This Advent, the challenge is finding reason for the hope that is in us

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace [NOTE: During these weeks of Advent our reflections will strike a continuous note: Searching for Hope.] “Always be ready to give an explanation to anyone who asks you for a reason for your Hope.” (2 Pt 3:15) Advent is synonymous with "Hope". We pray at every … Continue reading This Advent, the challenge is finding reason for the hope that is in us

The enduring influence and inspiration of St. Francis

by Joseph Nangle, OFMPax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace The Season of Creation 2022 ends this Tuesday, October 4, the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. One instinctively understands the appropriateness of this bow to “Il Poverello.” Pope Francis begins his encyclical “On Care for Our Common Home” with the words of the saint, “laudato … Continue reading The enduring influence and inspiration of St. Francis