Christian Unity—It May Be Closer than You Think

July 3, 2019
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The following reflection is from Dalton LaTessa (second from right), a participant in Franciscan for the Summer—a summer discernment internship which includes living with the Friars while studying in Rome about ”Ecumenical and Interreligious Movements from a Catholic Perspective.”  Dalton offered the following reflection...
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Fr. Bob’s Homily – Corpus Christi 2019

Corpus Christi. Sixteen hundred years ago a Bishop of Jerusalem addressed some converts on the Holy Communion that they were to receive for the first time. He said, “When you come up to receive, make your left hand a throne for the right, for it is about to receive a King.” Cup your palm and so receive the Body of Christ, then answer “Amen.” Take care not to lose part of it. Such a loss would be like a mutilation of your own body. Why if you had been given gold dust, would you not take the utmost care to hold it fast? Be careful not to let a grain slip through your fingers, lest you be so much the poorer.
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With A Little Faith, We Can Become Great Saints

June 20, 2019
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The following reflection is from Dave Sebastian (far left), a participant in Franciscan for the Summer—a summer discernment internship which includes living with the Friars while studying in Rome about ”Ecumenical and Interreligious Movements from a Catholic Perspective.” Dave offered the following reflection...
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Celebrating Three Jubilarians

June 20, 2019
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It is with a profound sense of gratitude that the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement celebrate the Diamond Jubilees of two Friars: Fr. Arthur Gouthro, SA, and Br. Theodore Novak, SA. These men have truly been an inspiration in the past 60 years as Franciscan Friars of the Atonement. The Friars also mark the Silver Jubilee, 25 years, of Fr. Edward Boes, SA.
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