Saturday, February 4, 2023

Colombia: Meeting for Economs

On January 30-31, 2023, the Custody of St. Francis of Assisi in Colombia conducted a meeting for the Economs of its friaries. The meeting...

Chimbote: Blessing of the Church Named after the Martyrs of Peru

On January 22, 2023, the first church in the world named after the Blessed Martyrs, Friars Zbigniew STRZAŁKOWSKI and Michał TOMASZEK, was blessed. The...
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...

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...

Colombia-Venezuela: Inter-Custodial Formation Meeting for Post-Novices

From December 12-22, 2022, the Provincial Custodies of St. Francis of Assisi in Colombia and Our Lady of Coromoto in Venezuela conducted a joint...

Venezuela: Santíssima Trinidad Church Elevated to Diocesan Shrine

On Tuesday, December 27, 2022, the Santíssima Trinidad Parish Church in Pueblo Llano, Venezuela, was elevated to a diocesan shrine by the Decree (dated...
Messico 1992

The 1992 Extraordinary General Chapter in Mexico (Part III)

The text of “Peace, Justice and the Safeguarding of Creation” is a sort of grand message inspired by what was then called the “Spirit of Assisi.”
Fra José Alberto SUÁREZ ALEMÁN

Seraphicum: Friar José Alberto SUÁREZ ALEMÁN New Doctor of Sacred Theology

On Monday, December 19, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., Friar José Alberto SUÁREZ ALEMÁN, of the Provincial Custody of Our Lady of Coromoto in Venezuela,...

Fraternal JPIC Visit to the Custody of St. Francis in Colombia

(November 19 - December 2, 2022) Having spent fifteen days in the Amazon, I arrived in Bogotà, Colombia and was able to preside and...

Colombia: Custodial Continuing Formation Meeting

On November 28-30, 2022, the solemnly professed friars of the Provincial Custody of St. Francis of Assisi in Colombia conducted their annual continuing formation...