We fill our tanks with lots of things that aren't so good for us - and we aren't talking about junk food! Friar Jude Winkler reflects on Paul's Letter to the Philippians and gives us some ideas on how we can fill our tanks with good things and ultimately with Christ's Peace.
Have you ever met someone who is really 'at Peace?' What is their secret? Friar Jude Winkler suggests that surrendering to God's love might be a key. God always loves us and wants to heal us, and for us to live in His Peace.
An American Friar, Provincial, and eventually the Franciscan Minister General, Basil Heiser was always a brother and a father to the Conventual Friars. Friar Wayne Hellmann remembers that he always encouraged others to be their best. He died shortly after his 100th birthday (when he celebrated Mass and preached the homily).
Psalm 133 reminds us that community can be soothing and awesome. Friar Jude Winkler talks about 'How good and pleasant it is, when brothers dwell together as one!' (Note: Hermon is the majestic snow-capped mountain visible in the north of Palestine.)