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The Poco a Poco Podcast with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

Jan 19, 2022

Series on Conversion by Fr Haggerty (Part 3 of 8)


Going to confession regularly can become routine—a checklist—instead of what it can be: an encounter with God.


Examine not only your sins, but also the one you’ve sinned against; the Lord.


Because there’s a difference between forgiveness and reconciliation....

Jan 12, 2022

Series on Conversion by Fr Haggerty (Part 2 of 8): Chapter 3


Remembering your sin can be uncomfortable. But it’s not about the sin—remembering your sin is remembering God’s mercy. It’s going back to Jesus’s presence at that moment, and to the way he changed it. Remembering that is the start of understanding...

Jan 5, 2022

Series on Conversion by Fr Haggerty (1/8): Introduction, Chapter 1


There’s a reason that this book is required reading for all CFR postulants. It’s intense, and we’re ready to get into it in this series.


Because it’s all about Jesus. And conversion is at the heart of the daily experience of saying “yes”...

Dec 29, 2021

Our last episode of the year… a time that often means reflecting on the last year and looking forward to the next one.


As you look back on 2021, there are probably loose ends—struggles, situations—that haven’t been resolved. It’s easy to wish that everything would just make sense, but sometimes it just...

Dec 22, 2021

Maybe you’ve heard about the nativity scene plenty, and seen it depicted endlessly. Do you really think you’ve entered as deeply into that mystery as you can? There’s more! The Holy Spirit is never exhausted.


It’s the same with all of Scripture. This isn’t a collection of abstract ideas; these are stories of...