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Lent with St. Francis

Lent booklet Ash Wednesday is February 10th.

The Friar Works office and our own ministry, Franciscan Media, have teamed up to bring you, Lent With St. Francis, adapted from the book by Diane M. Houdek.

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Shrines of Italy Tour

st francis basilica_CVO_13771Join Fr. Larry Zurek, OFM, for an incredible tour of some of Italy’s most sacred and historical sites from September 27 to October 7, 2016

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A special presentation will be held at the Shrine on Wednesday February 24 at 6:00PM

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Please pray for the following intentions

Saint Anthony, thank you for answering my prayers! Please intercede to infant Jesus, please restore my relationship with Haider. Please touch his heart and let him find me, please tell him to reach out for me this time. Amen. In Jesus name I ask this, Amen. Please hear all of us here asking for your intercessions. Thank you Lord. Amen. ...

Annabelle - Friday Feb, 12, 2016

I believe in one God, the Father almighty, maker of heaven and earth, of all things visible and invisible. I believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Son of God, born of the Father before all ages. God from God, Light from Light, true God from true God, begotten, not made, consubstantial with the Father; through him all things were made. ...

TCB - Friday Feb, 12, 2016


Thursday Jan, 14, 2016

My St. Anthony story involves my dear friend of 60 years. ...

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Thursday Jan, 14, 2016

This was devastating and I was lost, what am I going to do? ...

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