Friday, August 19, 2022
Paolo FIASCONARO

A Book Chronicling the Conventual Franciscan Missionary Presence around the World

During the recent Missionary Assembly held May 25-28, 2022, a new book was presented, entitled: “Go and Proclaim: The Presence of Friars Minor Conventual...
MI

Online Meeting of the M.I. in French-speaking Africa

On Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. (Italian time), an online meeting was held for the first time between the Presidents of the...
Matteo-La-Grua

Preliminary Phase of the Beatification Process for Friar Matteo LA GRUA

On January 15, 2022, the Most Reverend Corrado LOREFICE, Archbishop of Palermo, Italy, presided over a Mass to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the...

Lay Brothers Can Become Major Superiors

With a rescript dated May 18, 2022, Pope Francis changed canon law to allow for non-clerical religious, those belonging to clerical institutes of pontifical...
MI

Online Meeting with Youth Representatives of the Militia of the Immaculata

On May 14, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. (Rome time), youth representatives of the Militia of the Immaculata (M.I.), and friar Assistants of the M.I.,...

Simplicity

Simplicity Franciscan Formation - Inspirations (Part 5) “Blessed father Francis (...) with all vigilance and concern (…) was forming his new sons with new instruction, teaching...
Polonia

Poland: General Visitation to the Formation Houses

During April of 2022, the members of the General Secretariat for Formation, at the request of the Minister General, conducted a General Visitation to...
procura

Meeting of the General Procuration Office with Friar Students of Canon Law in Rome

On April 29, 2022, the friar students of canon law residing in Rome met with the members of the General Procuration Office. The meeting...
Cracovia

Easter Flowers in Poland: Friars and Ukrainian Refugees

Praying in the Basilica of St. Francis in Cracow, Poland, Friar Arkadiusz ŻELECHOWSKI was contemplating a mural on the wall that featured pansies woven...

Earth Day 2022

On Friday April 22, 2022, Earth Day will be celebrated, as desired by Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si’. To help us pursue the...