I believe that our Revitalization begins by touching the Risen Christ in our midst. He probably looks so ordinary – like a Stranger, a Gardener, a Cook. And yet, when He speaks, our hearts are on fire.
As Lent approaches, Fr. Mark Soehner is reflecting on personal priorities. While U.S. friars look to form a national province, “In my own life, I am asking the question, ‘What needs restructuring?’” He suggests we develop goals that lead to renewal in this “spiritual springtime.”
Provincial Minister Mark Soehner recaps the 2018 Franciscan year.
When the air gets cold and the winter clouds hang low and purple overhead, my memories go to the expectation that we felt as kids regarding Christmas.
“Our family has a tradition, handed down from my grandmother, of baking Sand Tarts,” says Fr. Mark Soehner.