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Will I See My Dog in Heaven?

Wouldn’t it seem strange if these sister and brother creatures,
who are invited to praise God with us here on earth, are not
welcomed to praise God with us in heaven?

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St. Francis and St. Clare


Clare and Francis: Assisi’s Most Dangerous Citizens

Sometimes we’re so attracted to saints for our own reasons that we fail to see how
radical they were in their day.

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Contemplative Prayer


Living a Prayerful Life

Contemplative prayer can be intimidating,
but it doesn't have to be. All we need is practice.

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Over the Rhine


The Franciscan Spirit
in Over-the-Rhine

Saint Francis loved and cared for the poor.
The Franciscan Friars of St. John the Baptist
Province and Franciscan Media follow that example.

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People participate in a protest supporting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in New York City Sept. 9, 2017. In its next term, the Supreme Court will examine if the Trump administration illegally tried to end a program that protects young adults brought to the U.S. as minors without documentation. (CNS photo/Stephanie Keith, Reuters)


Dream On

Do we have the courage to stand
with Dreamers and keep their
hope for a better future alive? 

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Dorothy Day image by Gregory A. Shemitz via CNS


Radical Hospitality

This wife and mother wanted to model her life on Dorothy Day’s. But she quickly learned that hospitality begins in the heart, not the home.

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Father Rob Galea


Hope through Music:
An Interview with Rob Galea

Addiction, depression, music, and faith—all are a
part of this popular priest’s journey.

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Inspirational Resources




“This is the most inspirational site on the Internet. In carrying forward the love of Saint Francis, you have brought joy and hope to so many.”



“You bring light and peace to a world sorely in need of both. You are a source of peace in our divided world. Keep up your healing work.”


“When I turn on my computer each morning, before I read my emails, the box scores from last night’s game, or the news, I read Saint of the Day and Minute Meditations. What a way to start the day!”


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