27 episodes

Are you a wisdom seeker or looking for inspiration? Have you ever heard of Saints Francis and Clare? They lived 800 years ago, but the witness of their lives and values continue to inspire people of faith today. Twice a month Sister Michelle L’Allier, Franciscan Sister of Little Falls, Minnesota, will bring a guest, a story or a text for reflection and conversation, leading us to prayer, inspiration, or action.

Engaging Franciscan Wisdom Michelle L'Allier

    • Religion & Spirituality
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Are you a wisdom seeker or looking for inspiration? Have you ever heard of Saints Francis and Clare? They lived 800 years ago, but the witness of their lives and values continue to inspire people of faith today. Twice a month Sister Michelle L’Allier, Franciscan Sister of Little Falls, Minnesota, will bring a guest, a story or a text for reflection and conversation, leading us to prayer, inspiration, or action.

    Walking the path of grief and loss to joy as a lay Franciscan – Episode 27

    Walking the path of grief and loss to joy as a lay Franciscan – Episode 27

    Join Secular Franciscan Carolyn Townes as she tells her surprising story of the Spirit of God leading her to Franciscan life born out of loss, lived in community, and dedicated to bringing Gospel values into the world.

    • 42 min
    A big dive into God, embracing a hidden vocation – Episode 26

    A big dive into God, embracing a hidden vocation – Episode 26

    Join Poor Clare Sister Beth Lynn as she explores God’s work in her life and in the world. A gifted weaver of stories old and new, Sister Beth celebrates the uniqueness of each person and the wonder of being a contemplative in communion with the whole Franciscan family.

    • 39 min
    Living and leading with love: Seeing Christ in others – Episode 25

    Living and leading with love: Seeing Christ in others – Episode 25

    Episode 25 of the Engaging Franciscan Wisdom podcast, Living and leading with love: Seeing Christ in others, is available for listening. Join Franciscan Brother Adolfo Mercado as he tells of his journey from being raised as a cradle Catholic to discerning life as a Franciscan friar, together with the evolving story of First Order Observant Friars in the US today.

    • 48 min
    Living in Wisdom: Listening, Responding & Opening Doors – Episode 24

    Living in Wisdom: Listening, Responding & Opening Doors – Episode 24

    Join Franciscan Sister Patricia Forster as she reflects on her response to God’s calling to open doors between cultures and generations, to live a value-based life in simplicity, humility, and service.

    • 38 min
    Transformation through trauma, relationships & recovery – Episode 23

    Transformation through trauma, relationships & recovery – Episode 23

    Join Franciscan Associate Doug Beumer who courageously explores the kaleidoscope of his life experience and work, a mirror for what he sees in society today.

    From Doug’s interview: “We know with trauma, people get stuck. When our amygdala is tired, it's like the panic button. Our other thinking shuts down. For those of privilege, and by privilege, I mean, isolated or insulated from the trauma and hurt of others, we may not recognize that or choose to look away; it's a concerning time for our country.

    • 41 min
    God’s Love and our Belonging: beyond all containment – Episode 22

    God’s Love and our Belonging: beyond all containment – Episode 22

    Join Franciscan Cojourner Cathy Nelson as she breaks open the beauty of belonging, the music and mystery of the God’s love poured out in Jesus, the gift of the Holy Spirit, and the invitation for us to respond in love.

    • 38 min

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