Prayer

St. Therese featured in 2019 Advent booklet

Advent and Christmas, Prayer

  Enrich your prayer life this Advent by starting your day with a simple reflection from St. Thérèse of Lisieux, “The Little Flower.” The Franciscan friars invite you to join them in prayer and reflection this Advent…

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St. Anthony helps Anna Marie more profoundly than expected

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Anna Marie’s beloved bulldog, Moni, (short for Monarch) because of her amazing transformation from a feeble puppy mill mama who had never seen sunlight or grass, to a strong and beautiful dog who loved everyone she met. A flurry…

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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. On 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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Celebrating the Feast of St. Francis with pet blessings and more

Prayer, Saint Francis

The Feast of St. Francis of Assisi is on October 4 SOLEMN NOVENA in HONOR of ST. FRANCIS of ASSISI We invite you to join us in praying the Solemn Novena to St. Francis with…

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Ann's name for St. Anthony, is "St. Wonderful"

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Hello, my name is Ann and St. Anthony is one of my favourite saints. I call him St. Wonderful because he finds everything I misplace, and I misplace a lot of stuff. A couple of months ago I misplaced…

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Sign up for the 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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Prayers to St. Clare answered

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thank you for praying the Solemn Novena to St. Clare of Assisi with us which culminated on her feast day Sunday, August 11.  Below are comments from a few of the people we heard from after the novena.

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St. Anthony helped find my lost precious ring.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I bear witness to everyone of St. Anthony’s intercession.” I left my home in the city and traveled to my village to stay with my brother for my husband’s funeral. On the third day when most of the people…

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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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Carmen relies on her friend, Tony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Dear Franciscan Friars, Thank you for all that you do. Sometime ago my telephone was not working properly and I couldn’t find someone to help me. I prayed and prayed to St. Anthony and thought I would just let…

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