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A Franciscan look at the Psalter

Praise in a Little Space
God in the Present Time
Knowing the Father
Angelic Expansion
A Pilgrim of Peace
Invited
God Hears God answers
Your Servant am I
Open Your Hearts
Christ's Cry  Francis' Echo
Watching for Mercy
The Lord Reigns
St. Clare Novena
2016
St. Clare of Assisi
A Co-Worker of Mercy

Novena Reflections




The Apostle's Creed

A Reflection
                              Consider Him!

Those High A's                        The Opening Power
A Bouquet ofGoodness            Quickening
The 3-C's                                
Three Other R's 
3-D Living                                The Great "S"
Encouragement
                         The Task of a Lifetime
Fidelity                                     Understanding
In the Key of G                        Vigilance

High and Low                           Willingness
I Yet Not I                                The Excelling Love
The Jewel                                  The Gracious YES
Kindness                                   With Zeal Aflame
O Loyal Love
Mild and Meek
The Noble Race
Good Order
Sweet Fruit of Faith
Our Holy Mother Clare's
Life of Faith

1 - In a Household of the Faith
2 - Repent, and Believe!
3 - Will He Find Faith?
4 - Through Faith. the Saints Conquered Kingdoms
5 - Strength out of Weakness
6 - The Obedience of Faith
7 - Blessed is She who Believed
8 - Increase our Faith
9 - Faith Working Through Love
10 - We Walk By Faith
11 - O Woman, Great is Your Faith

The Seraphic Alphabet
The Essential Elements
of our Franciscan Spirituality


Simple-Swift-Singing
Eucharistic-Ecclesial
Radical-Radiance
Ardent-Adoration-Apostolic
Penance-Praise/Prayer-Perfect
Humility-Happiness-Holiness
In God-In Joy-Intent-Intimate Intensified-Involved-Interest
Crib-Cross-Ciborium
Catechetical Saints
A Walk Through the Catechism
with Sts. Francis and Clare


1 - We Believe
2 - Christian Penance
LENT
3 - God is Love

4 - Resting in God

5 - Look to Heaven

6 - Gospel Vision of Work

7 - Praining God in Life and in Death

8 - Living in thanksgiving

9 - Secret of Christmas Joy
(CHRISTMAS)
10 - The Holy Name of  JESUS

11 - Suffering with Christ

12 - Spirit of Sacrifice
(LENT)
13 - The Feast of Feasts
(EASTER)
14 - Hail, Holy Lady

15 - The Sprirt's Holy Way of Working

16 - Give Thanks for the Gift of Life

17 - Praise of the Holy Trinity

18 - The Heart the Prays

19 - Who are You, My God?

20 - Praying for the Faithful Departed

21 - The Lord Give You Peace!
  (CHRISTMAS)
Behold Him
The Christocentric Prayer 
of  our Mother St. Clare

1 - Her Secret
2 - Son of the Most High Father

3 - Son of the Glorious Virgin

4 - Perfection of the Holy Gospel

5 - Most High Lord

6 - Most Holy and Most Beloved Child
(Christmas)
7 - Jesus, Poor and Humble

8 - The Way

9 - Crucified for Us Sinners
Lent
10 - The Author of Salvation
Easter
11 - The Beautiful One

12 - The Inflaming Love

13 - The Mirror Without Spot

14 - The Heavenly Spouse

15 - The Hidden Treasure

16 - The Lamb Without Spot

17 - The King of Glory

18 - The Lord So Great and Good


The Praying Francis

The Prayers of our
Holy Father Francis

1 - Prayer before the San Damiano Crucifix
2 - We Adore You
3 - The Praises before the Office

4 - O Holy Virgin!

5 - Who are You, My Lord?

6 - My God and My All!

7 - Canticle of the Creatures
8 - Praises of God Most High
9 - A Salutation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

10 - Lord, Make me an Instrument of Thy Peace!

11 - O my Infant Jesus (CHRISTMAS)
12 - The Holy Name of JESUS
13 - The Kindness of God has Appeared

 

Great Ladies
St. Clare: A variety of titles

Lives of our Poor Clare
Saints and Blesseds

1- St. Eustochia Calafato (Gods Gem)
2 - St. Colette of Corbie (Little Handmaid)

3 - St. Agnes of Prague (The Princess)

4 - Blessed Marie Celine (God's Violet)

5 - St. Camilla Baptista Varano

6 - St. Catherine of Bologna

7 - St. Kinga (Cunegunda)

8 - Beatrice of Assisi
9 - St. Veronica Giuliani
10 - Blessed Josephine Leroux 


"By their fruits, you shall know them," our Lord declared.  The following Franciscan reflections, which we have shared with our friends and benefactors over the years, contain many "fruits" of our prayer, study and sisterly sharing. We hope you find them an inspirational introduction to the spirituality bequeathed to us by our Holy Father Francis and our Mother Clare.