Reflection from Deacon Tom Bello, OFS

It is with heavy hearts that we ask for prayers for Deacon Tom Bello, OFS. Tom was one of the founders of the Franciscan Action Network and was an original board member. He has been battling cancer and is now under Hospice Care. He recently wrote a reflection on St. Therese of Lisieux (The Little Flower) that we repost and share with you here.

Deacon Tom Bello, OFS

When I was diagnosed with an incurable cancer, metastatic melanoma, in June, 2015, one of the saints I turned almost instinctively to was St. Therese because she also had an incurable disease, tuberculosis, that took her when she was so much younger (24 to my 66).

I pray that you have also seen perhaps in a prayer card that you carry with you this intense, beautiful young daughter of the Lord staring at you as she stares at me every day near where I work and sleep… Read More

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