Fifty years ago this Saturday, man landed on the moon for the first time! But did you know that astronaut brought blessed Bread and Wine from his Presbyterian Church?
Kevin Marston, Dave Sebastian and Dalton LaTessa are participants in the Friars’ collegiate internship program Franciscan for the Summer.
As we continue to commemorate the 100th anniversary of recognizing the Blessed Mother under the title of Our Lady of the Atonement, we can learn much from the words of Fr. Paul himself about this title. In an edition of The Lamp, published 100 years ago, he shares more about Mary’s role in Christ’s Passion, and therefore, in our own redemption. Read his entire reflection below...
We hear about a famous road in today’s gospel, the road to Jericho. The road from Jerusalem to Jericho was a favorite haunt for robbers and outlaws.
In the first reading, Isaiah tells us in graphic language what Jerusalem meant to the Jews. It was the center of worship, the center of their lives.
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...
It is obvious from today’s gospel that Jesus is not promising us a rose garden. He cannot even promise His followers a place to lay their heads.