Happy birthday to you!! Do you love to give and receive gifts? Are you always eager to celebrate a party?
Today, Fr. Mark-Mary shares a special tradition from his Franciscan community of honoring each other on birthdays, or feast days, which might just become your favorite gift to give year after year!
If you have found Ascension’s free content to be a blessing, would you consider giving a small financial gift to help us continue this life-changing work?
Meet Fr. Mark-Mary
Father Mark-Mary was ordained as a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal (CFR) in 2018 and lives at a friary in the Bronx.
The mission of the CFRs is to wholeheartedly embrace Jesus through fidelity to the Church and her Sacraments. Paired with their commitment to prayer, contemplation, and study of Sacred Scripture, the CFRs serve those around them, especially the poor, in the footsteps of Christ.
Discover beautiful music from the CFRs and Fr. Mark-Mary’s book Habits for Holiness: Small Steps for Spiritual Progress, both available from Ascension.