Monday, November 28, 2022
Michael LASKY OFMConv

From the Tomb of St. Francis to YouTube

The Letter: A Message for Our Earth After the early morning Mass in the Lower Basilica in Assisi, on the Feast of St. Francis, I...
Libano

Retreat in Lebanon – JPIC: Franciscan DNA

In early September, 2022, I was fortunate to be able to make my annual retreat in Lebanon with the friars of the Custody of...
Kenya

“HARAMBEE” in Kenya

During my visit to Kenya, September 10-17, 2022, I learned a Swahili word: “harambee,” which expresses the importance of everyone pulling together to make...

Season of Creation 2022: Listen to the Voice of Creation

Pope Francis begins his message for this year’s Season of Creation (September 1 - October 4) by asking us to listen to the sweet...
Ucraina

Franciscans Collaborating in Response to Ukrainian Trauma from War

The Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Offices of the Conventual and Capuchin Franciscans co-sponsored a Social Theatre Workshop at our Conventual Franciscan Friary...

CFF Pilgrimage on Themes of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

On June 1-18, 2022, Friars Emanuele RIMOLI and Michael LASKY led a solemn vow pilgrimage to Assisi, Greccio, Fontecolombo, Parma, Padua, Camposampiero, Monseliche, Venice,...
Cracovia

Easter Flowers in Poland: Friars and Ukrainian Refugees

Praying in the Basilica of St. Francis in Cracow, Poland, Friar Arkadiusz ŻELECHOWSKI was contemplating a mural on the wall that featured pansies woven...

Earth Day 2022

On Friday April 22, 2022, Earth Day will be celebrated, as desired by Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si’. To help us pursue the...
Peace

The “Long Game” for Peace

In addition to our prayers for those suffering in the Ukraine, true peace takes cultivation, and our commitment.
Ucraina

Conventual Franciscan Federations United in Prayer

The General Delegate for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC), Friar Michael J. LASKY, invites all of the Conventual Franciscan Federations to pray...