St. Francis: A Mission Received

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. When St. Francis had his conversion, most people thought he was CRAZY, including his own father. However, instead of being discouraged, he persevered in trusting the Lord and in following the specific call from Jesus in his life to draw ever nearer to God in the particular way planned for him...

Papa Pete: An Invitation (Ep. 2)

By Sarah Wilder. Many of us know of Jesus' first encounter with Peter in the Scriptures. But how many of us could identify the second encounter? Peter often is seen as relatable because of his mistakes and shortcomings, but it's also good to remember his great acts of faith that helped to form him as one of the greatest saints in the memory of the Church.

St. Francis: The Conversion (Pt. 2)

By Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. So, Francis had a conversion to follow a Christian way of life, but how did he end up living this life in such a radical way that ended up with him founding the Order of the Friars Minor? Br. Nathan explains some of the events of Francis's continuing conversion...

Preparing the Way

By Erich Wallace. John the Baptist was destined to be one holy dude from the get-go. His birth was foretold by an angel, and the angel said about John: “He will be great before the Lord… and he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God, and he will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people prepared,” (Luke 1:15-17). Not bad, huh?...

The Not-So-Saintly Francis

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. Every saint has a past, but that is good news because it means that a sinner can have a future! Br. Nathan discusses St. Francis's conversion from selfishness and worldliness to life in Christ.

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