Franciscan Joy: Hope is the gift of Easter

Franciscan Joy: Hope is the gift of Easter

A future full of hope is a special gift to those with Easter faith. Peter says it well in his first letter: “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who in his great mercy gave us a new birth to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead…” It is Easter that really explains why we are people with a living, vibrant hope!

Finding God in Our Midst

Finding God in Our Midst

The Shrine of Greccio 22 DEC, 2017 BY FR. JEFF SCHEELER, OFM So much of Jesus’ life was spent in simplicity and poverty. When Jesus was born in Bethlehem it was in the animals’ stable and he was first revealed to poor shepherds, who probably smelled like the sheep! At...
Estoy En Antigua, Guatemala

Estoy En Antigua, Guatemala

14 NOV, 2017 (Fr. Jeff Scheeler sends greetings from Antigua, Guatemala, where he is immersed in the study of Spanish.) (English version follows) See Fr. Jeff’s photos on Flickr Estoy en Antigua Guatemala, donde voy a pasar un mes estudiando el español. Lo he...