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Not An Ordinary Peace

Not An Ordinary Peace

June 17, 2021

Since the 1960s we've often heard the word peace, but not seen much of it. But when St. Paul uses the word, it means something deeper and more profound than we think. Friar Jude Winkler explains the peace that comes from an encounter with Jesus.

Constitutions Part 8: Mission

Constitutions Part 8: Mission

June 15, 2021

Words teach and actions speak. In this episode, Friar Tim Kulbicki talks about the call for the friars to travel the world proclaiming the Good News. How can we reinvigorate Christian life? How can we share the joy of the Gospel?

Constitutions Part 7: Ministry

Constitutions Part 7: Ministry

June 8, 2021

Ministry is our response to Jesus' commands. St. Francis said: "The Lord God gave me the grace to work." Friar Tim Kulbicki discusses how the Friars respond to the needs of the times in deciding the tasks to be accomplished, then work on their assigned duties (while remembering their spiritual and fraternal lives), humbly doing the things the Church and the community need them to do.

Gone, Here, Coming

Gone, Here, Coming

June 1, 2021

The Ascension...Memorial Day...Pentecost and the baptism in the Holy Spirit. During these days we focus on the words: gone, here, coming. We know that Christ has died, is risen, and will come again; and that knowledge is the source of hope.

The Call: Brother Jim Fields

The Call: Brother Jim Fields

May 30, 2021

Listen to this episode of Franciscan Voice to hear about the life of Brother Jim Fields: World War II veteran, founder of the Franciscan Kitchen in Louisville, Kentucky, and a Conventual Franciscan Friar

Love Demands Justice

Love Demands Justice

May 26, 2021

St. Paul VI wrote that created goods should flow freely and fairly to all. This podcast episode reflects on the words of St. Paul VI and that Jesus' love demands justice for the world, especially the poor.

Constitutions Part 6: Co-responsibility

Constitutions Part 6: Co-responsibility

May 25, 2021

If they take a vow of poverty, how come they have to worry about finances like everybody else? Friar Tim Kulbicki focuses on how the friars care for goods and finances in terms of poverty and as an expression of fraternity.

With Us God Is

With Us God Is

May 25, 2021

On May 25, 1977, we were introduced to a galaxy far, far away with the release of Star Wars Episode IV (A New Hope). In this podcast episode, Friar Michael Lasky talks about the Psalms, Dorothy Day, King David, and adds in a little Yoda. So, grab a cup of coffee and listen to get a little inspiration. May the force be with you!

Behind the Quill: Lunch with Luke

Behind the Quill: Lunch with Luke

May 24, 2021

We know he wrote 25% of what we know as the New Testament, but what do we know about Luke and how he came to know so much about Jesus and the early Church? Listen to the answers from Luke himself as he talks with Br. Tim Blanchard in this episode of Behind the Quill.

Healing the Woundedness

Healing the Woundedness

May 22, 2021

Healing our broken world doesn't begin at the UN. Friar Jude Winkler tells us that every good deed binds wounds, bringing God's presence and goodness to those in need.

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