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 […]

800 Years: The Nativity & the Rule

As we continue to celebrate the Franciscan 800 year anniversaries, the CIOFS Presidency has prepared the following document commemorating the two focal events of 1223, the Nativity, and the OFM […]

Guidelines for Children and Adolescents

Among the specific tasks of our Order, the OFS has a specific educational duty towards children and adolescents, as well as young people, to “bear witness to the Christian faith, […]

The Young Franciscan Winter 2023

The Young Franciscan Winter 2023 Please click on the image below to read the Winter Edition of the Young Franciscan To read past editions please visit the Young Franciscan page