A Few Additional Tidbits – Jacob Supina

Thursday was all about Clare; we learned a lot! We took part in a Clare Walk and it was moving to see how much courage she really did have! We also saw the original San Damanio cross, and it was a moving experience! I was hoping to see the cross move…specifically the lips, but that … Continued

Reflecting on Assisi – Ainsley Quigley

I’m excited to share my experience when I return! I’ve made some awesome friends here on the Franciscan pilgrimage and I couldn’t ask for a better group of people to start off the New Year with. One of the events that we took part in here in Assisi was a re-enactment of a leper funeral … Continued

Student Pilgrimage: A few highlights from Jacob Supina

Getting to know Rome The first day we were all tired! But, it was neat getting to meet new people and experience Rome at night. The next day we experienced St. Peter’s Basilica. It was absolutely breath-taking! I could spend an ENTIRE DAY at the Basilica. There is just so much to it. We also … Continued

Labre: “It is in giving that we receive”

What exactly is that? A commonly asked question that comes to mind when one is referring to Labre to someone unfamiliar with the event. From a basic understanding, Labre is a program in which students help prepare and distribute food to those in need in two different areas of downtown Toledo. While both sufficient and … Continued

My Biggest Plague, Is My Greatest Desire

“Woman naturally seeks to embrace that which is living, personal, and whole. To cherish, guard, protect, nourish and advance growth is her natural, maternal yearning.” – St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) I was looking at my last few journal entries, thinking, what is the best way to catch up to where I … Continued


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