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Mar 25, 2022

You Were Never Meant to Do This Alone

In today’s day and age, it’s easy to be connected to the entire world, to find answers to any question online, and ask the experts anything. And yet in spite of all this connectivity and knowledge, we can find ourselves isolated and lonely.

Today Fr. Mark-Mary challenges us to “prioritize, pray and pursue” a team of mentors, friends, and spiritual guides to support our growth in holiness.

Do you find the Stations of the Cross boring, but want to dive deeper into Christ’s love by meditating on them?


Reinvigorate your experience of Stations of the Cross by buying the Pocket Guide to the Stations of the Cross. A portable guide with new reflections by theologian, Edward Sri, sacred art, and more!


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 Progressboth available from Ascension. 

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