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The Frank Friar - Episode 314: St. Joseph The Authentic Man of Faith: Part 2

The Frank Friar - Episode 314: St. Joseph The Authentic Man of Faith: Part 2

January 13, 2021

I am continuing our series on St. Joseph. Today, I speak about the title the decree gives us on St. Joseph as the authentic man of faith.  Under that title we are given an act to do to gain the plenary indulgence.  I hope this episode helps you embrace the year of St. Joseph.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 313: Seekers of Truth

The Frank Friar - Episode 313: Seekers of Truth

January 11, 2021

Today, I am reflecting on the events that accord in Washington, D.C. on Jan 6th, 2021.  I am thinking about them in the light given to us through our reading of the Prophet Isaiah from the Mass this past weekend.  Truth sets us free and gives us the courage to be children of light.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 312: St. Joseph and an Indulgence, and What to Do: Part 1

The Frank Friar - Episode 312: St. Joseph and an Indulgence, and What to Do: Part 1

January 6, 2021

We are in the Year of St. Joseph.  Our Holy Father is making it possible for the faithful to gain a plenary indulgence through acts rooted on the witness of St. Joseph.  The episode today is part one of a 6-part series on what to do to gain a plenary indulgence during the year of St. Joseph.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 311: The Epiphany and Unity

The Frank Friar - Episode 311: The Epiphany and Unity

January 4, 2021

Today, I reflect upon the reading from Isaiah (60:1-6) that we heard at the Mass on the Feast of the Epiphany.  What does this feast day tell us about diversity and unity?  That is the question I seek to address from the wisdom of Isaiah.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 310: My Finish Advent Reading

The Frank Friar - Episode 310: My Finish Advent Reading

December 30, 2020

Today, I reflect on my reading of the book of the Prophet Ezekiel during Advent.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 309: God and Images

The Frank Friar - Episode 309: God and Images

December 28, 2020

Today, I am pondering over something I read from Fr. Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 308: A Lesson from a Deer

The Frank Friar - Episode 308: A Lesson from a Deer

December 23, 2020

The day after a big blizzard we had in my area of New York, I saw a deer walk through our front yard.  Today’s episode is my pondering over a lesson I learned from watching that deer.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 307: Three Lessons from Mary

The Frank Friar - Episode 307: Three Lessons from Mary

December 21, 2020

In the episode today, I am thinking about the Gospel from the 4th Sunday of Advent this year.  I believe Mary, through her encounter with the Archangel Gabriel shows us three things we can work on this week as we approach Christmas day.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 306: Wisdom and John of the Cross

The Frank Friar - Episode 306: Wisdom and John of the Cross

December 16, 2020

In the episode, I continue the theme of St. John of the Cross this week.  The episode today goes out a day before we hear the first “O Antiphon” of the late part of the Advent season. We will hear tomorrow about Christ being wisdom, so I give an insight from St. John of the Cross on wisdom.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 305: John of the Cross and Joy

The Frank Friar - Episode 305: John of the Cross and Joy

December 14, 2020

Today is the Feast day of St. John of the Cross.  Also, yesterday was Gaudete Sunday.  In the light of these two things, I share some wisdom from St. John of the Cross on joy.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 304: Scouting

The Frank Friar - Episode 304: Scouting

December 9, 2020

I am starting to get back involved in Scouting it is been a great joy for me.  Today, I speak about my experience of the program and the great it is to the young.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 303: Christmas Time Prep

The Frank Friar - Episode 303: Christmas Time Prep

December 7, 2020

Today, I talk about Christmas prep in the time of the Corona Virus.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 302: Reviewing Prayer

The Frank Friar - Episode 302: Reviewing Prayer

December 2, 2020

Many folks in the last few weeks reached out to me asking questions about their prayer life.  Today, I try to touch on the need to reflect on one’s prayer life and how Advent is a great season for the need for reflection.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 301: Wandering and God

The Frank Friar - Episode 301: Wandering and God

November 30, 2020

Our reading from Isaiah 66 for the 1st of Advent, this year got my mind stewing on an action of God.  God let’s us wander. Why?  I wrestle with that act of God in the episode today. 

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The Frank Friar - Episode 300: The Shepherd Comes

The Frank Friar - Episode 300: The Shepherd Comes

November 25, 2020

My mind is still stewing over an insight from the Prophet Ezekiel that we heard on the Feast of Christ the King.  What does the Prophet offer us that helps the seed of hop entrusted to us grow? Listen today to find out. 

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The Frank Friar - Episode 299: Some Hope

The Frank Friar - Episode 299: Some Hope

November 23, 2020

I was absent for 2 weeks I am sorry.  Now, that I am back I wanted to offer you all a little hope.  Today, I speak about an experience that may help our hearts say yes to the hope God has for us.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 298: An Insight into Indulgences

The Frank Friar - Episode 298: An Insight into Indulgences

November 4, 2020

In the episode today, I am continuing thoughts from the last episode dealing with the document on indulgences from Pope Saint Paul VI. I wrestle with his words on the place of and for indulgences in the Church today.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 297: Aiding Each Other

The Frank Friar - Episode 297: Aiding Each Other

November 2, 2020

I am speaking about some wisdom from Pope Saint Paul VI today. The wisdom comes from his Apostolic Constitution on Indulgences. I highly recommend you read this document. Happy and Blessed All Souls Day.

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The Frank Friar - Episode 296: Obscurity and Divine Love

The Frank Friar - Episode 296: Obscurity and Divine Love

October 28, 2020

Mother Mary Francis is a person whose writing always grabbed my heart.  Today, I talk about an insight she has in a book called Strange Gods Before Me.  Here little insight on love I think can help us during this chaotic time we are in, which is why I wanted to share it with you all.   

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The Frank Friar - Episode 295: Manus in Mano

The Frank Friar - Episode 295: Manus in Mano

October 26, 2020

Love and the extended hand is the image that I talk about in the episode today.  The call to love is not an option for a Christian.  So, the Latin phrase that is the title is a means of getting to that life in and for love.

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