Friday, January 27, 2023

Conventual Franciscan Mission Presences around the World

Province of St. Francis of Assisi in Kenya

Ukraine: Wartime Activities of the Friary in Boryspil

Ever since the war began, we have been actively engaged in doing charitable work. Our work has mainly benefitted the neighboring population, but it...
Central America

Central America: 2023 Custodial Spiritual Retreat

For St. Francis of Assisi, the life of union with God was the foundation and raison d’être of fraternity. Francis constantly asked his brothers...

Seraphicum: “Midway” Meeting of the Order

On January 16-20, 2023, the first round of the Order’s “Midway” Meeting was held at the Seraphicum College in Rome. The meeting took place...

Denmark: Official Opening of the Friary in Copenhagen

The foggy morning of Monday, January 16, 2023, brought much joy to the friars of the Province of St. Jerome in Croatia. The Minister...

Rome: Turkish Language Edition of Gospels Donated to Turkish Embassy

On Tuesday January 17, 2023, the Director of the Franciscan Missionary Center, Friar Paolo FIASCONARO, donated copies of a recent Turkish translation of the...

Colombia: beginning of the 2023-24 FALC Novitiate

On January 16, 2023, the memorial of the Franciscan Protomartyrs, seven confreres began their canonical year of probation at the common novitiate of the...

A Culture of Care in the Amazon: Part III

Friar Erick G. MARÍN CARBALLO, OFM Conv. lives with other religious and laity who are part of his itinerant team. Their shared life is an example of holy simplicity.

Ukraine: Joy and Hope for Those in Difficulty

In every home and family, Christmas and New Years are the most loved and awaited holidays. Children and adults alike look forward to the...

Seraphicum: 2023 Meeting with the New Ministers Provincial, Custodes and Secretaries

With the fear of the pandemic in recent years gone (almost), the new Ministers Provincial, Custodes and Secretaries of the Conventual Franciscan Jurisdictions were...