Ongoing Formation Topics

The following course, prepared by the National Formator, Joan Hanley OFS, includes a series of eleven sessions intended for Secular Franciscan fraternities to incorporate into their monthly ongoing formation.  #1. […]

CELEBRATING THE CHRISTMAS NATIVITY

Celebrating Francis’ Favourite Feast We celebrate Christmas in many splendid ways. One of the first items to appear in our homes, churches, schools and workplaces as Christmas approaches is a […]

Plenary Indulgence: 800 Years of Greccio

Dear brothers and sisters, May the Lord give you peace! We write to you from Assisi, where we are gathered on the occasion of the celebrations for our Seraphic Father, […]

800 Years of the Latter Rule

On September 3rd (Father’s Day), the National Council was pleased to host the first of what will be a series of special Zoom events to celebrate the 800-year centenaries. On […]

National Newsletter Spring 2023

National Newsletter Spring 2023 Please click on the image below to read the Spring Edition of the Newsletter Newsletter To read past editions please visit the National Newsletter page

For a Synodal Church

Monthly Spiritual Message, October 2023 By Fr Tony Fox OFM Conv. In this month of October, when we celebrate the Solemnity of Our Holy Father St. Francis, the Church is […]

The Young Franciscan Spring 2023

The Young Franciscan Spring 2023 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

The Life of St Joseph

The Life of St Joseph by Maria Cecilia Baji, OSB Monthly Spiritual Message, September 2023 By Fr John Cooper OFM Cap. Everything you read in this message about St Joseph […]