Daily Franciscan Email Newsletter

  • By Jan Murina
  • 15 November, 2016
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If you'd like to subscribe to a daily Franciscan email newsletter, pleaswe email Kathleen White, OFS at kdwofs@comcast.net Curretly she is going through The Little Flowers of St. Francis, and she sometimes sends the parts of the Rule. I'd recommend this for your daily readings and reflections. Thanks.


Franciscan Saints & Blessed – Second part of the year

  • By Jan Murina
  • 27 June, 2016
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SS. GREGORY GRASSI, HERMINE GRIVOT (virgin), AND COMPANIONS (+1900) Friars Minor & Secular Franciscans. Martyrs in China The Boxer Rebellion in the northern provinces of China took its toll of the Catholic population, some 35,000 being killed in the year 1900 alone. Among them in July were three Franciscan bishops … Continue Reading →


Traditional Franciscan Calendar

  • By Jan Murina
  • 27 June, 2016
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Traditional Franciscan Calendar St Francis was born at Assisi, Italy, in the year 1181 or 1182, of the wealthy merchant Peter Bernardone and the gentle, pious Pica. His childhood and youth were spent in ease and luxury. He loved fine clothes and expended large sums for the entertainment of his … Continue Reading →


Official Schedule for Pope Francis U.S. Visit 2015

  • By Jan Murina
  • 10 September, 2015
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Official Schedule For Pope Francis’ Visit to U.S. Pope Francis Visits Washington D.C. Tuesday, September 22, 2015 4pm: Pope Francis arrives in D.C. at Joint Base Andrews at 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 23, 2015 9:15 a.m: White House Welcoming Ceremony and personal meeting with President Barack Obama 11:30 a.m: Midday … Continue Reading →


Why Pope Francis Is Very Much Like St. Francis

  • By Jan Murina
  • 10 September, 2015
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Inside the conclave, when Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope, the cardinal seated beside him whispered, “Don’t forget the poor.” When asked, “What name will you take?” he said, “I choose the name Francis, in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi.” The cardinals rose to their feet in applause. One Vatican … Continue Reading →


Secular Franciscans Live the Rule

  • By Jan Murina
  • 21 January, 2015
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Seeking Examples of the Ways Secular Franciscans Live the Rule JANUARY 19TH, 2015 Aspirations We hope that this site: Increases the world’s awareness of how Secular Franciscans bring the Gospel to life through living the rule. Inspires and encourages Secular Franciscans to more fully live the rule they promised to … Continue Reading →


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Archdiocese of Atlanta Pastoral Plan Survey

  • By Jason
  • 12 March, 2014
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The Archdiocese of Atlanta is beginning an exciting new effort to develop a Pastoral Plan. This document will guide the mission and direction of the Archdiocese for the next five years. The first step of this process is a quick survey (15 minutes or less) that will assist in identifying our most … Continue Reading →


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March Fraternity Meeting

  • By Jason
  • 24 February, 2014
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The March fraternity meeting will be Sunday the 9th at the Catholic Church of St. Monica. Formation for Inquirers & Candidates is from 1pm-2pm in rooms 4&5. Full gathering is from 2pm-5pm in room 14. For more event information please see our calandar.