Saturday, March 2, 2024
Lituania

Lithuania: Formation Event in Vilnius

On February 2-4, 2024, a spiritual retreat was conducted for the lay faithful who receive care from our friars. The retreat took place at...
CIF

Online Meeting of the International Commission for Formation

On January 26, 2024, the International Commission for Formation (CIF) conducted an online meeting. The members of the Commission include the friars who work...

Entrusting Oneself to Mary

Franciscan Formation – Inspirations (Part 19) “Following the example of our Seraphic Father and according to the traditions of the Order, the friars are to...
Formazione francescana

Me? A Senior Franciscan?

Franciscan Formation - Inspirations (Part 18)  “For the friar, old age and illness can become a privileged moment of communion with the Lord, the Church...
Messico

SGAM and SGF: Formation and Mission Animation Courses in Mexico

On November 12-19, 2023, Friar Dariusz MAZUREK, the General Delegate for Mission Animation (SGAM), and Friar Piotr STANISŁAWCZYK, the Secretary General for Formation (SGF),...
Roma

Rome: Meeting of FEMO Formators

On November 4-8, 2023, a meeting took place in Rome for formators of the Foederatio Europae Mediae et Orientalis (FEMO). Six friars attended - five...
Zakopane

Poland: Spiritual Retreat at the Hermitage

In October of 2023, a spiritual retreat was conducted in four rounds in the special setting of a hermitage. The retreat was led by Friar...
CIF

Annual Meeting of the International Commission for Formation (CIF)

On October 5-7, 2023, the annual meeting of the International Commission for Formation took place this year online using the Zoom Internet platform. The...
Pastorale giovanile

Youth Ministry: A Challenge?

Franciscan Formation – Inspirations (Part 17)  I counsel, admonish and exhort my brothers in the Lord Jesus Christ not to quarrel or argue or judge...

Unable to Succeed at the Time: Conventual Franciscan Formation – A Reflection on Failure

Unable to Succeed at the Time: Conventual Franciscan Formation  – A Reflection on Failure  Inspirations (Part 16) “Often when one attempts to follow Christ and serve one’s...