Finding God in a Storefront at the Mall

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Franciscans at the Mall

Franciscans are  opening chapels in shopping malls, where people can have a cup of coffee, ask for prayers, chat, or make a Confession (which Catholics are encouraged to do at least once during Advent). Read about their ministry of presence in The New York Times here: Finding God in a Storefront at the Mall 

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Eve of the Memorial of St. Francis

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St. Francis

Find a Franciscan community today, the eve of his feast day, and inquire if you might join them in the celebration of his transistus. This is a liturgy in which Franciscans keep vigil as they remember their founder’s passing from life to death, from Christ to Christ. More after the jump:

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