February 27, 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...

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...
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...
SGAM

SGAM: Presentation of the Secretariat at the FEMO Meeting

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the General Secretariat for Mission Animation (SGAM) presented the SGAM’s renewed structure at a meeting of the Ministers Provincials,...
capgen2019

SGAM: New “Project Office”

In his letter dated June 13, 2020, the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua, the Minister General, Friar Carlos TROVARELLI is launching the "Project...
ENG-sgam

SGAM: New Facebook Page

The General Secretariat for Missionary Animation (SGAM) is pleased to share its new Facebook page with friars and friends of the Order. The page...
Roma

Rome: Conclusion of the Extraordinary Missionary Month

On the evening of October 26, 2019, the friars of the General Houses of Rome gathered at the Basilica of the Twelve Holy Apostles...
Bruxelles

Brussels: Course for New Missionaries

The English-speaking course for new missionaries began on September 2, 2019, in Brussels, Belgium. The Our Lady of the Nations International Fraternity (belonging to the...
Poland

Poland: Witnesses of Hope

On July 20-27, 2019, Friar Valerio FOLLI, OFM Conv., and Sister Renata FERRARI (Franciscan Sisters of St. Elizabeth) accompanied a group of young people...