- Jan 24, 2020
Father James Gardiner, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement, who is director of special projects at the monastery, said the gardens and the replicas are meant to “whet your appetite” for seeing the real things in the Holy Land.
The Tucson Samaritans is a humanitarian aid organization founded in 2002 as a mission of Southside Presbyterian Church to prevent death and suffering along the U.S.-Mexico border. Its volunteers drop off food and water in various locations in the desert.
For a Franciscan friar on a mission from Rome, a visit to peaceful areas in Syria provided a glimpse into a window of hope for the war-torn country.
Two Franciscan friars were sentenced to five years of probation Friday, May 4, 2018, in Altoona, Pa., after pleading no contest to endangering the welfare of children over their supervision of another friar who killed himself while under investigation for molesting more than 100 children.
The Holy Land Family Hospital of Bethlehem, operated by the Order of Malta, helps deliver about 70 percent of Bethlehem’s babies.
Pope Francis said on Thursday to always be humble when serving others, especially the least of these, remembering how much you yourself have received that you did not deserve.