Masses with the Missionaries

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 and ask our merciful God to purify the souls of [...]

The Precious Gift of Life – Water

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 expected. But these are luxuries that the poor in the [...]

Do You Ever Think About Walls?

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 from the bitter elements and from warring enemies and death. [...]

In the Spirit of St. Anthony

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 countries. Every scrap of food that can be used goes [...]

Your Gifts Help Us Deliver Hope

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 around the world! Each day we pray for you and [...]

You Can Plan Ahead

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 who were sick, taught the crowds, forgave sins, shared his [...]

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