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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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)
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.