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Secular Franciscan is beatified – Veronica Antal of Romania

Secular Franciscan is beatified – Veronica Antal of Romania

NISIPORESTI, ROMANIA — A 22-year-old Romanian Secular Franciscan – Veronica Antal – was beatified Sept. 23, 2018 as a “martyr to chastity,” six decades after she was murdered while fighting off a would-be rapist during the Communist-era repression of the Catholic Church. Catholic News Service reported that Cardinal Angelo Becciu, prefect of the Vatican Congregation … Secular Franciscan is beatified – Veronica Antal of Romania Read More » ...
Secular Franciscan is beatified – School teacher Lucien Botovasoa of Madagascar

Secular Franciscan is beatified – School teacher Lucien Botovasoa of Madagascar

The Secular Franciscan Order participated in all the preparatory phases of the beatification ceremony. For the great Franciscan family – 1,000 secular and religious — it was a moment to live fraternal joy in one communityduring three days of pilgrimage: 13, 14, 15 April 2018.  The pilgrimage began at a church near where Lucien lived … Secular Franciscan is beatified – School teacher Lucien Botovasoa of Madagascar Read More » ...
‘Wells for Africa’ project proceeding

‘Wells for Africa’ project proceeding

By Virginija Mickute, OFS, and Monika Midveryte, OFS MARCH 2019 — The “Well4Africa” project, flowing out of the 3rd European OFS and YouFra Congress in Lithuania last year, is moving ahead in various phases in Malawi, Uganda and Zimbabwe. ...
The Secular Franciscan Order

The Secular Franciscan Order

The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is “formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church” (Const. 1,3). … The Secular Franciscan Order Read More » ...