Franciscan Tweets

New site: Live Web Cam – The Crypt of Saint Francis

Live Web Cam – The Crypt of Saint Francis: In this moment you are in the heart of the Franciscans, on the tomb of St. Francis.

New Site: St. Francis Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order (Hackensack, NJ)

St. Francis Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order (Hackensack, NJ): Our fraternity was founded in 1926 as an Italian-speaking fraternity with the first three professions taking place in April of 1927. Today, we are a diverse community: young and old; women and men; English, Italian and Spanish-speaking.

New Site: Franciscan Mission Service – The Franciscan Family Tree

Franciscan Mission Service – The Franciscan Family Tree: Explaining the Franciscan “family tree” is no easy feat. The simple man from Assisi inspired and attracted so many people to his Gospel-driven lifestyle over the centuries, and each person has found (or created) his or her own place in the vast movement.

New Site: The Secular Franciscan Order – An Appropriate Lay Vocation

The Secular Franciscan Order – An Appropriate Lay Vocation: By Fr. Michael Higgins, TOR. The Church provides a means to visibly and vigorously participate in Christ’s mission to invite every man and women into a deep and personal relationship with God.

New site: friartruck – Franciscan vocation from truck to Gospel

friartruck | Franciscan vocation from truck to Gospel: Blog of John Bamman, Conventual Franciscan Friar. This beggar of fortune and seeker of eternal treasures capured this friar’s heart and pulled him from the driver’s seat to a community of Franciscans who inspire the love of God.

New Site: AssisiWeb

AssisiWeb: “The guide of Assisi by the pilgrim, the tourist, the traveller.”

New Site: Immaculata Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order (Arlington, TX)

Immaculata Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order (Arlington, TX): We meet the 3rd Friday of each month from 7:00 until 9:00 PM at Most Blessed Sacrament Parish in Arlington, Texas.

New Site: St. Anthony Shrine (Cincinnati, OH)

St. Anthony Shrine (Cincinnati, OH): “Mt. Airy” is the familiar name for the National Shrine of St. Anthony and Friary sitting on a hill above Cincinnati. The shrine had its start in the late 1880s, when Joseph and Elizabeth Nurre bought what was then a country estate for $18,000

New Site: Franciscan Mission Associates (FMA)

Franciscan Mission Associates (FMA): A spiritually based organization with worldwide mission-helping undertakings. It promotes information about and interest in the missionaries and their people – particularly in the Franciscan Missions of Central America.

New Site: Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities

Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities – The mission of the AFCU, institutions characterized by Franciscan values, is to support the members’ mission of Catholic higher education by:providing a forum for dialog;fostering and facilitating collaboration among members.