Prayer

Happy Feast of St. Francis!

Prayer, Saint Francis

Happy Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, a saint for all times, a saint for all people. Today, Oct. 4, Christians around the world remember one of the great heroes of our faith, and the current pope’s namesake. Thanks…

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Thankful for family ties

Prayer, Senior Friars

The oldest and the youngest, Fr. John with Hannah, his first cousin thrice removed. I read yesterday in the USA Today section of The Cincinnati Enquirer that 1 in 3 Americans have cut ties with family as a result…

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Prayers answered through intercession of St. Clare

Prayer, Saint Clare

Icon of St. Clare of Assisi in the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare in Cincinnati The St. Clare Novena was very well received. Over 3,000 people signed up and received the daily emails with the prayers for that day…

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Solemn Novena to St. Francis of Assisi

Prayer, Saint Francis

“Desire above all things to have the Spirit of the Lord and its holy activity, and pray always with a pure heart,” St. Francis of Assisi (The Later Rule, Chapter X:8) In honor of St.…

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Karen receives answer to prayers to our Lord and St. Anthony.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Yes, you may use my email and story as you wish. I am happy to share this with others as a testimony that we are heard, we are loved and we are held in our Father’s almighty hands at…

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Happy Feast of St. Clare

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thanks for praying the Novena to St. Clare with us. We have provided additional resources about St. Clare we thought you might enjoy. Happy Feast of St. Clare! The Blessing of St. Clare May Almighty God bless…

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Fr. John Joseph praises God for St. Anthony

Prayer, Saint Anthony, Senior Friars

On May 10th of this year (2018), as I was preparing to leave for a Secular Franciscan Meeting in Uniontown, Pa., I noticed that my wrist watch was not on its familiar place, my wrist. The Velcro on the…

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St. Clare Novena - Day 9

Prayer, Saint Clare

Let us pray the St. Clare Novena together.  Pray for those who are dying and those grieving the loss of a loved one. Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of the Franciscan Monastery…

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St. Clare Novena - Day 8

Prayer, Saint Clare

Let us pray the St. Clare Novena together. Pray that we will trust in God’s voice and promises even when it is not convenient for us. Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of…

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St. Clare Novena - Day 7

Prayer, Saint Clare

Let us pray the St. Clare Novena together.  Today we pray for Pope Francis and all our spiritual leaders. Click on the video below to follow along with Sr. Vickie Griner, OSC, of the Franciscan Monastery of St. Clare in…

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