ORDO FRANCISCANS SÆCULARIS OFS
Our Lady of the Angels

Our Lady of the Angels

 


Order Franciscan Seculars

A Christian can never remain silent in the face of violence, poverty, hunger, corruption or abuse of power.
Pope Benedict XVI


“Silence implies consent.” St. Thomas More


Our Last Update – August 21, 2014

Words of our Holy Father, Pope Francis“Spiritual and Eucumenical Endeavors,”What is my Galilee” and other colloquies

Pope Francis

 

Worldwide Attacks
against Christians
“Lord pray for us”

 
 

8-19 Urgent Prayers Needed “We lost the city of Queragosh (Qaraqosh). It fell to ISIS and they are beheading children systematically.” Read more


“8-21 Oklahoma Archdiocese successful in lawsuit to block Black Mass”


Pope Francis made a personal phone call to the family of James Foley, the American journalist who was murdered in Iraq, the Catholic News Service reports. . . 

“8-3 Letter from Pope Francis read at funeral Mass.


“8-14 In Mexico, approximately 45,000 children and young people have been abducted and are victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking in organs… ”


“8-3 Cardinal’s response We priests celibate like Christ”

What is my Galilee? “Return to Galilee”, is the Holy Father’s call to, re-read everything in the life of Christ



Death is not the end: Pope reminds us



” The apostolic vicar of Tripoli, Bishop Giovanni Martinelli, has pledged to remain in the North African nation “even if only one Christian remains.”



Immaculate Conception Fraternity August Newsletter


Brothers and Sisters of St. Francis Region (Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, So. Carolina ,Tennessee) Communio Newsletter, Summer 2014


National Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order – USA Welcome from the National Minister
National Fraternity – USA What we strive to do


Marijuana study “Even casually smoking marijuana can change your brain” …


Bishop rejects Common Core standards
Common Core Controlling Population and Public Education




Change your reading of the “Word” from an obligation to a fascination-drm.


Let us Pray to St. Michael for our Country and our Church
St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our defense against
the wickedness and snares of the Devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly hosts, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan, and all the evil spirits, who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls.


Happy is the nation whose God is the Lord, Psalm 33

 

Formation

Francis presents his rule

Franciscan Formation is the life blood of any fraternity. The vitality of any Franciscan community is centered on ongoing formation, living the Gospel life with our brothers and sisters in sharing faith experiences. In this section the topics for discussion are, for example:
(New) THROUGH A PERSISTENT FAITH as Edited by Emanuela De Nunzio

Our prayer life; and Cultivating a life of Franciscan virtue;

Other related topics are: The importance of our Franciscan gatherings; *
The Five Knots of the Franciscan Cord; *The Holy Father’s message to Franciscans

The Words of St. Francis
Francis' words

Francis’ words

His Words are still relevant to the problems of today. His virtuous convictions of faith and morals had a great influence in the Church and the world. He has voiced his philosophy of Catholic Faith in the many writings he gave his followers.

Franciscans go and rebuild my house.


Our prayer life; and Cultivating a life of Franciscan virtue;