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U.S. Franciscan Father Michael Perry, minister general of the Order of Friars Minor, is pictured at the Franciscan headquarters in Rome June 12. Father Perry discussed


Franciscans around the world join the Laudato Si’ Revolution 

From 24 May 2020 to 24 May 2021, the Franciscan Family will join in a global campaign to celebrate and implement the Laudato Si’ encyclical of Pope Francis.

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Be a Living Prayer



Be a Living Prayer

With the guidance of Saint Francis of Assisi, you can learn to ground your life in prayer.


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Minute Meditations

Looking for a quiet spot in your busy day? Try our Minute Meditations. 

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Saint of the Day

 

Saint of the Day

Join Franciscan Media in our daily celebration of these holy men and women of God. Sign up for Saint of the Day, a free resource delivered right to your inbox. 

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Quigley Mary


A Friar Reflects on Mary

“God is love,” John Quigley, OFM, says. “And God wanted a physical way to be God.” Enter Mary.

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Sacred Violence

It is only the mystics and seers in all of the great religions who give us a genuinely new story: redemptive suffering instead of redemptive violence.

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A sign greets visitors to the meditation garden at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, Ariz., in this October 2014 photo. Pope Francis' long-anticipated encyclical on the environment was released at the Vatican June 18. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec)

 

Franciscans around the world join the Laudato Si’ Revolution 

From 24 May 2020 to 24 May 2021, the Franciscan Family will join in a global campaign to celebrate and implement the Laudato Si’ encyclical of Pope Francis.
 

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