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Koinonia_2021_2

Koinonia_2021_2

SECULAR FRANCISCAN LEADERSHIP SAINT JOSEPH, “SHADOW OF THE FATHER” Introduction We link almost immediately Saint Joseph to the virtues of silence and work, but probably not so immediately to our ideas of husband and father. Yet, he is the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and the father of Jesus. This year, the Church commemorates … Koinonia_2021_2 Read More » ...
Reflections on Memoriale Propositi

Reflections on Memoriale Propositi

Check out the reflections on Memoriale Propositi by Ottaviano Turrioni, minister of the OFS Fraternity of Cannara -Perugia, with the collaboration of Fr. Alfred Parambakathu OFMConv., general spiritual assistant. Historical Framework Text and Analysis ...
Theme 4: Reconciliation – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

Theme 4: Reconciliation – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

A series of brief videos, commemorating the 800th anniversary of Memoriale Propositi, the Secular Franciscan inspirational document. Each video highlights a similarity between the 1221 document and the current Rule. ...
The Family of Jesus, a Path to Follow

The Family of Jesus, a Path to Follow

Dear Brothers and Sisters, In this small space for reflection we want to continue reflecting on the reality of our families. There are many realities that every family has to attend to and respond to at each stage of the life of its members. For this we consider what the Church teaches us today based … The Family of Jesus, a Path to Follow Read More » ...
Theme 3: Family – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

Theme 3: Family – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

A series of brief videos, commemorating the 800th anniversary of Memoriale Propositi, the Secular Franciscan inspirational document. Each video highlights a similarity between the 1221 document and the current Rule. ...
Kongo water project in Ghana

Kongo water project in Ghana

by Virginija Mickute, OFS Kongo is a village community in the Nabdam district in the northeast region of Ghana with around 150 households and a Spiritual Renewal Centre (SRC) run by Capuchin friars. SRC is comprised of the Immaculate Conception Church, a retreat centre and a Marian Grotto, making it a popular pilgrimage site. Twice … Kongo water project in Ghana Read More » ...
SISTER LIFE

SISTER LIFE

Reflections on health and faith by Victoria I. Tirro A., OFS Pychologist, Psycho-Gerontologist Universidad Metropolitana (Caracas- Venezuela) EN Sister Life (PDF) ...
Theme 2: Simplicity – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

Theme 2: Simplicity – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

A series of brief videos, commemorating the 800th anniversary of Memoriale Propositi, the Secular Franciscan inspirational document. Each video highlights a similarity between the 1221 document and the current Rule. ...
Koinonia_2021_1

Koinonia_2021_1

SECULAR FRANCISCAN LEADERSHIP ANIMATE AND GUIDE WITH A LEADERSHIP OF SERVICE Every generation has its challenges. Today we, all over the world, are fighting with covid. The pandemic puts into test our personal as well as institutional spirituality. In this new Easter season the Lord invites us not to lose hope, to maintain peace and … Koinonia_2021_1 Read More » ...
Theme 1: Fraternity – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

Theme 1: Fraternity – Commemorating the 800th Anniversary of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

A series of brief videos, commemorating the 800th anniversary of Memoriale Propositi, the Secular Franciscan inspirational document. Each video highlights a similarity between the 1221 document and the current Rule. ...
THE BEATIFICATION OF DR. JOSÉ GREGORIO HERNÁNDEZ, member of the OFS Venezuela

THE BEATIFICATION OF DR. JOSÉ GREGORIO HERNÁNDEZ, member of the OFS Venezuela

The beatification of Dr. José Gregorio Hernández, a Venezuelan physician (1864-1919) and member of the Secular Franciscan Order since 1899, will be celebrated on April 30, 2021. José Gregorio Hernandez is widely known, respected and venerated in many countries. A witness of holiness in his layman condition. He was a man full of virtues with … THE BEATIFICATION OF DR. JOSÉ GREGORIO HERNÁNDEZ, member of the OFS Venezuela Read More » ...
2021 Annual theme Family Commission

2021 Annual theme Family Commission

The sixth installment of material, from the family commission, to all the fraternities so that our local fraternities may reflect on the family as we were invited to do during the 2014 General Chapter.   PDF   To all OFS and Franciscan Youth International Councilors To all OFS National Councils To all Franciscan Youth National … 2021 Annual theme Family Commission Read More » ...
Circular Letter: Reflections on Memoriale Propositi Are Becoming Available

Circular Letter: Reflections on Memoriale Propositi Are Becoming Available

EN Memoriale propositi – Letter formation material_February 2021 (PDF) See the Memoriale Propositi page for Tibor’s video message and the first reflection. ...
Celebrating 800 Years of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

Celebrating 800 Years of ‘Memoriale Propositi’

EN Celebration 800 years Memoriale Propositi – circular letter (PDF) ...