August 9, 2019 - Chris Dwyer is joined by John Goldberg and John Paul Libonatti to discuss life as a campus minister and a student, respectively, at St. Anselm’s Abbey School, an all-boys preparatory school for grades 6-12 in Washington, D.C. Throughout the episode, they will cover campus ministry, finding spirituality, exploring faith, effects of social media on religion, finding your social circle, and much more.
July 10, 2019 - Chris Dwyer is joined by three young professionals who provide insight into their generation’s thoughts on faith and spirituality. Among other topics, these millennials will dive into why their generation doesn’t want to be identified with one particular religious order, the effects of social media on faith and spirituality, and why women should be a part of the Catholic Church.
The Eleventh Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner, scheduled for November 9, 2019, supports the Franciscan and the Holy Land Friars’ mission here and in the Holy Land. Sponsorship opportunities available in August. Tickets sales begin in September. For more information or pledges, please email Margherita Ligorio at margherita@Myfranciscan.com or call 202 526 6800 Ext. 895.
June 19, 2019 - In part two of our discussion with Gino and Mike - two young men on a journey to become Franciscan Friars - we take a deeper dive into the daily life of postulants. Gino and Mike also talk through the importance of community in a person’s spiritual life and tell us how they follow Francis.
June 5, 2019 - In part one of this two-part episode, Chris Dwyer sits down with Gino Grivetti and Mike Specht, two young men on a journey to become Franciscan Friars. Gino and Mike discuss their paths to finding their vocation, how their friends and families reacted to their decision and why the Church is seeing a decline in youth pursuing a religious life.