Prayer

Join us for Transitus

Prayer, Saint Francis

  Painting of the Transitus by Chilean painter Pedro Subercaseaux Erraězuriz, OSB (1911-1920s). Public domain The Transitus, or crossing, refers to “the time of passage through death to life” Please join the Franciscan friars of the…

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Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis

Prayer, Saint Francis

Br. Vince Delorenzo with his pet bird Gracie, a Senegal Parrot. Celebrating St. Francis Please join the Franciscan friars of the Province of St. John the Baptist as they honor their founder, St. Francis of Assisi. SOLEMN NOVENA…

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St. Anthony saves family vacation

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Answered prayers in God’s time My husband and I decided to take our kids on a short, one-night trip to Disney World. Everything was going fine at the resort until my husband decided to run to the vending machine…

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Solemn Novena to St. Francis

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. Francis,…

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Hurricane Ida Relief Fund

Missions, Prayer

Photo of Hurricane Ida from NASA.gov Friarworks Co-Director Fr. John Bok relays an urgent message for help for the victims of Hurricane Ida.  Dear Friends, Fr. Joe Hund, pastor of St. Mary…

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St. Anthony ends search for prescription

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Photo by Michelle Leman by Pexels Turn to St. Anthony I was running low on one of my medications so I got a refill from my pharmacy. When I needed the medicine, I did a casual search in…

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St. Clare Novena prayers answered

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thank you St. Clare! Our online Novena to St. Clare of Assisi resulted in many answered prayers. Below are just a few of the people that shared with us.  Prayer is powerful.   If you’d like to share your answered…

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Hats off to St. Anthony for his help!

Prayer, Saint Anthony

St. Anthony and God are amazing! I have an amazing story to share. My sister-in-law lost her hat while swimming in the lake today. By the time she knew it was gone it was nowhere to be seen. We…

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St. Clare Novena

Prayer, Saint Clare

St. Clare of Assisi St. Clare was one of Francis’ first followers and founded the Second Order of Franciscans, known today as the Poor Clares. In honor of St. Clare, we invite you to pray an online novena,…

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St. Anthony helps a pregnant woman and her unborn baby

Prayer, Saint Anthony

  “I prayed all night” During the first weeks of my pregnancy, I desperately prayed to St. Anthony because I had a painful kidney stone. The doctors told me that if something went wrong during surgery, they would not…

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