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
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
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
A Franciscan education offers a unique, Christ-centered viewpoint into Catholicism. Franciscan spirituality is faithful to the gospel and the Church, rooted in prayer, contemplation, and most importantly, service. Franciscans are committed to upholding the inherent dignity of creation, manifest a profound reverence for the human person as one made in… Continue Reading Franciscan School of Theology Youtube
Originally developed by the Rule and Life Committee of the Franciscan Federation and updated by the Spirit and Life Committee, this resource provides formation directors in TOR congregations with guidelines for the development of the Franciscan person. This resource is available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.