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

Nov 30, 2022

Sometimes we lose hope, wondering, does He really want to come and be with us in our sickness, addiction, our family brokenness, our difficulty, our struggles, or anxieties? 

Advent is a time that God speaks a definitive word into our exiles, "Yes, I do"—He comes and desires to be with us.

This episode is the first...

Nov 23, 2022

Jesus not only loves us—he thirsts for us.

Why does He say "I thirst"? What does it mean? It's something so hard to explain in words. I thirst is something much deeper than Jesus just saying, "I love you". 

Mother Teresa tells us how much love Jesus has for each of us—beyond all that we can imagine. 

In her words...

Nov 16, 2022

Sometimes, we may feel that we are only able do the little things—that what we do is insignificant.

Things may seem so small, but in reality no matter how little or insignificant something may seem, nothing is little. It's because God makes them and because He makes them, they are great and infinite in value.


Nov 9, 2022

Could you imagine being woken up in the middle of the night because of a great desire to be with someone? For Mother Teresa, it was her desire to be with Jesus. 

She had a deep, supernatural union with God that gave her the experience of divinely-inspired thirst for Him. A living relationship with Jesus that brings her...

Nov 2, 2022

As we mentioned on our previous episode, we need to be in this place where we are able to both worship and adore Jesus and at the same time be in relationship with Him and our neighbor with compassion and warmth.

This episode talks about an exceptional example of that-Mother Teresa of Calcutta. 

A person who embodied...