Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Franciscan Formation – Inspirations

Introduction Dear Friars I would like to share some reflections with you on various topics related to Franciscan formation. Sometimes we read something that we may or...

The Mission of St. Francis of Assisi and the First Friars

This is the final article of the series on the Mission of St. Francis of Assisi and the First Friars.

Franciscan Formation for New FEMO Guardians

On Friday, December 17, 2021, the Franciscan part of the course for new Guardians of the Federatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO) was conducted...
Messico

Meeting of CEF Formators

On December 1, 2021, the friars of the Secretariat for Formation (SGF) had their first meeting with the formators of the Centralis Europae Foederatio (CEF).
Polonia

Poland: Conclusion of the First Year of the Franciscan School of Spirituality in Łódź

On Saturday, November 27, 2021, the Most Reverend Grzegorz RYŚ, Metropolitan Archbishop of Łódź, Poland, gave a lecture on St. Francis of Assisi for...

Second Annual Course for Formators on Franciscan Spirituality

St. Francis suffered when his friars claimed they admired him but knew they were not following him perfectly. We can say the same thing...

The Mission of St. Francis of Assisi and the First Friars

The renewal of apostolic life, to which Francis and his friars contributed by involving themselves in the pastoral activities of the whole Church, reached both Christians and non-believers.
Fra Michael LASKY

New Delegate General for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

On October 28, 2021, the Minister General and his Definitory nominated Friar Michael LASKY as the new Delegate General for Justice, Peace and Integrity...

The Mission of St. Francis of Assisi and the First Friars

10. A Missionary Orientation of Life Although the Seraphic Father’ s first attempts to preach the Gospel to non-believers might have been unsuccessful, the “orientation...

Germany: OFS Visits and National Chapter

On October 6-8, Ana FRUK, a member of the International Council of the Secular Franciscan Order (CIOFS ) made a fraternal visit to the...