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Reflections by Friars: Feast of St. Bonaventure

St. Bonaventure – The Saint, the University and Life’s Journey
By Peter Schneible, OFM
Fr. Peter describes his family connection to St. Bonaventure University, his respect for the teachings of the saint and the spirituality of nature

The Journey of the Heart into Wisdom
By Br. F. Edward Coughlin, OFM
Br. Ed recalls the writings of St. Bonaventure, Doctor of the Church

Feast of St. Bonaventure – Teachings of the 13th Century Saint
Fr. Christopher VanHaight, OFM
Fr. Christopher reflects on the ways his community embodies the teachings of the 13th century saint

Remembering Bonaventure’s Mystical Theology of Love
By Fr. Stephen Lynch, OFM
July 15 marks the feast of St. Bonaventure — the true disciple of Augustine, teacher of practical life, inflamer of the heart, and promoter of love

St. Bonaventure: Personal Recollections and Reflections
By Fr. Mathias Doyle, OFM, Fr. Roy Gasnick, OFM, Fr. Richard Husted, OFM, Fr. Stephen Lynch, OFM, and Fr. Ronald Pecci, OFM
Several friars share personal reflections on St. Bonaventure; as a philosopher, theologian and Franciscan follower