"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 Holy Mother Clare.

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 
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
7 - Jesus, Poor and Humble

8 - The Way

9 - Crucified for Us Sinners
10 - The Author of Salvation
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

Catechetical Saints
A Walk Through the Catechism
with Sts. Francis and Clare

1 - We Believe

2 - Christian Penance
3 - God is Love

4 - Resting in God

5 - Look to Heaven

6 - Gospel Vision of Work

Praising God in Life and in Death

8 - Living in thanksgiving

9 - Secret of Christmas Joy
10 - The Holy Name of  JESUS

11 - Suffering with Christ

12 - Spirit of Sacrifice
13 - The Feast of Feasts
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!
The Seraphic Alphabet
The Essential Elements
of our Franciscan Spirituality

In God-In Joy-Intent-Intimate Intensified-Involved-Interest

  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

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

St. Clare Novena

St. Clare of Assisi
A Co-Worker of Mercy

Novena Reflections

The Apostles' Creed

A Reflection

Consider Him!

Those High A's                        The Opening Power
A Bouquet of Goodness
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


Sing Songs to God

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
God Hears God answers
Your Servant am I
Open Your Hearts
Christ's Cry  Francis' Echo
Watching for Mercy
The Lord Reigns

The Heart of the Gospel

Feed the Hungry
Instruct the Ignorant
Clothe the Naked
Comfort the Afflicted
Visit the Sick
Forgive Offenses

Bear Patiently With Those Who Do Us Ill
Pray For the Living and the Dead
Marked By Mercy, Moved By Mercy