ORDO FRANCISCANS SÆCULARIS OFS
A Christian can never remain silent in the face of violence, poverty, hunger, corruption or abuse of power.
Pope Benedict XVI
Worldwide Attacks against Christians
“Lord, pray for our Christian brothers and sisters.”
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
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
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