Franciscan Renewal Center

Daily Prayer Break: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, invite God in — His love, His goodness —… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Monday, March 30, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, invite God in — His love, His goodness and… Read More

Simple Thoughts: Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord

“The Church, following the apostles, teaches that Christ died for all without exception. There is not, never has been, and never will be a single human being for whom Christ did not suffer.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church… Read More

It all begins

“It all begins.” ~ These were the scripted words of a Jewish scribe in the film “Jesus of Nazareth” as he observed the structural damage done to the temple in Jerusalem after the crucifixion and having heard the news… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Saturday, March 28, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe, call to mind the challenges of the past week —… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Friday, March 27, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, recount one by one the good things of the… Read More

Books and mostly blessings at the Casa

  Over the last three decades, the Casa has been my sacred place. As a young adult in the early 80s, I loved Fr Alonso’s delightful homilies that ensured us of God’s crazy love for us. He modeled… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Thursday, March 26, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, invite God in — His love, His goodness and… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 (The Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord)

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, repeat the prayer, “Jesus I trust in You.” Allow… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

We invite you to take 3 minutes in prayer with us. Pause, Read, Reflect…  Pause: Take a moment to center yourself. Focus on your breath. As you breathe in, invite God in — His love, His goodness —… Read More

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