Renewal of vows at St. Joseph friary

On the eve of the friary's patronal feast of St. Joseph the Worker, fourteen temporary professed friars renewed their temporary vows at the interprovincial temporary professed program in Chicago.


A lifeline for online learners

Thanks to IT people like Fr. Mark Hudak, more than 55 million U.S. students are learning remotely. In a time of COVID-19 quarantine, connecting kids with teachers gives them some...

Easter is the deepest truth

Easter is not magic, nor looking at life with rose-colored glasses. For me, it is the key that unlocks the truth, the beauty, the mystery of life.


An Easter activity

Oregon artist Vicki Shuck has taken an image that has special meaning in this time of need – Jesus showing his disciples his servant heart – and turned it into...

An Easter blessing

Within you exists his imperishable Spirit and love that heals and saves and never fades, for deep waters cannot quench his love, nor floods sweep it a way.


Sleeping in safety

Homeless people in Over-the-Rhine have a safe - and clean - place to sleep thanks to three members of St. Francis Seraph Parish who sanitize the church every morning.


It’s Not Just a Tree

Sheltered in place this week at St. Francis Retreat House in Easton, Pa., Br. Scott Obrecht shared this photo of a magnolia tree in full bloom and the thoughts it...

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