Living Like Francis Today

Live simply. Live prayerfully. Live in peace. Living Like Francis Today puts you in touch with the God of love and mercy Pope Francis wants us to know. Each of the six short chapters begin and end with a simple prayer from scripture or from the writing of St. Francis. Short reflections invite you to apply theContinue reading “Living Like Francis Today”

“Preach the Gospel. If necessary, use words.”

The feast day for St. Francis is October 4th. Francis lived a life of peace, joy, and simplicity. He loved and served the poor and throwaway people. He has made his way down the centuries into our hearts. Explore Francis’s practice of generosity, prayer, and more in Living Like Francis Today. Only $5.50. You canContinue reading ““Preach the Gospel. If necessary, use words.””

A Lenten Practice: Living Like Francis

Living Like Francis Today invites both individuals and small groups to explore six Franciscan themes — 

living simply, 
humbly, prayerfully, lovingly, 
with care for creation, and at peace.

 This small 60-page book combines the teaching and prayers of St. Francis with gospel stories and reflection suggestions. A bargain at just $5.50. Click here for a sample chapter. Order online orContinue reading “A Lenten Practice: Living Like Francis”

Happy Feast of St. Francis!

We hope you enjoy this poem of Galway Kinnell, “Saint Francis and the Sow”. The bud stands for all things, even for those things that don’t flower, for everything flowers, from within, of self-blessing; though sometimes it is necessary to reteach a thing its loveliness, to put a hand on its brow of the flowerContinue reading “Happy Feast of St. Francis!”

Earthly Advice from Pope Francis

In his new encyclical, Laudato Si, Pope Francis asks us to care for our common home, Earth. He says this will take both inner conversion and global action. Take a little time each day this week to consider what our sister Earth needs from you. The numbers in parentheses refer to paragraphs in the encyclical.Continue reading “Earthly Advice from Pope Francis”