October Meditation

This month, as we prepare for trick and treaters on All Hallowed Eve, let us be prepared for whoever shows up at our door, at any time.

All of us long for a sense of meaning and purpose. All over the world, people are starving for answers, and the Holy Spirit wants to direct them . . . → Read More: October Meditation

September Meditation

Peace and blessings.

Hope everyone survived the earth quake and Hurricane Irene. As summer winds down, autumn turns leaves to gold; it is a fitting time to commemorate the Stigmata of St. Francis, Sep. 17.

Let us take this time to call to mind the rule and life of the Secular Franciscan: to observe the . . . → Read More: September Meditation

August Meditation

Peace and blessings.

As we approach August 15, the feast of Our Lady’s Assumption into Heaven, it seems a perfect time to revere and honor our Mother. Fitting, too, to consider her complete and total faith in Yahweh’s providence for her.

Are we ready and willing to follow Mary’s example in all things, saying, “Be . . . → Read More: August Meditation

July’s Meditation

Today is the Feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist as I ponder a meditation for our Fraternity Newsletter.

The priest who celebrated Mass this morning said in his homily that not only was John the precursor of Christ, he carries a message to all of us that we were knit in our mother’s . . . → Read More: July’s Meditation