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Formation Director, JoAnne McNamara OFS

Pax et Bonum!

 

For more information on the Secular Franciscan Order, or for visitor requests, please contact us!

 

Formation Classes are held:

Orientation/Inquirers

Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm

3rd Sunday of each month (Prior to Fraternity Gathering)

Location: Diocesan Pastoral Center

Candidates l:

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

1st Sunday of each month

Location: St. Theresa Parish Convent Conference Room

Candidates II:

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm

2nd Saturday of each month

Location: St. Theresa Parish Convent Conference Room

Is God Calling You to the  Secular Franciscan Order?

Want to attend a meeting?

Contact: JoAnne McNamara

littlemac85008@yahoo.com

Secular Franciscan Order Resources

Our Rule of Life

Our Rule of Life

"The Franciscan family, as one among many spiritual families raised up by the Holy Spirit in the Church, unites all members of the people of God -- laity, religious, and priests - who recognize that they are called to follow Christ in the footsteps of Saint Francis of Assisi. - Chapter..." 1:1

an image of a golden mostrance with sun light

an image of a golden mostrance with sun light

“In this world I cannot see the Most High Son of God with my own eyes, except for His Most Holy Body and Blood." - St. Francis of Assisi Link is a reflection.

Christian Prayer Book

Christian Prayer Book

"Lord, open my lips. – And my mouth will proclaim your praise."

Saints Francis and Clare Early Doc

Saints Francis and Clare Early Doc

Read the writings of Saints Francis and Clare

San Damiano Cross

San Damiano Cross

"Most High, glorious God enlighten the darkness of my heart. Give me true faith, certain hope and perfect clarity, sense and knowledge that I may carry out Your Holy and true command." - Prayer of Saint Francis of Assisi to discern God’s will

The Franciscan Crown Rosary

The Franciscan Crown Rosary

The Franciscan Crown Rosary is a Rosary consisting of seven decades with each decade describing a particular joy from the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Reading Scripture

Reading Scripture

Secular Franciscans should devote themselves especially to careful reading of the gospel, going from gospel to life and life to gospel. - Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order, Chapter 2:4

Church Documents/Eycyclicals

Church Documents/Eycyclicals

Studying church documents and encyclicals are a part of ongoing formation.

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Reading Scripture

Secular Franciscans should devote themselves especially to careful reading of the gospel, going from gospel to life and life to gospel. - Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order, Chapter 2:4

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