A Home for Mia

In Uganda, and in other countries throughout the world, people get by with so little. Our Franciscan missionaries bear witness to the daily struggles of the poorest of the poor: The frail elderly face health [...]

St. Anthony’s Bread

Has God called you to serve the poor? Some of our Franciscan missionaries say they felt God urging them in a profound way to serve the poor. Others say the urge came to them in [...]

Do you believe?

“Whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live." - John 11:25 You’ve heard this so many times, I’m sure. Does it still ring true in your heart? I pray that it does. Easter’s [...]

Can You Imagine …

Can you imagine what three hours of constant, hammering wind and rain can do? Cyclone Vardah battered the Indian city of Chennai with 90 mph winds and 10 inches of rain. This storm uprooted trees, [...]


On the first day of December in Aleppo, Syria, Maurice Abdalla and his two sons walk carefully among the ruins of their once thriving neighborhood. They are on their way to a water well near [...]

Daily Bread

One day a little boy came home from Sunday School and told his father that he knew what the word Bible stands for. “Okay”, said his father, “Tell me.” The little boy proudly said, “BIBLE [...]

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