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A Message to New Novices

A Message to New Novices

November 30, 2020

Friar Michael Lasky addresses four friar novices, newly-invested in the Franciscan habit, as they prepare to leave for Novitiate. The novices will live a year and a day falling more deeply in love with the Lord. Though the words are addressed to the four new friars, they are true for all who strive to live the Gospel.

Four Gospels, Two Friars, & One Microphone - First episode

Four Gospels, Two Friars, & One Microphone - First episode

November 19, 2020

Friars Max and Terence introduce their new series - Four Gospels, Two Friars, and One Microphone.

In this episode they introduce St. Francis, rebuilding the Church, and Pink Floyd's The Wall - How do all these things connect? Listen and find out!

Saint Max Part 5

Saint Max Part 5

November 19, 2020

You may know his name, but do you really know St. Maximilian Kolbe? In this series, the 20th-century Conventual Franciscan saint introduces himself and his message in a contemporary voice

Saint Max Part 4

Saint Max Part 4

November 19, 2020

You may know his name, but do you really know St. Maximilian Kolbe? In this series, the 20th-century Conventual Franciscan saint introduces himself and his message in a contemporary voice

Saint Max Part 3

Saint Max Part 3

November 19, 2020

You may know his name, but do you really know St. Maximilian Kolbe? In this series, the 20th-century Conventual Franciscan saint introduces himself and his message in a contemporary voice

Saint Max Part 1

Saint Max Part 1

November 19, 2020

You may know his name, but do you really know St. Maximilian Kolbe? In this series, the 20th-century Conventual Franciscan saint introduces himself and his message in a contemporary voice

Saint Max Part 2
How Can God Love Someone Like Me?

How Can God Love Someone Like Me?

November 18, 2020

+Brother John Maurer answers the question “How can God love someone like me?” by sharing his personal journey from pain and deep depression to discovering God’s mercy and love. Providing steps that we can take to begin our own journey, Br. John gives us insight into those around us - from the people we sit with in Church to the street people living under a bridge. (+Brother John died on September 10, 2020. He dedicated his life as a Franciscan to those who are often invisible to others. He served the elderly, the homeless, and those suffering from addictions.)

Bishop John Stowe: 2020 Redux_Pandemic, Protest, & Pro-life

Bishop John Stowe: 2020 Redux_Pandemic, Protest, & Pro-life

November 18, 2020

In excerpts from an online dialogue concerning The Church After 2020, Lexington (KY) Bishop John Stowe OFM Conv. talks about issues and challenges facing all of us (including racism, inequality, the environment), and how people of faith must respond.

Brief Break for Peace: Shalom

Brief Break for Peace: Shalom

November 17, 2020

With years of experience as a teacher and writer for everyone from children to graduate students, Friar Jude Winkler cuts through complexity to help us see clearly. In this series, Fr. Jude encourages us to take a brief break (two to three minutes) to think about peace.

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