A reflection of Fr. Rick from Ave María University.
Let Mary & Joseph help you stay awake and ready for God’s call.
Father Rick Martignetti is a Franciscan priest, ordained for the Order of Friars Minor in 1997. In 2002, he was awarded a doctorate in Sacred Theology and Franciscan Spirituality from the Pontifical University Antonianum in Rome. He has done years of teaching, campus ministry, spiritual direction, retreat ministry, formation work, and youth ministry, and is a frequent speaker at Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Summer Youth Conferences. He currently serves as Director of Campus Ministry at Ave Maria University in South West Florida. His book, Hidden Beauty: Reflections on Saint Bonaventure's Tree of Life was published in 2014 from Tau Publishing. You can enjoy some of his homilies by accessing