At Play in the Fields of the Lord

In the July issue of St. Anthony Messenger, author B.G. Kelley writes about how physical exercise can be a way for us to deepen our relationship with God. “Wholesome spirituality,” Kelley writes, “must include the body in order to complete a holistic union with God. Physical play, whether...

Sister Rose Joins American Catholic Radio!

To all in our blogging community, we extend the invitation to listen to our weekly radio program American Catholic Radio. You can listen online at http://franciscanmedia.org or find our program broadcast in your local community. We’re featured on Sirius/XM 129 (The Catholic Channel), the Relevant Radio...

A Rise in Rudeness

It’s a familiar scene: You take your seat in a theater. The room quiets as the flickering light from the projector pierces the darkness. And just as the film is set to begin, the inevitable happens: You hear the grating, stabbing resonance of a cell phone. But it doesn’t end there. Rather than turn the...

Fatherly Faithfulness

My father was a faithful and faith-filled family man. He died last year and was greatly missed this past Sunday, Father’s Day, by his children and grandchildren. Our Facebook walls were filled with photos and comments about his absence. Still, we did not share a meal together with him as our father. My...

E-spirations-Now a Book!

This is a first! I’m happy to announce that a book composed of prayers, which appeared originally as Friar Jack’s E-spirations, was released earlier this year. I have written over a hundred of these personal essays since the column began in September of 2000. Now, more than 15 of these prayers...

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