Simply Peaceful: The Holy Life of St. Francis of Assisi

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. The Peace Prayer of St. Francis Leaving Everything to Follow JesusIn the Gospels, Jesus calls us to leave everything behind and follow him. During his earthly ministry, he called his disciples to leave behind their old life to find new life in him. They left their families,Continue reading “Simply Peaceful: The Holy Life of St. Francis of Assisi”

This Sunday’s Gospel: May 10, 2020

John 14:1-12 Jesus said to his disciples:“Do not let your hearts be troubled.You have faith in God; have faith also in me.In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places.If there were not,would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you?And if I go and prepare a place forContinue reading “This Sunday’s Gospel: May 10, 2020”

How Have We Been Prodigal?

Because this son of mine was dead, but has and has come to life again; he was lost, and has been found. Luke 15:24 Have you ever wondered what the word prodigal means? The Parable of the Prodigal Son is one that I’ve heard since my Catholic elementary school days, but it took me untilContinue reading “How Have We Been Prodigal?”