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Franciscan 40 – A Lenten Journey


Got Time for That?

What a strange thing “time” is. I’m not talking about the spice that you put on your pasta but rather the thing which we measure using a clock. Man in time is like a fish in water. Time is so fundamental to our very existence and experience that we hardly notice it except in moments…

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Got News?

By Edo Da Pra What are the Gospels? What would we say about the Gospels to a loved one who does not know Jesus? What is the essence of these books that changed the course of history? We must start by considering what the word “Gospel” itself means: it derives from old English “god spel”…

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The Problem with Women is…

By John Mark Cayer *PSA* This article is not concerned with the dating culture specifically, although many of these issues are related to the faults of our dating culture, but is concerned with Franciscan masculine-feminine relations in general. *PSA*             I wish I were a simple man. I wish that I could look uncritically at…

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So we do not lose heart. Though our outer nature is wasting away, our inner nature is being renewed every day. For this slight momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, because we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.

2 Corinthians 4:16-18