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Franciscan Sanctuaries of Solitude Wall Calendar: Percentage of Sales to Federation

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

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SAVE THE DATE: A Year of Listening & Learning 2024

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

Franciscan Central Archive Monthly Newsletter

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

Spirituality in the Time of Climate Crisis: Leadership, Ethics, and Laudato Si

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

AFC Resources Posted!

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!

NEW CD “Hearts on Fire!” by Cathy Tisel Nelson now available!

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!

Sacred Heart Charitable Fund Grant Cycle Open July 1st

Please note that twice a year the Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity take grant applications for their Sacred Heart Charitable Fund. This grant opportunity is available for ministries of Franciscan women. This information is now posted in the Resource section of the Franciscan Federation website. For… Continue Reading Sacred Heart Charitable Fund Grant Cycle Open July 1st