Franciscan retreats and pilgrimages

Events, Prayer, Saint Francis

Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, Italy Spiritual journeys with the Franciscans A retreat or pilgrimage can be life changing. A time of spiritual growth and deepening of your walk with God. Our Franciscan friars want to help you…

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Movie celebrates meeting of St. Francis and Sultan

Events, Saint Francis

St. Francis of Assisi and the Muslim leader al-Malik al-Kamil meet in Damietta, Egypt in this movie still from The Sultan and the Saint Instrument of peace Eight hundred years ago, in 1219 during the 5th Crusade, Francis of…

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St. Anthony helps with fury over files.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Frustration at work The auditors were in our office in January which frankly is never a lot of fun. They are very nice people, pleasant to work with, and do important work for us but with my already full…

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Reds Opening Day Parade

Events, Saint Francis

 The video above highlights the friars in the 2018 Opening Day Parade. Friars are once again excited to be participating in one of Cincinnati’s oldest traditions, the 100th…

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Getting to know Br. Matt Ryan

Vocations

Br. Matt Ryan looks out a window at the Franciscan International Novitiate in Santa Barbara, CA Br. Matt is from Covington, KY, and he entered the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor in August of 2017. 1) What attracted you…

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Lent in the Spirit of St. Francis

Events, Lent and Easter, Prayer

St. Anthony Shrine Lenten Series from Franciscan Media on Vimeo. Our Journey of Mercy “We have this beautiful place that is one of the best-kept secrets in Cincinnati,” says Fr. Clifford Hennings, Director of Shrine Ministry…

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St. Anthony finds Miriam's mother's diamond

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Miriam’s Shrine to St. Anthony Love, devotion, faith I would like to share my story of my love for St. Anthony. My experience happened when we lived in Atlanta, Georgia. I was busy cleaning our home one morning when…

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New documentary of St. Francis showing at Roger Bacon H.S.

Events, Saint Francis

More Than a Birdbath Statue! The St. John the Baptist Province of the Friars Minor and the Holy Trinity Region of the Secular Franciscans are cohosting a showing of Sign of Contradiction, a new documentary film…

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Sarah Center is the 2019 Recipient of National Women's History Month Festival

Events, Serving the poor

The Sarah Center, a program of St. Francis Seraph Ministries, is the 2019 Recipient of all proceeds from the National Women’s History Month Festival II held in Cincinnati, March 1 – 31. The…

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K's little shrine to St. Anthony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I just love St. Anthony and have a little shrine in my room.” When my mother died, she gave me some money, with which I purchased a pair of earrings. I wore them always. Then I lost one. I…

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