Angels watching over Fr. John

On October 2, Fr. John Bok experienced an event that made him reflect on God’s providence, miracles, Guardian Angels, and the laws of physics.


Doing God’s good work

Congratulations to Annie Timmons, president of the Friars Club, who was named a Center for Respite Care Transformation Award recipient for 2022.


Was Francis a madman?

Was Francis a madman? To many, it would appear so. After all, he was a rich man who chose to beg and live outside the city walls. To people of...

St. Francis and the road to renewal

Francis began to encounter the living Christ after much suffering. While a rich merchant’s son, and with everything going his own way, he might have never met Christ.


Instruments of healing and peace

As the feast of St. Francis approaches, we asked the friars how the beloved saint continues to inspire them to be instruments of healing and peace in their ministries, through...

Join us for Transitus

Celebrate St. Francis' "passage through death to life" with the Franciscans in Cincinnati, Oh. or Livonia, Mich.


Join us for the Feast of St. Francis

Celebrate the Feast of St. Francis with us. Join us in activities such as: an online novena prayer, pet blessings, masses, parish festival, Transitus, weekend retreat, and more!


Twenty-five years of faithful service

The Daughters of Divine Love (DDL) arrived in Jamaica from Nigeria on Feb. 6, 1997. Archbishop Charles Dufour, then Bishop of the Diocese of Montego Bay, welcomed Sisters Victoria Oleka,...

A season of newness

As we move past Labor Day, now fully into September, we begin to feel a bit of shifting in the weather. The humidity is improving. The “autumn rains are covering...

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