Franciscan Renewal Center

Daily Prayer Break: Saturday, May 14, 2016 (Feast of Saint Matthias, Apostle)

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, May 13, 2016

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

Br. Mario Vasquez, OFM (September 3, 1930 – May 3, 2016)

Our beloved Br. Mario Vasquez, OFM passed away on May 3, 2016. It is with both sadness and faithful hope that the entire Casa community joins in prayerful gratitude for the gifts he shared with us for more… Read More

Daily Prayer Break: Thursday, May 12, 2016

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, May 11, 2016

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, May 10, 2016

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, May 9, 2016

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

Mothers teach us how to love

Our mothers are the ones who first teach us about love and how to respond to people in need. A mother’s love is an expression of how to serve God by offering our kindness and compassion to others…. Read More

Simple Thoughts: The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

Place yourself, for just a moment, in the shoes of the apostles. Jesus, their teacher and friend, died. What pain did they feel? Now, imagine the joy they felt after He rose from the dead and appeared to… Read More

A Tribute to Mothers, and my Mother.

Mother’s Day is remembered throughout the world as a day we pay tribute to motherhood. In 1868 Ann Jarvis  created a committee to establish “Mother’s Friendship Day.”  I can honestly say that my mother is also my best… Read More

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