Franciscan Centenary

Over the next three years our Franciscan family will celebrate a succession of 800-year anniversaries, marking some of the more significant moments of St Francis’ life, starting this year with […]

Two Towering Figures

Together with so many from around Australia and the world, the Secular Franciscan Order in Australia mourns the recent loss of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and Cardinal George Pell, both […]

The Young Franciscan Summer 2022

The Young Franciscan Summer 2022 Please click on the image below to read the Summer Edition of the Young Franciscan To read past editions please visit the Young Franciscan page

The Holy Name Of Jesus

JANUARY THE MONTH OF THE HOLY NAME OF JESUS 2023. Monthly Spiritual Message, January 2023 By Fr Tony Fox OFM Conv. If you ask many devout and religious men and women, […]

National Newsletter Summer 2022

National Newsletter Summer 2022 Please click on the image below to read the Summer Edition of the Newsletter Newsletter To read past editions please visit the National Newsletter page

The Immaculate Conception

A SPIRITUAL MESSAGE  FOR THE FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Patron and Queen of the whole Franciscan Order (8th of December 2022)  Special Edition Brother Thomas of Celano tells us […]

Pax Et Bonum – Part 5

Monthly Spiritual Message, December 2022 By Fr John Cooper OFM Cap. “Gloria in excelsis Deo et in terra pax hominibus bonae voluntatis.”[1]  (Continued…) Pope John Paul II[2] (1978 – 20013) […]

Pax Et Bonum – Part 4

Monthly Spiritual Message, November 2022 By Fr John Cooper OFM Cap. Welcome to the Atomic Age At 11:02 am on the 6th of August 1945, the United States detonated a […]

Pax Et Bonum – Part 3

Monthly Spiritual Message, October 2022 By Fr John Cooper OFM Cap. Irony, God’s sense of humour: Ironically, after Saint Francis’ conversion, his very first follower, Sir Bernard of Quintavalle,[1] who […]

The Young Franciscan Spring 2022

The Young Franciscan Spring 2022 Please click on the image below to read the Spring Edition of the Young Franciscan To read past editions please visit the Young Franciscan page