Saying Yes to Life, Rebuilding God’s House, Healing Our Church

Jacek Orzechowski, OFM Justice and Peace

I have been participating in the March for Life for years.  I do it because I believe in the sanctity of human life.  As a Franciscan friar, I have preached and pastorally counseled women who dealt with pregnancies in very challenging circumstances and who struggled to choose life.  I have participated in the March for Life because I have been …

CTU Students Learn about La 72 Project

John Neuffer, OFM Friar News, Justice and Peace

CHICAGO – Members of the Catholic Theological Union community gathered earlier this month to hear a presentation from Ramon Marquez and Emelie Viklund on their work at the La 72 Migrant and Refugee Shelter in Tenosique, Tabasco, Mexico. La 72 is a project that was started by the Franciscan Province of Southeast Mexico (San Felipe de Jesus Province) on April …

Preocúpense por la Tierra—Oyendo al Papa Francisco

Jacek Orzechowski, OFM Justice and Peace, Resources

El Pontificado del Papa Francisco ha traído más energía y entusiasmo a muchos en la Iglesia. La Comunidad Franciscana con gusto se une a su llamado por una nueva evangelización. En este espíritu, La Provincial del Santo Nombre ha preparado un numero de pequeñas reflexiones de las afirmaciones y escritura del Papa Francisco, particularmente tomadas del “Evangelii Gaudium.” En menos …

Care for the Earth – Listening to Pope Francis

Jacek Orzechowski, OFM Justice and Peace, Resources

The papacy of Pope Francis has brought new energy and excitement to many in the Church. The Franciscan community gladly joins him in his call for a new evangelization. In this spirit, Holy Name Province has prepared a number of brief reflections on elements of Pope Francis’ statements and writings, particularly “Evangelii Gaudium.” In less than a year, Pope Francis …

The Immigrant Poor in the Eyes of “Evangelli Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”)

Julian Jagudilla, OFM Justice and Peace, Resources

The papacy of Pope Francis has brought new energy and excitement to many in the Church. The Franciscan community gladly joins him in his call for a new evangelization. In this spirit, Holy Name Province has prepared a number of brief reflections on elements of Pope Francis’ statements and writings, particularly “Evangelii Gaudium.” Faces of the Poor and Strangers in …

El Pobre Inmigrante en los Ojos de “Evangelli Gaudium” (“La Alegría del Evangelio”)

Julian Jagudilla, OFM Justice and Peace, Resources

El papado del Papa Francisco ha dado nueva energía y entusiasmo a muchos en la Iglesia. La comunidad Franciscana se une con agrado al llamado del Papa a una nueva evangelización. En este espíritu, la Provincia del Santo Nombre ha preparado una serie de breves reflexiones sobre las declaraciones y escritos del Papa Francisco, en particular “Evangelii Gaudium.” Las Caras …

“Evangelii Gaudium” (“La Alegría del Evangelio”) y la Economía

Stephen DeWitt, OFM Justice and Peace, Resources

El papado del Papa Francisco ha dado nueva energía y entusiasmo a muchos en la Iglesia. La comunidad Franciscana se une con agrado al llamado del Papa a una nueva evangelización. En este espíritu, la Provincia del Santo Nombre ha preparado una serie de breves reflexiones sobre las declaraciones y escritos del Papa Francisco, en particular “Evangelii Gaudium.” En su …

“Evangelii Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”) and the Economy

Stephen DeWitt, OFM Justice and Peace, Resources

The papacy of Pope Francis has brought new energy and excitement to many in the Church. The Franciscan community gladly joins him in his call for a new evangelization. In this spirit, Holy Name Province has prepared a number of brief reflections on elements of Pope Francis’ statements and writings, particularly “Evangelii Gaudium.” In his apostolic exhortation “Evangelii Gaudium” (EG), …