Franciscans showing brotherly love for the Washington Nationals on June 9 as part of a fraternity outing. Nats defeated Giants 7-5. From left, Bill Tubbs OFS, Patrick Martin OFS and John Cusick OFS.
On Saturday May 12th we formally admitted Patrick Abbott into the Secular Franciscan Order. Welcome Patrick! His formation as an Inquirer completed, Patrick now becomes a Candidate. Guided by the Holy Spirit and with the support of his fraternity, Patrick … Continue reading
Congratulations to our Spiritual Assistant, Br. Paul McMullen, TOR, on his 60th Anniversary of religious life. We are truly blessed with the great wisdom and insights he brings to our fraternity. May God continue to bestow His Blessings on him … Continue reading
Reflection by MaryCatherine Bibro, OFS Article 9: ” The Virgin Mary, humble servant of the Lord, was open to His every word. She was embraced by Francis with indescribable love and declared protectoress and advocate of his family” . Francis … Continue reading
Happy New Year! 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the approval by Blessed Pope Paul VI of the 1978 Rule for Secular Franciscans. St. Pope John Paul II urged all Secular Franciscans to, “Study, love and live the Rule of … Continue reading