Opening Eyes and Hearts to Poverty

Opening Eyes and Hearts to Poverty

17 NOV, 2017 BY MARK SOEHNER, OFM Pope Francis wrote a letter on the Feast of St. Anthony this year that marks this coming Sunday, the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, as the First World Day of the Poor. The purpose of this day, Nov. 19, is to develop “moments of...
Fr. Mel’s Encounter With Solanus Casey

Fr. Mel’s Encounter With Solanus Casey

16 NOV, 2017 By Fr. Mark Soehner, OFM So many people in the middle part of the last century had their lives touched by a simple friar. Fr. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap, was a walking icon of Jesus: humble, direct, healing people, distributing food. One of the great...
Fr. Bert Remembers Solanus Casey

Fr. Bert Remembers Solanus Casey

16 NOV, 2017 Thousands who received comfort and counsel from Fr. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap, were convinced that this humble Franciscan was an instrument of God. Among them are a number of friars from St. John the Baptist Province. Most were children in Detroit when...