St Bonaventure

Saint Bonaventure ... played an important role in both the medieval Church and the history of the Franciscan Order. A senior faculty member at the University of Paris, Saint Bonaventure… Read More »St Bonaventure

Saint James

"Very early in his public life, Jesus called James to follow him. Along with Peter and John, James was one of the favored three to witness the Transfiguration of Jesus,… Read More »Saint James

Saint Martha

"One of the most precious things in life is to have a home where you can go at any time and find people who accept, love, and understand you. The… Read More »Saint Martha

Saint Dominic

"Truth was Dominic’s motto and his goal. Dominic was born in Spain, the youngest of four children. He was outstanding for his love of truth, his clear thought, his organizing… Read More »Saint Dominic

Saint Lawrence

What do you think are the real treasures of the Church? Little is actually known about St Lawrence, but the following legend, recounted by Franciscan Media, persists: As deacon in… Read More »Saint Lawrence

Saint Clare

Clare was born of a wealthy family in Assisi, Italy. As a teenager she became aware that Francis, the handsome, wealthy leader of youth in Assisi, had greatly changed. Clare’s community… Read More »Saint Clare