The Franciscan Federation honors Sister Frances Therese, SSJ-TOSF who wrote "Go to My Brethren: A Spiritual Document for Apostolic Communities of Franciscan Women" in 1969. Sister Kathleen Moffatt relates the following: "Sister Frances Therese SSJ TOSF just died. Frances was the author of the 1969 GO TO MY BRETHREN booklet which was a seminal [...]
Brother Ed Coughlin, OFM, President of Siena College, Albany, NY, died on July 30, 2019. He was a friend to the Federation and its members' hopes for our TOR charism! See Siena College's tribute to Brother Ed.
The drawing for the Assisi Pilgrimage took place at the Annual Federation Banquet in St. Louis on Sunday, June 23. The winners are: First Place - Sister Christa Franzer OSF - Two week Pilgrimage to Assisi Second Place - Sister Maria Elena Larrea OSF - Free registration for next year’s conference Third Place - Sister [...]
Franciscan Federation JPIC Resolution For 2019 – 2020 Welcoming The Refugees, Immigrants, Asylum Seekers
Franciscan Federation JPIC Resolution For 2019 – 2020 Welcoming The Refugees, Immigrants, Asylum Seekers Statement of Resolution We, the members of the Franciscan Federation, recognize that we live in a nation at a time when refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers are being turned away from our borders and held in detention centers. We hold our [...]
For Immediate Release: St. Bonaventure’s Franciscan Institute announces 2019-2021 members of Research Advisory Council BONAVENTURE, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2019 — Fr. David Couturier, O.F.M. Cap., executive director of the Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University, has announced the 2019-2021 members of the institute’s Research Advisory Council (RAC). The members are Dr. Timothy Johnson, chair, Flagler College; [...]
FEBRUARY 5, 2019 CONTACT: Pamela Gray Payton Jesse Betancourt University of San Diego [...]