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

Jan 26, 2022

Series on Conversion by Fr Haggerty (Part 4 of 8)


There’s a simple test of whether a conversion is authentic: do you treat people differently, particularly the poor?


Does your spiritual life get reduced to “me”? Or to an exodus from caring about yourself at all?


Your prayer is measured in charity. The...

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”...