Lent Online

Starting March 2, 2022

Now you can be guided and nourished each day of Lent not only by giving up something but rather by reading these wonderful daily reflections followed by action thoughts. We hope these reflections can help each of us to begin again during the days of Lent, as we make our way “up to Jerusalem” to be with the Lord as He suffers, dies and rises again- bringing us to new life. 

SUNDAY

APRIL

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EASTER SUNDAY

In some ways the fulness of Easter’s glory is evidenced by acts of emptying.  First, the Son of God became human; then, after what was considered the most shameful of deaths, the tomb was found, open and empty, the joyful implications announced by angels or Jesus who sent Mary Magdalen to the apostles.  And now we must empty ourselves of fear and our narrow expectations of God’s desire and dreams for us. Otherwise, we may miss the surprising and wondrous ways Christ is and continues to be Emmanuel, God with us.

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SATURDAY

APRIL

16

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HOLY SATURDAY

“We remember the whirlwind of activities that led from Palm Sunday’s triumph to Calvary’s pain, and we wait for the great celebration of Easter. Spend today praying for those who will be received into the Church at the Easter Vigil. They have spent the year making life changes, preparing for this commitment, explaining and sometimes defending this decision to family and friends.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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FRIDAY

APRIL

15

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GOOD FRIDAY

“We stand at the foot of the cross, listening to Jesus.  The pained, halting, fevered cry: “I thirst” sums up immediate need and a life of longing for people to hear God’s voice.  We can offer Christ no water and little consolation, but the raspy desire of another condemned man offers homage and receives the promise of more than he could have imagined from the King enthroned on Calvary’s mercy seat. May we thirst for justice and mercy.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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THURSDAY

APRIL

14

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HOLY THURSDAY

“Jesus washes the disciples’ feet, and he makes it clear that anyone who would follow him must follow his example of service.  We know the teaching, and we struggle to follow it, but there is another lesson. Sometimes we find ourselves like Peter, struggling to acknowledge our need and accept another’s service. Cultivating hearts that are open and humble, may we be gracious and grateful as we accept others’ service.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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WEDNESDAY

APRIL

13

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SPY WEDNESDAY

“In today’s first reading from Isaiah, the suffering servant continues his song of faithful praise: “The Lord God is my help; therefore, I am not disgraced; …I shall not be put to shame.”  In our weakness, we learn that Christ is our strength. He is our way, our truth, and our life.”

Today, we also invite you to join Fr. Michael Carnevale, OFM in our weekly reflection series “Watch With Me A While.”

Holy TUESDAY

APRIL

12

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TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK

“We have all experienced the pain that occurs when a friend doesn’t understand us or fails to support us.  And yet, knowing what was to come, Jesus shared that last meal with Judas. Having acknowledged that Peter would later follow him, Jesus countered Peter’s promised allegiance with a prediction of his betrayal.  Give thanks for loyal friends and pray for those who have disappointed you.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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MONDAY

APRIL

11

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MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK

“We read in Isaiah the prophecy of the suffering servant who does not protest or resist the evil deeds done to him. Accompanied by God even in distress, the servant has been called for the victory of justice. Injustice seems to be everywhere in the world, sometimes very close to home. Consider how you might work for the victory of justice through prayer and fasting.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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Palm SUNDAY

APRIL

10

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PALM SUNDAY

“Triumph and sadness, hope and fear mark this day’s commemoration. Greeted as king, Jesus is asked to quiet his followers. In today’s reading of the Passion, we hear Jesus tell of his longing to celebrate the Passover with his friends. Besides comforting Jesus, the sacred, ritual of songs stories and a meal celebrates God’s continuing presence in the lives of God’s people. Consider how God has been present in the ordinary and special moments of your life.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SATURDAY

APRIL

9

“After raising Lazarus from the dead, Jesus gained many followers. No one had worked such wonders or taught with such authority and that threatened the establishment. Their question, “What are we going to do about Jesus?” is, in a different sense, the question that shapes our discipleship. How do we keep opening our eyes, our hearts, every aspect of our lives to accept and share God’s transforming love?”

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FRIDAY

APRIL

8

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“Facing a threatening crowd, Jesus countered, “I have shown you many good works from my Father. For which of these are you trying to stone me?” This might seem to prove the cynical proverb that “No good deed goes unpunished,” but, of course, Jesus calls all of us who follow him to a life of service, the daily dying to self that is living the Christ life.”

We also invite you to join us each Friday during Lent as we pray the Stations of the Cross with Fr. Michael Carnevale, OFM.

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily Lenten reflection and meditation. Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

THURSDAY

APRIL

7

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“When his authority was questioned, Jesus stated his truth: “Before Abraham came to be, I AM.”  Sometimes translated, “I will be who I will be for you,” this is God’s name that was revealed to Moses.  God meets us where we are and as we are. As you pray to Jesus today, how do you think of him?  Lord, friend, brother, healer or teacher?  How does Jesus respond? What name does he call you?”

Today, we are also excited to bring you Episode 5 of Friar Art with Fr. Michael Reyes, OFM. In today’s episode, ….

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WEDNESDAY

APRIL

6

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“Jesus tells us as he told his first followers: “If you remain in my word, you will truly be my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  We have spent these weeks of Lent, reflecting on our lives in light of God’s word and, in truth, we have often come up short, but the freeing truth is that God loves and forgives us, and the Spirit continues to call us to grow in grace.”

Today, we also invite you to join Fr. Jullian Jagudilla, OFM in our weekly reflection series “Watch With Me A While.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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TUESDAY

APRIL

5

“Referring to his crucifixion, Jesus speaks of being recognized when he is lifted up. Lift up your hopes, dreams, fears and concerns to Jesus, whose obedience to the Father and whose love for the Father and for us knew no limits. In this unity with God, we find our hope and salvation.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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Monday

APRIL

4

“In these last days before Holy Week, we hear Jesus proclaiming his mission and his obedience to and relationship with the Father. As Light of the World, Jesus promises that we will have the light of life.” That light causes us to look beyond ourselves and to see and share others’ joy and to alleviate or accompany them in sorrow. With whom do you share your light?”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SUNDAY

APRIL

3

“As we approach Holy Week, the encounter between Jesus and the woman taken in adultery calls
us once again to review our own lives, giving thanks for strengths, admitting our sins and failings
and resolving to change. There has been much speculation about what Jesus wrote in the sand;
the Christian singer-songwriter Michael Card suggests that the very act of writing made
everyone pause to consider their feelings and what was going on around them. Pause today to
pray for confessors and penitents celebrating the sacrament of Reconciliation.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SATURDAY

APRIL

2

“In today’s Gospel we hear how some consider Jesus, “the Christ,” that is God’s anointed one. To others he is trouble, the one who comes from Galilee, which, in some people’s minds, cannot produce a prophet. Concerned about the division, the guards speak to the chief priests and Pharisees and when asked why they didn’t arrest Jesus, they testify: “Never before has anyone spoken like this man.” When you think of Jesus, what words or act first come to mind? How has that phrase or act shaped your response to God over the years?”

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FRIDAY

APRIL

1

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Today’s responsorial psalm tells us, The Lord is close to the brokenhearted.” Often it I easy to
pray to God when we are sad or in great need; we remember God’s power and are open to
whatever help may come our way. It’s easier to think of our accomplishments as evidence of our
hard work or our merit. Ask God to review your life with you today, to help you be aware of
how God’s providence has shaped and guided you through unseen steady grace and your daily
interactions.

We also invite you to join us each Friday during Lent as we pray the Stations of the Cross with Fr. Michael Carnevale, OFM.

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily Lenten reflection and meditation. Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

THURSDAY

MARCH

31

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“As Jesus moves closer to the end of his earthly ministry, he speaks of his relationship with the Father who sent him and who has testified to Jesus’ authority, announcing him as “the chosen one” and calling others to listen to Jesus when Jesus was baptized. At Baptism, we were invited to share the threefold ministry of Christ as priest, prophet and king. Let us consider how we fulfill this call to pray, to speak the truth and to use our authority and resources with wisdom and generosity.”

Today, we are also excited to bring you Episode 5 of Friar Art with Fr. Michael Reyes, OFM. In today’s episode, ….

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WEDNESDAY

MARCH

30

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“Frequently recounted at Penance services, the story of the Prodigal Son and Loving Father
challenges us to review our experiences and our attitudes about God’s mercy. Reviewing this familiar story, we might wonder if either brother realized how many blessings their father gave them before the younger brother left and returned to the father’s generous welcome. Besides praying for your “daily bread” needs, remember and give thanks for specific blessings
throughout your life, including those that might have arrived in the midst of loss or trauma.”

Today, we also invite you to join Fr. Tom Gallagher, OFM in our weekly reflection series “Watch With Me A While.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar. Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

TUESDAY

MARCH

29

“In the time of Jesus healing came through “living,” or stirred water. Paralyzed from birth, the
man in today’s Gospel has no one to help him into the stirred waters. With a simple word, Jesus cures the man. In the Civil Rights movement, “troubling the waters” meant working for justice.
In these divisive times, let us consider how we can engage in what the late Congressman John
Lewis called “good trouble, necessary trouble” on behalf of our brothers and sisters and our
nation.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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MONDAY

MARCH

28

“In today’s first reading from Isaiah, we learn of God’s promise “to create new heavens and a new earth.” The passage reminds us of God’s ongoing fidelity to all of creation. In these days of extreme weather, earth erosion and climate change, we might spend some time considering the ways we harm the environment and what steps we might do to work with God’s grace in caring for our global home.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

 

 

SUNDAY

MARCH

27

“For several Sundays in Lent, there is a set of scripture readings designed to focus on conversion. If you attend a Mass with people preparing to enter the church at Easter, you will hear how Jesus gives sight to a man born blind. Mixing saliva with clay Jesus covers each of the man’s eyes and instructs him to wash in the pool at Siloam. Having washed, the man now sees. Pray for those preparing for Baptism and the other sacraments of initiation and ask God for the gift of seeing the world through the compassionate
eyes of Jesus.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SATURDAY

MARCH

26

“Jesus’s story about the prayers of the Pharisee and the tax collector teaches us about prayer, truth and relationships. Thanking God that he is better than everyone else, the Pharisee is convinced of his
righteousness and right judgment; the tax collector acknowledges his sinfulness and asks God’s mercy.
Only the tax collector invites God into his life, opens himself to God’s healing, correcting touch. Spend some prayer time thanking God for the times you have through God’s grace done good and ask God to
help you recognize and correct what needs changing.”

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FRIDAY

MARCH

25

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“It may seem an odd moment to celebrate the angel’s announcement to Mary, but our Lent, indeed, our lives should have us join in Mary’s prayer that God’s will be done to and through us. Consider and give thanks for the times God used you as instrument of healing and peace. Ask forgiveness for times you
didn’t step up and pray your resolve to be more attentive to the Holy Spirit’s stirrings.”

We also invite you to join us each Friday during Lent as we pray the Stations of the Cross with Fr. Michael Carnevale, OFM.

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THURSDAY

MARCH

24

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“In Jesus’ time, many illnesses were thought to be caused by demons. In today’s Gospel, Jesus
casts out a mute demon and the man speaks. Consider times when prayer or speech has been
difficult for you. Does anything hinder your offering prayers of praise and gratitude to God? Are
you hesitant to speak your belief or defend a neighbor from gossip? Pray for an open heart and free, Word-touched voice.”

Today, we are also excited to bring you Episode 4 of Friar Art with Fr. Michael Reyes, OFM. In today’s episode, ……

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WEDNESDAY

MARCH

23

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“We’re halfway through Lent, so how is it going? Are your practices helping you grow closer to God and to others? Do you feel that despite good intentions, you have not begun your practice?
Ask Jesus how he sees you. How does he describe you? What name does he call you? Trust the
stirrings of your heart.”

Today, we also invite you to join Br. Richard McFeely, OFM in our weekly reflection series “Watch With Me A While.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

TUESDAY

MARCH

22

“Having called himself the physician who came to heal, Jesus invites you to check your heart. Do you detect the peace, joy and love that pulse through the forgiving heart? Or does your heart beat fast and hard with anger? Deep wounds take time to heal; ask God to touch you heart and move you to healing of memories and forgiveness.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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MONDAY

MARCH

21

“Although we, like the psalmist, long for God, we sometimes fail to recognize God’s face or voice in those around us. As Jesus said, “No prophet is accepted in his own native place.” As you go about your day, give thanks for the person whose smile shows you God’s mercy and for the person whose plea calls you to justice. In small and great ways, God’s presence is revealed.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SUNDAY

MARCH

20

“Moses is told to take off his shoes as he approaches the burning bush, for the ground is holy. Overwhelmed, Moses asks God what name he should use when conveying the orders given him. God answers, “I am who am.” (Ex. 3:1-14) Grounded in holiness, we need to remove any fear which narrows our expectations and let God’s power act on and through us.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SATURDAY

MARCH

19

“On this feast of St. Joseph, we hear of Joseph’s dream, which is also God’s saving dream for all of us. What is God’s dream for you today? What talent would God have you use, what beauty would you see or hear? Though scaled down from childhood fantasies, possibilities remain. The Spirit stirs. Trust.
Dream. Do. Be as God would have you be.”

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FRIDAY

MARCH

18

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“Consider the often-quoted scripture passage that forms today’s Gospel verse: “God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might have eternal life.” Recall how you have experienced God’s self-giving, in sacraments, in scripture, in family and friends.”

We also invite you to join us each Friday during Lent as we pray the Stations of the Cross with Fr. Michael Carnevale, OFM.

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily Lenten reflection and meditation. Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

THURSDAY

MARCH

17

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“The story of Lazarus and the rich man challenge us to reach out to one another, however different or difficult. Look at others with Christ’s eyes and see Christ looking at you. Use as a mantra, part of St. Patrick’s prayer: “Christ in the heart
of everyone who thinks of me, Christ in the mouth of everyone who speaks of me, Christ in every eye that sees me, Christ in every ear that hears me.”

Today, we are also excited to bring you Episode 3 of Friar Art with Fr. Michael Reyes, OFM. In today’s episode, Fr. Michael explores Caspar Friedrich’s “Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog.”

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WEDNESDAY

MARCH

16

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“Anticipating his suffering, Jesus asks James and John if they can drink the cup he will drink. Recall some of the cups – the life moments you have shared with Jesus. Give thanks for Jesus’ presence in your daily routine, in moments of
suffering and in those extraordinary, graced moments when the ordinary is transformed like the wedding water that Jesus turned into wine.”

Today, we also invite you to join Fr. Stephen Patti, OFM in our weekly reflection series “Watch With Me A While.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar. Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

TUESDAY

MARCH

15

“Jesus instructs those who aspire to greatness that they must serve others, and he notes that humility will triumph over hubris. Humility means owning up to our
weaknesses and claiming our God-given strengths and talents and using them in service of others. Recount your strengths and ask God how you might put them to even greater use.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

MONDAY

MARCH

14

“In these first weeks of Lent, we focus on changing our lives so we can more fully follow and enter into Christ’s actions during Holy Week and the Triduum.
Today we are urged to “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” We cannot match God’s generosity of mercy, but we can touch others as God has touched us: listening, feeling compassion not judgment, loving, responding to others’ needs.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

SUNDAY

MARCH

13

“Today’s Gospel account of the transfiguration shows Jesus, fulfilling the promise of the law and prophets. He appears transformed, radiant. How does Jesus appear to you today? Perhaps he seems a friend or teacher or healer, Enjoy this mountaintop moment of intimacy with God. Pray your joy and sorrow, your hopes.”

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

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SATURDAY

MARCH

12

“On Good Friday Jesus demonstrated what it means to love our enemies and to do good to those who hurt us. The challenge is not to remain in abusive relationships or to forget past hurts, but to forgive such actions, to pray for the persons who have hurt us. Through such prayer and acts of forgiveness, we are freed to be bearers of compassion rather than grudges.”

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FRIDAY

MARCH

11

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“Reconciliation results in peace– with God, with our brothers and sisters and with ourselves. God’s mercy is always available to those who approach God with a humble, contrite heart, but we are sometimes reluctant to acknowledge how we’ve hurt others or to accept others’ apologies. As Jesus told his disciples, true worship
of God demands that we are reconciled with one another.”

We also invite you to join us each Friday during Lent as we pray the Stations of the Cross with Fr. Michael Carnevale, OFM.

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THURSDAY

MARCH

10

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“Sometimes people hesitate to make prayers of petition either because of disappointments or hesitation to present God a wish list. Nonetheless, Jesus instructs us to pray for what we need (Mt. 7:7). A friar once explained that our petitions do not change God’s mind, but they change us, reminding us that God has given us all we have and all we are, and God remains faithful to us.”

Today, we are also excited to bring you Episode 2 of Friar Art with Fr. Michael Reyes, OFM. In today’s episode, Fr. Michael explores Joseph Turner’s famous landscape painting “Wreckers – Coast of Northumberland”. 

We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily Lenten reflection and meditation. Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.

WEDNESDAY

MARCH

9

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“Our universe is God-touched. A baby’s babbling toward a first word, a pink streak in the evening sky, the mix of still waking faces on the morning bus—in all of these God is made manifest to those prepared to see.”

Today, we also invite you to join Fr. Brian Smail, OFM in our weekly reflection series “Watch With Me A While.” We hope you continue to join our Friars in daily reflection and meditation by visiting our Online Lenten Calendar.

Only with your generous support and prayer can The Franciscan Friars continue their lifesaving work- feeding, sheltering and clothing the poor.