary continues taking us on a walk through Mary's Garden.  Fauna In the world of fauna the name of Our Lady also turns up. Let’s look at a…

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A Walk in Mary’s Garden
Visitation of the Virgin Mary, altarpiece in the Basilica of Saint Frediano, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy

A Walk in Mary’s Garden

Friar Solanus Mary takes us on a short stroll through Mary's Garden.  Creation It’s a very Franciscan thing to look around at creation; to see the wondrous beauty of it…

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Franciscan Joy – Part Three

Friar Pedro Lopez reflects on his pastoral experience with Franciscan Joy The poor tell us what kind of society and world we live in. A world that is not too…

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