In the fall of 2022, Franciscan Action Network, the Franciscan Federation and the Franciscan Friars (OFM) US-6 JPIC Working Group offered a 4-part webinar series on Confronting Environmental Racism. The centerpiece of our series consists of three short documentaries produced by Hip Hop Caucus called “Big Oil’s Last Lifeline.” At three… Continue Reading Confronting Environmental Racism Collaborative Series
This text has been provided by the working group of the Coordination Committee for the Franciscan Centenary. These experts have created an outline for learning more about our charism at each stage of the Centenary. This text lends itself to multifaceted use and will help us set out on this… Continue Reading 2023-2026: A Multifaceted Centenary in Which Several Centenaries Will be Celebrated
On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, in anticipation of the 40th Anniversary of the TOR Rule, Executive Director, Sara P. Marks, interviewed Sr. Margaret Carney and Jean-Francois Godet-Calogeras on their experience of participating in the process that led to the Third Order Regular Rule that TOR Franciscans live today.
The Sisters of St. Francis – Sacred Heart Charitable Fund takes applications twice a year: January 1-March 1 & July 1-September 1 Eligibility To be eligible, the grant-seeking organization must meet the following criteria: It is sponsored by an order of Franciscan women religious in the United States. (One application per province/congregation,… Continue Reading Funding Opportunity for Ministries of Franciscan Women Religious
Those like ourselves who are immediate heirs of the tradition inspired by the spirituality of Francis [and Clare] might better see ourselves as responsible stewards of a treasure that has much to offer for the healing of humanity and of the world at large. Zachary Hayes OFM, Bonaventure Fest, 2003,… Continue Reading Custodians of the Tradition
Above all else, the TAU meant mission for Francis: a mission to proclaim the Goodness of God by a wholehearted following in the footsteps of Jesus Christ because of whom all life is sacred. Tau Series This series presents the depth of the Franciscan Tradition in an easily digestible format.… Continue Reading Tau Series
This reflection packet takes each line of the Peace Prayer and connects it to stories and reflections of the life of St. Francis of Assisi. This beautiful collection was compiled by Kathleen Moffatt OSF, Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, Aston, PA (2021)
Haversack, a Franciscan review, was started in 1977 by a group of Franciscan women and men who were living and working in Uptown Chicago. They felt the need to connect their own experience of working for God’s world and God’s justice with the experience of Francis, Clare and their early… Continue Reading Haversack: A Franciscan Review
Brewing Faith, is a podcast where younger Catholics ask the questions and, together with the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia and through a Franciscan lens, we look at the future of our Church.
Are you restless or hungry for more in your life? Are you seeking wisdom or looking for inspiration? The Gospel gave guidance to Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi as they followed in the footprints of Jesus some 800 years ago. The witness of their lives and values continue to… Continue Reading Engaging Franciscan Wisdom Podcast