The Impact of Your Generosity

By | November 2nd, 2018|Appeals|

What a blessing you are to Franciscan missionaries around the world! Thank you for the gift of friendship. I trust in your ongoing friendship as [...]

Will You Share Your Blessings

By | October 10th, 2018|Appeals|

Claudette and her brother J.R. are surviving. She is 9 years old, and he is 3. Their parents were shot and killed before their eyes as [...]

What Changed Francis’ Heart?

By | September 12th, 2018|Appeals|

Francis grew up detesting the sight of people with leprosy. He, like others, went out of his way to avoid them. But, one day while [...]

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Masses with the Missionaries

By | August 2nd, 2018|Appeals|

As Christians, you and I believe in our unity with Christ, so we pray for one another. We offer the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass [...]

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The Precious Gift of Life – Water

By | July 16th, 2018|Appeals|

Water is something you and I take for granted. Why wouldn’t we? Hot showers, flushing toilets and even swimming pools, for many of us, are [...]

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Do You Ever Think About Walls?

By | June 18th, 2018|Appeals|

You and I have been blessed with warmth and safe shelter behind walls. Walls in the Old Testament meant life itself. Walls sheltered God’s people [...]

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In the Spirit of St. Anthony

By | May 24th, 2018|Appeals|

Did you have food left over after dinner last night? “Leftovers” is a common household word in our culture. But leftovers are rarely found in developing [...]

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Your Gifts Help Us Deliver Hope

By | May 15th, 2018|Appeals|

May God’s peace be with you! My greeting comes to you not only from me, but from over 5,000 Franciscan missionaries in over 600 missions [...]

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You Can Plan Ahead

By | May 15th, 2018|Appeals|

Jesus was a life-giver. “I came that they may have life and have it to the full” (John 10:10). He fed the hungry, cured people [...]

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Bring the Hope and Joy of Jesus’ Resurrection

By | May 15th, 2018|Appeals|

So many families are facing this heart-wrenching dilemma. God bless you if your family is experiencing it too. I’m sure you know many stories of [...]

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