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Being a Christian is Risky
           I am glad you’re okay, honey; but I am also glad you took the risk . It’s a good word for a man to hear from his mother. It had been some fifteen years since I wiggled-on a water ski.At the first go, I tumbled hard. The water was as flat as a win...
Being a Christian is Risky
Being a Christian is Risky
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Stillness - An Icon of God
Podcast by Fr. Jeremiah, CFR. Stillness is a disposition of reverent attention on God. In our hectic, faced paced and competitive world practicing stillness before God reminds us not only who we are but that God is paying attention to every detail of our li...
Stillness - An Icon of God
Stillness - An Icon of God
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Being Yourself Before God
Podcast by Fr. Jeremiah, CFR. We don't have to be perfect to encounter God's love. We just have to be who we are. Transformation occurs in God's presence and nowhere else. Listen to learn more! https://soundcloud.com/franciscan-friars/being-yourself-before-...
Being Yourself Before God
Being Yourself Before God
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Suffering Revisited
"Without even realizing it, I had reduced Jesus to the equivalent of an antibiotic..." When I entered religious life at 23-years-old, I was passionate, idealistic and determined.  I said goodbye to the world without blinking an eye and threw myself wholehea...
Suffering Revisited
Suffering Revisited
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The Paradox is Promising
Few of us approach the scaffold willingly. As the tender hand of providence nudges us toward the cross, we dig up friction. We flatten our soles to the dirt of this earth and press. Christian spirituality makes much about surrender. The disciple of Christ i...
The Paradox is Promising
The Paradox is Promising
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Authority of the Author
In the midst of the cacophony of competing voices, the voice of God breaks through the confusion and offers sure guidance. The practice of prayer is essential to hearing that voice. Podcast by Fr. Luke Fletcher, CFR. Listen to learn more! https://soundcloud...
Authority of the Author
Authority of the Author
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The Other
Everyday we stand before an unsolvable problem: life. The people we encounter, the events that occur and the places we ar e led, often leave us frustrated and confused. If we are honest, most of the time we don’t understand why things happen the way they do...
The Other
The Other
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Where Are You Going?
First Mass homily by Fr. Emmanuel Mansford, CFR @ Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, New York City, May 27, 2018. This was a beautiful Mass with the newly ordained Fr. Francesco, Fr. Angelus, Fr. Mark-Mary and Fr. Pierre Toussaint CFR. Listen to learn more!! ...
Where Are You Going?
Where Are You Going?
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May 2018 Ordinations
Franciscan Friars of the Renewal to Ordain Four to the Priesthood Please pray for the following friars who will be ordained to the Priesthood, along with their New York classmates, by His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan at 9 AM at St. Patrick's Cathedral on...
May 2018 Ordinations
May 2018 Ordinations
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Absence Becoming Fullness
Podcast by Fr. Jeremiah, CFR. Both in the Scriptures and in our life God seems to disappear at times. However, each "disappearance" of God prepares us for a greater fullness, i.e. a greater revelation of who God is. Listen to learn more! https://soundcloud....
Absence Becoming Fullness
Absence Becoming Fullness
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