Memorial of St. Maximilian Kolbe

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Fr. Maximilian Kolbe

Maximilian was a Polish Franciscan born in 1894. He died in Auschwitz. Learn more about a man who gave his life on behalf of one of his fellow prisoners from Melissa Musick and watch the movie trailer after the jump:

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TCC Reads: The Journey of the Mind to God by St. Bonaventure

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St. Bonaventure

On the Feast of St. Bonaventure, Doctor of the Church, we recommend his classic work of medieval philosophy and mysticism The Journey of the Mind to Godin which he describes how the soul might progress towards God. He begins by seeing God in Creation. More after the jump:

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Memorial of St. John Capistrano

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“Capistrano, a Franciscan priest who lived from 1386-1456, seems an unlikely choice to follow in the footsteps of St. Francis. He began his adult life as a successful lawyer and politician.” Read more from our own Melissa Musick who recommends feeding the birds in St. John’s honor, after the jump:

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