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St. Francis of Assisi

Sensory-Friendly Mass is perfect for any person who struggles with the crowds, noise, sights, and smells of the typical liturgy. The sound is softer, the lighting is lower, and there are adaptive Missals available, but the biggest difference is that there isn’t any stigma. Even if you or your child

by Eileen Connelly, OSU A Franciscan friar has authored a new book that combines his deep love for his community and his passion for history. Franciscan Friars: Coast to Coast, by Father Jack Clark Robinson, was released in November by Arcadia Publishing as part of its “Images of America Series,”

Father Casey in his video series breaking the habit looks at the life of Saint Francis. St. Francis is the greatest saint in the history of the Church. At least, he is for Father Casey. The Prayer of Saint Francis Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there

In Brother Casey’s Breaking the Habit series, today we look at St. Francis of Assisi. Eight hundred years ago, St. Francis of Assisi started a revolution that renewed both the Church and world. Today, our world faces many of the issues that St. Francis did. Maybe it’s time for another

View of Cortona Italy (Courtesy Photo)
In this Year of Mercy, below are pictures from Italy as the Companions of St. James travel throughout Italy. For the pictorial tour of the Companions of St. James Archdiocese of Cincinnati Pilgrimage to Italy (Part 2), Click Here     The Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli is the

First Graders learning about the Prayer of St. Francis. (Courtesy Photo)
Mrs. Robyn Tierney’s first grade classroom learned about St. Francis of Assisi on his Feast Day, October 4. The children discussed how to love and care for God’s creation like St. Francis did.  The Prayer of St. Francis mural was painted, in the hallway at St. Ignatius School in Monfort Heights,

Newly elected Pope Francis waves to crowd during Angelus at Vatican
Follow Pope Francis’ trip to the United States HERE. By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis said that “as things got dangerous” in the conclave voting, he was sitting next to his “great friend,” Brazilian Cardinal Claudio Hummes “who comforted me.” When the former Cardinal

Pope Francis leaves Sistine Chapel after being elected pope
By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis is “a Jesuit’s Jesuit” who understands the importance of St. Francis of Assisi in the life of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, said the Jesuits’ secretary for the promotion of the faith. U.S.