Franciscan Voice
The Only Source of Peace

The Only Source of Peace

November 16, 2022

The friars in Kenya serve at a shrine to the Blessed Virgin Mary on the border between different political factions, an area that erupted in post-election violence 15 years ago. Friar Jude Winkler points out that on this common ground, we can find the source of true peace.

 

No Matter Where We Are

No Matter Where We Are

October 25, 2022

Here's how friars in France have simplified their way of life and have, through their kind sharing, brought a renewal of faith to those around them.

Jesus and Moses

Jesus and Moses

October 17, 2022

Why should we love our enemies? Friar Jude Winkler talks about Jesus, Moses, and the film 'Gandhi' as he reflects on the Gospel of Matthew.

Blessed are the Peacemakers

Blessed are the Peacemakers

September 20, 2022

How do we radiate the peace that the world truly needs? From the Ten Commandments to the Sermon on the Mount, Friar Jude Winkler talks about what we can do to promote peace.

Planting Seeds of Love

Planting Seeds of Love

September 8, 2022

How do we create peace in the world? Friar Jude Winkler talks about Chapter 12 of St. Paul's Letter to the Romans and ways to plant seeds of compassion and love.

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

August 29, 2022

When Jesus said he came not to bring peace, but division, he was indicating that not everyone would embrace His message of love for one another. Even though it seems "No good deed goes unpunished," Fr. Jude Winkler encourages a sometimes heroic response to the Gospel.

Saint Maximilian M Kolbe: His Story

Saint Maximilian M Kolbe: His Story

August 12, 2022

Saint Maximilian Kolbe OFM Conv. was a Polish Conventual Franciscan Friar who volunteered to die in place of a stranger in the German death camp of Auschwitz. Kolbe was canonized in 1982 by St. Pope John Paul II who declared Saint Maximilian Kolbe to be a Martyr of Charity. He is considered the patron saint of families, journalists, prisoners, drug-addicts, and the pro-life movement. Here is his story.

(Friar Solanus Mary's recording was produced by Christian Media Trust for South East Radio - both located in Wexford, Ireland)

Part 11 - Dante and the Franciscans

Part 11 - Dante and the Franciscans

August 3, 2022

For us as Franciscans, we see the recent 700th Anniversary of Dante’s death as a time to rediscover and continue with the responsibility that Providence has entrusted to us. Friar John Heinz talks about the Dante Center of Ravenna in this conclusion of our series on Dante and the Franciscans.

Blessed Solanus Casey - His Story

Blessed Solanus Casey - His Story

July 29, 2022

A Priest, doorkeeper, counselor, whose prayers are credited with miraculous cures - Who is Blessed Solanus Casey?  Friar Solanus Mary tells his story in this episode of Franciscan Voice. (Friar Solanus Mary's recording was produced by Christian Media Trust for South East Radio - both located in Wexford, Ireland)

Part 10: Dante and the Franciscans

Part 10: Dante and the Franciscans

July 25, 2022

From public readings, paintings, commentaries - Franciscans share their connection with Dante. Friar John Heinz continues the story of the ongoing relationship between Dante and the Franciscans. 

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