February 27, 2021

Poland: New FEMO Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation

The Foederatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO) has established a Commission for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (GPIC). On Friday, February 12, 2021,...

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

2. Invitation to Preaching According to the story from Thomas of Celano (cf. 2 Cel 10 - FF 593) St. Francis heard the voice of...
SGF

First Online Meeting for Formators

On January 27, 2021, an online formation meeting for formators was held for the first time. Fifteen friar formators participated from various countries around...

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

Introduction Dear confreres, I would like to share some material with you on the missionary vocation of St. Francis. I will describe medieval Europe in...
Assisi

Assisi: Novices Make Formational Visit to CEFID

On December 22, 2020, eleven novices from the Sacred Convent in Assisi made their usual formational visit to the International Franciscan Center for Dialogue...
SGF

FEMO: Formation Commission Meeting

On December 15, 2020, the Formation Commission, recently established by the Foederatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO), conducted its first online meeting. The meeting began...
GPIC

GPIC PROMOTION IN THE UNPRECEDENTED YEAR 2020

In February of 2020, the General Delegate for Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (GPIC) moved from the Maximilian M. Kolbe Friary in Rome...
Venerabile-Wenanty-Katarzyniec

Venerable Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC, Priest (1889-1921)

Friar Wenanty KATARZYNIEC (first named Józef) was from a very poor peasant family. He was born on October 7, 1889, to Jan and Agnieszka...
Cracovia

Poland: 5th Anniversary of the Beatification of the Martyrs of Pariacoto

Celebrations for the 5th anniversary of the beatification of the Martyrs of Pariacoto, Friars Michał TOMASZEK and Zbigniew STRZAŁKOWSKI, were recently held in Peru...
SGAM

SGAM Is Now on Instagram

The General Secretariat for Mission Animation (SGAM) is intent on using new media to share news about the world of our missions. SGAM is...