Franciscan Tweets

Four for Friday

Be a Franciscan News and views from the Franciscan Vocation Ministry of Holy Name Province.

Mind Journeys Learning to think as a Franciscan.

A Subconscious Knows No Negatives Franciscan Reflections For a World Grown Cold.

Musings of a Mendicant Habitus non facit monachum

A couple late night additions

Beauty sleep is so over rated.

Secular Franciscan Rule in Card Format — Downloadable print file and instructions. Cards can be used to display one SFO Rule at a time using a small easel, photo frame, or document clip (photos demonstrating some ideas on page). Use on desk, bureau, kitchen counter, beds-side table, etc.

St. Joseph of Cupertino Fraternity (Ellicott City, Maryland) — St. Joseph of Cupertino fraternity serves the Central Maryland area, and is in the St. Margaret of Cortona Region of the National Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order-USA

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5 sites by, for or about Secular Franciscans

If you are a member of the SFO and your fraternity doesn’t have a website, you might be particularly interested in … — We are a free website platform and management system run by Secular Franciscans to improve the online presence of Secular Franciscan Fraternities worldwide.

The day’s other new additions:

Call To Holiness — Writings from a Catholic in Virginia.

St. Francis Fraternity (Springfield, PA) — Local Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order in Springfield (Delaware County), Pennsylvania. (My fraternity)

Mount La Verna Fraternity (Charlottesville, VA) — Mount La Verna Fraternity serves the Charlottesville Virginia area, and is
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Boom! Seven new additions!!!

Now we’re cooking.

The home page has also been updated to provide some detail about what’s on the site to help new visitors find their way around.

Here are the newest sites:

FranciscanMom – Held together by the grace of God, coffee and crazy glue.

Portiuncula: the Little Portion – The Portiuncula, located in the Diocese of Steubenville, is home to the Franciscan Lay Apostolate. We are humbly committed to imitating the Gospel life of Christ, and observing the Sacraments.

Franciscanized World – Blog of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity

Franciscan Life – My blog describes my life as
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Four new additions!

Gerard Straub’s Blog – Gerard Thomas Straub is a documentary filmmaker and an award-winning author of six books, including a novel. Gerry’s critically acclaimed book The Sun and Moon Over Assisi, which offers inspirational reflections on St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare.

The Wandering Friar – Produced by Fr. John Anglin, OFM, this blog is a dimension of his ministry of preaching with the Franciscan Ministry of the Word as well as a means of letting friends and family know of his travels, etc.

Reflections of a Secular Franciscan – Reflections about Our Lord, St Francis and Life.

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Added three new sites in the last couple days


Dating God – Franciscan Spirituality for the 21st Century.

Kissing the Leper – Acknowledging the perfect joy of suffering in Christ, but having a little fun along the way.

OH……….. FRANCESCO – The meditations and reflections of a Secular Franciscan in the 3rd Millennium.

Recommended Post: Lent! 10 Ideas For A Good Lent

Great ideas for Lent from the Kissing the Leper blog which starts in only two weeks. I’m planning on doing my traditional Lenten social media fast and I might try to include a few of these ideas as well. The social media fast can be a real challenge considering how much time I need to spend online for work and in keeping my websites going. What are you planning for Lent this year?

Added 2 sites today…

a minor friar blog – “The rants and rambles of a brother in Christ, hopefully in the tradition of Francis and Clare.”- Little Portion Hermitage – “Founded for the glory of God and inspired by the example of St Francis of Assisi, Little Portion Hermitage is a place of Christ-centered solitude, sacred silence, and intercessory prayer. We believe and profess all that the holy Catholic Church …”

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A Follower of Francis

Added a new site today — A Follower of Francis: “These are the reflections of a Secular Franciscan. I look not only at my own spiritual journey, but also at issues of life, economic and social justice, morality, the arts, and more through the lens of Franciscan Spirituality.”


Hi folks, sorry we’ve been offline but the original Digital Franciscans was hacked and I couldn’t rescue it. The site is being rebuild with additional security and a slightly different setup. Thanks for you patience.