Reflection by Laura Rainey, OFS Article 18: “Moreover they should respect all creatures, animate and inanimate, which ‘bear the imprint of the Most High,’ and they should strive to move from the temptation of exploiting creation to the Franciscan concept … Continue reading
On July 14th, members of the St. Anthony of Nagasaki fraternity attended the Holy Land Festival at the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, DC. We met several other Secular Franciscans staffing tables representing the Mount St. Sepulchre fraternity as well as … Continue reading
St. Anthony of Nagasaki members joined other Secular Franciscans in the region for a Chapter of Mats at Priestfield Retreat Center. Over the course of the weekend we got to pray, talk, laugh, and eat alongside our brothers and sisters … Continue reading
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.
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