“For the leadership role she plays in guiding the church to think about just peace and for her personal witness of Christian nonviolence”, the National Catholic Reporter has named Marie Dennis OFS, their 2016 person of the year.
John Cusick Professes to the Secular Franciscan Order
On August 13th, 2016 John Cusick, OFS, professed to the Secular Franciscan Order. The profession took place at St. Camillus Church in Silver Spring MD. More photos of John’s profession are posted in the photo gallery.
Lonnie Ellis Presents with Cardinal Turkson at the Vatican
Lonnie Ellis OFS, associate director of the Catholic Climate Covenant, had the privilege of co-leading a presentation at the Vatican on climate change on April 11th with Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and leading … Continue reading
Franciscans Join the Rally in Support of Immigrant Families
Friars, Seculars and Franciscan-hearted lay people from St. Camillus Multicultural Parish in Silver Spring, Md. joined hundreds of others outside the Supreme Court on April 18 in support of President Obama’s executive order to keep immigrant families together. From left: … Continue reading
Marie Dennis, OFS, a Public Peace Prize Laureate for 2016
St. Anthony of Nagasaki Secular Franciscan Fraternity wishes to congratulate Marie Dennis, OFS, co-president of Pax Christi International, who has been named a Public Peace Prize Laureate. Please take a moment to visit the Public Peace Prize site and read … Continue reading