Prayer

Our Journey through Lent video series

Lent and Easter, Prayer

Br. Al Mascia, OFM, will host Lenten presentations. Fast – Pray – Give Br. Al Mascia, OFM, hosts, Our Journey through Lent, three online video presentations beginning Ash Wednesday. Friars in the Michigan area will share reflections, readings…

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20th Century Saints focus of Lent prayer booklet

Lent and Easter, Prayer

Free Prayer Booklet Lent 20th Century Saints: Daily Reflections, written by Melanie Rigney, features prayers and reflections for every day of Lent. Each day’s reflection introduces a different saint who lived during the 20th century, with a prayer…

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A blessing for the New Year

Prayer

May the grace of God continue to flow and grow in your soul and show more than you already know of his love for you. Br. Ed Gura, OFM One of the blessings I experienced in 2020 was…

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St. Anthony helps with more than finding items

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Nothing worked until I prayed to St. Anthony Like many people, I have been helped by St. Anthony to find lost things. He has helped me SO OFTEN that I hesitate to bother him with my continued losses. But…

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St. Anthony Helps during Darkest Times

Prayer, Saint Anthony, Uncategorized

Trust in St. Anthony This has been a terrible year for us, as it has been for so many. My husband has been suffering with severe COPD along with acute lung problems, which have left him in very bad…

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Prayer for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Daily prayer to be said during the Coronavirus Pandemic Click image to download a PDF of the prayer. Loving God, Your Son, Jesus Christ, traveled through towns and villages “curing every disease…

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St Anthony helps find a very important key

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“There was the key in the pocket of the cassock!” This miracle took place in the year 2015, while I was working as a seminarian on pastoral work experience at Christ the King Cathedral in the Roman Catholic Diocese…

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OLO Guadalupe featured in Advent prayer book

Advent and Christmas, Prayer

Pray with us The Franciscan friars invite you to join them in prayer and reflection this Advent season with the bilingual pocket booklet, Advent with Our Lady of Guadalupe, by Susan Hines-Brigger of Franciscan Media. Each prayer booklet is written…

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Safely celebrating the Feast of St. Francis

Prayer, Saint Francis

St. Francis looks out over the valley of olive trees near the San Damiano church in Assisi, Italy. Celebrating Francis during a pandemic Although we can’t gather in large groups this year, friars around the Province of St.…

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Solemn Novena to St. Francis 2020

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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