Friar Side Chats is back for a fresh season! In today's episode we’re challenged to take a look back at our own spiritual history: where our journey began, how we got to where we are today, and the ro...Show More
Here we are in the middle of an unprecedented summer. In Durham, we’re worshipping in a parking garage; at home, you’re wearing masks with family and friends; in our communities, we’re marching and ad...Show More
This week, we sat down to chat not about Tiger King or Zoom fatigue but about the unexpected blessings and spiritual takeaways from this time of quarantine.
We invite you to join us for a Friar Side ...Show More
When we look at people whose faith we admire, there’s often a common thread running through their lives: regular and intentional prayer. So what is it about prayer that makes it so powerful? How can w...Show More
What happens when we find ourselves in a culture in need of change? Whether we're dealing with the messy issues of life on a team, in an org on campus, or within a community — what power do we have to...Show More
The age old problem of pain and suffering in the world isn’t new to any of us. But each time heartbreak or tragedy strikes us, our loved ones, or our community, we often find ourselves grappling all o...Show More
We surrounded all the time by the idea that leadership is the pinnacle of personal, professional, and academic development.
But, while we may be called to take the lead at times, are we be putting th...Show More
The witness of poverty found in St. Francis of Assisi begs the question: How do we embody a life of poverty in this modern age?
Listen in with us as we wrestle with questions of resisting the idols ...Show More
How would you describe your prayer life? Is your answer along the lines of “I pray before bed”?
In this episode of the Friar Side Chats, Fr. Mike questions whether this prayer practice is sufficient ...Show More
At a place like Duke where accomplishments and scores get you in and GPAs and theses carry you out, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the achievement-proves-worth cycle. And yet at the same time, ...Show More