An Image of Easter

Fr. Blane Grein, OFM

One image you can bring in for Easter is the idea that things lose their leaves in the winter, and when the...

Letting the Spirit Lead

Fr. Robert Seay, OFM

My style of preaching is very unconventional. I do have some notes; I come across themes and look at other things, maybe...

A Glimpse of Life in Poverty

They learned what it was like to live in poverty, says Fr. Cliff Hennings (top row center)

BY CLIFFORD HENNINGS, OFM

Lent is a wonderful time...

Parents as Pupils

Twice a month when Sunday Mass ends, about 60 people follow Br. Al Mascia across the street from Our Lady of La Salette Church in Berkley, Mich., for even more...

Personal Giving

Last year Br. Tim Lamb asked young African friars in Nairobi, Kenya, what they wanted to do for Lent. In terms of sacrifice, "They wanted me to write a check."...

Mending Society

Since just 4% of Jamaicans are Catholic, "I am always baffled by the fact that Ash Wednesday is a national holiday," says Pastor Jim Bok of Mary, Gate of Heaven...

The Navajo Way

Aside from Christmas and Easter, "Ash Wednesday was always the best attended service of the year," according to Fr. Blane Grein, former pastor of Our Lady of Fatima, a Navajo...

Teaching Lent

Students in Theology classes at Roger Bacon will have a hard time escaping their Lenten resolutions. They’re as close as the screen on their iPad. They can thank Provincial Minister...

Hispanic Tradition

According to a survey of ethnic groups in America, "Hispanics are most likely to embrace the idea of sacrifice or giving something up" for Lent, says Christianity Today. Fr. Luis...

Learn along with Brothers

The group gathered for a photo on their first day. Photo by Alvin Te

(Mark has been attending the Annual Meeting of the Minister General and...

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