Fr. Angelo Geiger - The Benedict Option from a Franciscan Perspective - CONF 369

Ave Maria! Fr. Angelo Geiger gives a conference to the Third Order members on the widely popular book "The Benedict Option". In this conference, Fr. Angelo Geiger: Compares and Contrasts Benedictine and Franciscan traditions. Explains why Dreher's (… [Mehr]
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May 24 - Homily: Basilica of St. Francis

Fr. Matthias gives the homily on the Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. He points out that Francis who always sought the lowest place in life was honored with a tremendous basilica upon his death and how this … [Mehr]
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May 21 - Homily: We are Not Orphans, But Witnesses

Today's Gospel links love and obedience, and this is fingernails on chalkboard, Fr. Angelo tells us, to the modern world enamoured with rights without obligations and love without commitment. The words of Jesus in the Gospel: "If you love me, you … [Mehr]
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May 20 - Homily: St. Bernardine and the Holy Names

Saint Bernardine of Siena was notable for his piety and purity from a young age. Even though he lost his parents early on, his extended family raised him and encouraged his devotion. He consecrated his vocation to Mary, whom he called "His Beloved,"… [Mehr]
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May 19 - Homily - Fr. David: St. Crispin of Viterbo

Fr. David Engo of the Franciscan Friars Minors from Fort Wayne, Indiana is a guest homilist today in Bloomington who preaches on the life of St. Crispin of Viterbo, his humility and love of Our Lady. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Crispin of Viterbo www.… [Mehr]
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May 14 - Homily: Mary Keeps Us with Jesus

Jesus wants us to be with Him more than we want to be with Him, truly a great consolation. He tells us that in His Father house there are many rooms. We are all called to heaven, He is telling us, and since we tend to forget that this is our one … [Mehr]
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May 13 - Homily: The First Message of Fatima

The Warning and a Plan for Peace We are live-streaming a special Fatima event today, 9-5 Central Time, from the Mother of the Redeemer Retreat House in Bloomington, IN. Speakers include Fr. Angelo Geiger, Fr. Bill Casey, Msgr. Arthur Calkins, and … [Mehr]
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Fatima 100th - Live Stream, Saturday, May 13th

Ave Maria! Live Stream on May 13th, this Saturday, from 9 am to 4 pm, on our Fatima Site or on our YouTube Channel Live In recognition of the Centennial of Fatima, the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate are hosting “The Warning & a Plan for … [Mehr]
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May 12 - Homily: To Heaven Through Christ

Fr. Matthias on three points in the Gospel today: We have an eternal dwelling place We know how to get there The way to heaven is Christ himself, to know and love him with our whole heart. Ave Maria! Mass: Sts. Nereus and Achilleus - Opt Mem www.… [Mehr]
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May 10 - Homily: Damien, the Contagious Saint

Fr. Matthias outlines the life of St. Damien of Molokai, Hawaii and how he is an example of fulfilling Pope Francis call to get our hands dirty. Molokai was a leper colony and he was infected with this contagious disease. However, St. Damien was … [Mehr]
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May 07 - Homily - Fr Jacinto: Christ the Good Shepherd is our Guide

Christ is the good shepherd who lays down his life for his flock. He comes to save us, to redeem us with the price of his blood. We are His, and He is our guide. He saves us from blood thirsty wolves, enemies visible and invisible. We need to … [Mehr]
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May 06 - Homily - Fr Jacinto: Who Can Accept This Saying?

"This saying is hard; who can accept it?" This was the response of many of Jesus' disciples to the teaching of the Blessed Eucharist. Many of Our Lord's sayings are challenging, but all of them communicate truth and life. It is those who, … [Mehr]
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Go to CrownMary.com

Dr. Mark Miravalle started a new web site crownmary.com in response to the 100th anniversary of the apparition at Fatima, Portugal to make it easy for us to encourage Pope Francis toward the proclamation of the fifth Marian dogma. For more informati… [Mehr]
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May 05 - Homily: Frequent Communion

Fr. Matthias Sasko takes his queue from today's Gospel, the Bread of Life Discourse, and explains the history of frequent communion in the Church and the dispositions that we should have to receive. Ave Maria! Mass: Friday 3rd Week of Easter - Wkdy … [Mehr]
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Consecration to the Chaste Heart of Joseph

Dr. Mark Miravalle on the spiritual value of consecrating our souls to the chaste heart of St. Joseph to protect ourselves from the impurity of today culture. He refers to the approved apparitions of Our Lady Queen of the Rosary and of Peace in … [Mehr]
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Apr 30 - Homily - Fr Jacinto: Meet the Lord in the Mass

The two disciples had lost hope after the Lord's passion which seemed to be the end of the story. However, after their encounter with the Lord in the Scriptures and the Sacrament, they realized it was only the beginning of the story... Our Lord … [Mehr]
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Apr 29 - Homily - Fr Jacinto: "It is I. Do not be afraid."

When the apostles were in danger on the sea and afraid, Jesus came to them walking on water, saying "It is I. Do not be afraid." The boat here represents the Church... The storm tossed sea represents the world. We need to prepare ourselves for … [Mehr]
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Apr 28 - Homily: De Montfort, to Jesus through Mary

Fr. Matthias on the life of St. Louis de Montfort who was a major apostle of consecration to Mary whom he recomended as a wato jesus since she was the means that He came to us. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Louis Marie de Montfort - Opt Mem www.airmaria.… [Mehr]
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Apr 26 - Homily: Our Lady of Good Counsel

Fr. Mathias gives the history of the feast of Our Lady of Good Counsel and relates it to today's gospel where Our Lady tells the wedding hosts to do what ever Jesus tells them, and He turns the water to wine. Ave Maria! Mass: OLO Good Counsel - … [Mehr]
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Apr 22 - Homily: Impossible!

In today's Gospel, Jesus rebukes the disciples for their slowness to believe. But their doubt and weakness is our certainty and strength. For the proofs Jesus offered the disciples ground our faith as well. And despite their weakness, Jesus … [Mehr]
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