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

Aug 25, 2021

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“Nobody has ever been for me like this before.” 


That’s the difference it can make to receive someone as gift.


Jesus looked at the disciples and thanked the Father for the gift of them. He looked around...

Aug 18, 2021

Jesus always chose his words carefully. There was great meaning and intention behind each word, part of which we can only begin to understand by listening carefully.


How much more, then, should we pay attention to Jesus’s very last words? The ones he painfully uttered as he was dying on the cross?


What do these...

Aug 11, 2021

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There’s an intense vulnerability to letting people into your most tender moments. Allowing someone to witness a private, cherished part of life is no small thing, and being a witness to one of these...

Aug 4, 2021

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Sometimes we need someone to fight for us. To respond forcefully to injustice in our lives. Jesus does this, as he did in the temple—He’s not afraid to clean house.


The Divine Physician heals us, though the medicine isn’t always tender and gentle. The...