Franciscan Action Network, the Franciscan Federation, and the Order of Friars Minor Holy Name Province JPIC office are working together to raise awareness about and advocate for environmental justice, focusing on communities of color and low wealth that are disproportionately affected by environmental degradation. We invite you to participate in a… Continue Reading Environmental Justice Series
Tau Publishing has introduced their new 2024 Franciscan Sanctuaries of Solitude Wall Calendar-featuring the feast days of Franciscan Saints and Blesseds – a captivating tribute to the mesmerizing beauty and spiritual serenity of these inspirational Franciscan sanctuaries. Immerse yourself in a year-long journey through the tranquil landscapes of these iconic religious… Continue Reading Franciscan Sanctuaries of Solitude Wall Calendar: Percentage of Sales to Federation
Franciscan Morning & Evening Praise prayer book is not back in print through Tau Publishing. It has been reprinted in a two volume set with no ribbons. A limited supply has been reprinted and can be purchased through Tau Publishing. More information and a link to purchase can be found… Continue Reading Franciscan Morning & Evening Praise Back in Print
In June, the Franciscan Federation announced A Year of Listening & Learning 2024. We are excited to share the dates for both in-person and virtual sessions and encourage you to Save-A-Date! All sessions will have a consistent structure, offering members the opportunity to voice their aspirations and desires for the Federation.… Continue Reading SAVE THE DATE: A Year of Listening & Learning 2024
The Franciscan Central Archive (FCA) will be a physical center, following national archival standards, with a reading room, exhibition space, lecture hall, and robust virtual presence. Researchers will be able to study congregational ministries, shared vocations, and Franciscan charism across the collections. The FCA will be supported by charism- based… Continue Reading Franciscan Central Archive Monthly Newsletter
Desiring to deepen your understanding and leadership skills during this time of Climate Crisis? This course, taught by Franciscan Friar Keith Douglas Warner, OFM and TA Edgar Kelly Garcia, from the Franciscan School of Theology, will help you reimagine ethics and spirituality in service of social transformation. Take this class… Continue Reading Spirituality in the Time of Climate Crisis: Leadership, Ethics, and Laudato Si
Creches of the World, a video created by media tech, Logan Riley who serves as the Media Technology Coordinator with the Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque, is now posted under resources and on the AFC 2023 conference page. It was used as part of the prayer experiences at AFC… Continue Reading Creches of the World
Many of our members have been inquiring about the use of prayer services created for AFC 2023. The Federation has now posted the opening and closing ritual along with Sr. Ilia Delio’s keynote slide deck. We hope that our members may use these resources to continue to celebrate the Centenary… Continue Reading AFC Resources Posted!
Cathy Tisel Nelson has just released her fourth CD entitled “Hearts on Fire!” This album includes our conference theme song “Hearts on Fire!” from AFC 2022, “Now Is the Time” from AFC 2021, and “Love Is the Reason” from AFC 2023! Check out Cathy’s website at cathynelsonmusic.com for all her… Continue Reading NEW CD “Hearts on Fire!” by Cathy Tisel Nelson now available!
Over the past few years, the Federation has been engaged in the hard work of transformation. As part of the final stage of that process, the Federation is engaging all of our membership and potential membership in a Year of Listening & Learning. In place of an AFC 2024, the… Continue Reading Federation Announces a Year of Listening & Learning