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Pray the Rosary, Franciscan style

There’s more than one way to pray the Rosary. If you have a special devotion to St. Francis of Assisi, whose feast we celebrate on Oct. 4, or if you’d simply like to explore a different angle on a familiar form of prayer, the Franciscan…

Praying the Angelus

"Can I lead?” This is the question I hear from my children almost every time we pray the Angelus as a family. In the last few years it has become a very important devotion for us. It unites us and refocuses our attention on the true center…

Making sense of Medjugorje

I woke on Sunday morning to an influx of social media notifications and texts. A statement about Medjugorje was proclaimed in the parish church of St. James in the remote Bosnian town. Videos people sent me were not in English and not…

Praying with St. Faustina: May 2

May 2 A FLOWER OF THE RAREST My particular examen is still the same; namely, union with the merciful Christ, and silence. The flower which I lay at the feet of the Mother of God for May is my practice of silence. (Diary, 1105) …