Franciscan Sister finds Mississippi Joy

What is Franciscan joy? 

Franciscan. Sister Kathleen enjoys her kindergarteners sense of wonder.

Franciscan. Sister Kathleen enjoys her kindergarteners’ sense of wonder.

Pope Francis has something to say about joy and our world.

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Bubbles are an amazing gift of God!

Bubbles are an amazing gift of God!

The great danger in today’s world, pervaded as it is by consumerism, is the desolation and anguish born of a complacent yet covetous heart, the feverish pursuit of frivolous pleasures, and a blunted conscience.

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Wonder and Joy!

Wonder and Joy!

Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor. God’s voice is no longer heard, the quiet joy of his love is no longer felt, and the desire to do good fades.

Spread that holy joy!

Spread that holy joy!

Our consecrated life is enriched by moments of such holy and simple joy!

 

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Always be joyful!

Always be joyful!

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