Saint Francis in the 21st Century

The Rule of Saint Francis for regular people belonging to a secular order, known as the 3rd order, was first penned in the early 13th century. Third Order Franciscans work their jobs, raise their kids, and live into the Franciscan ideas of generosity, love, and prayer while surround by, and participating in, the world around them.

I first read the rule, […]

By |2016-09-06T07:52:55-05:00September 8th, 2016|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Stars & Bucks

One of the most intriguing sites in the Holy Land isn’t a biblical site at all.  Stars & Bucks sits on a street down the hill from the Church of the Holy Nativity in Bethlehem. It is an obvious knock-off of the coffee giant: similar design, similar look, and not bad coffee either. (Cappuccino’s are served in a thick paper cup featuring […]

By |2020-07-16T16:56:22-05:00March 30th, 2016|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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