Franciscan Renewal Center

Daily Prayer Break: Monday, November 9, 2015 (Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome)

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: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary

Give me all your money! ~ Ok, not really. But after reading the Scriptures for this weekend, it is easy for that to be the first thought that jumps into your head. There are too many televangelists, preachers… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Saturday, November 7, 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, November 6, 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

Daily Prayer Break: Wednesday, November 4, 2015 (Memorial of Saint Charles Borromeo, Bishop)

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

Risen from the ashes, like a phoenix

Maria was first drawn to the Casa in the late 1990s, during a dark time in her life. “I believed there was no way out of the hopelessness that I felt,” she says. “I wasn’t sure that I… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Tuesday, November 3, 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

I see them. I see you.

As I am typing this letter I am listening to one of my favorite praise songs called Revelation Song. I was looking over the first reading for this weekend and came across many different snippets of text that… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Monday, November 2, 2015 (The Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed – All Souls Day)

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: The Solemnity of All Saints

“Who are these wearing white robes, and where did they come from?” I said to him, “My lord, you are the one who knows.” He said to me, “These are the ones who have survived the time of… Read More

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