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Program Invitation: The Grace of Greccio: 800 Years of Tradition

Central to Franciscan spirituality is the Incarnation—the union of divinity and humanity in the person of Jesus. In his lifetime, Francis of Assisi wanted nothing more than to emulate the life of Christ and celebrate his momentous birth. So, in 1223, he and the townspeople of Greccio, a commune in central Italy, got to… Continue Reading Program Invitation: The Grace of Greccio: 800 Years of Tradition

Franciscan Media Offers an Advent Reflection Booklet with Clare of Assisi

Pray through the joyful season of Advent with Saint Clare of Assisi! This compact booklet is perfect for slipping into a pocket, wallet, or purse, to take the inspiring words of St. Clare with you throughout Advent. It contains reflections, quotes from Clare and those who knew her, and prayers… Continue Reading Franciscan Media Offers an Advent Reflection Booklet with Clare of Assisi

The Current Monthly Update

As part of our Working for Environmental Justice project, FAN will send you a monthly update with relevant news and action opportunities to support environmental justice. The Environmental Justice project is co-sponsored by the Franciscan Federation. You can view and subscribe to The Current below. In addition, the second part of… Continue Reading The Current Monthly Update

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Save the Date: Franciscan Federation Virtual Retreat

January 14, 2024 OR February 4, 2024 Begin 2024 journeying together with your Franciscan sisters and brothers at a unique Franciscan Federation virtual retreat designed to inspire, connect, and transform. Our speakers will bring their Franciscan wisdom to the themes of Greccio (the crib), Journeying, and Francis’ Stigmata (the cross)… Continue Reading Save the Date: Franciscan Federation Virtual Retreat

Laudato Si @10 Years

Franciscan School of Theology is offering a new series on Laudato Si beginning this October. The series will consist of four lectures commemorating the 10th anniversary of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’, an encyclical crafted to provide guidance on Earth’s care. Please see the flyer below for more details and registration… Continue Reading Laudato Si @10 Years

CELEBRATING LIFE: THE RULE AND CHRISTMAS AT GRECCIO (1223-2023) MARTÍN CARBAJO-NÚÑEZ

This book is intended as a contribution to the celebration, in 2023, of the eighth centenary of two important events for the Franciscan family: the confirmation of the Later Rule (Regula bullata) by Pope Honorius III, on Nov. 29, 1223, and the celebration of Christmas at Greccio, just a month… Continue Reading CELEBRATING LIFE: THE RULE AND CHRISTMAS AT GRECCIO (1223-2023) MARTÍN CARBAJO-NÚÑEZ

Greccio and the O Antiphons

This resource is designed by Michael Lasky, OFM Conv. and Artist Joseph Dorniak, OFM Conv. to help bring the spirituality of Saint Francis and the words of Pope Francis into our Advent preparation. This resource is available in 14 languages and can be accessed on the Franciscan Voice website under resources. Franciscanvoice.org… Continue Reading Greccio and the O Antiphons