Franciscan Tweets

Two new sites: Capuchin Franciscans Western America Province & Scattering Seeds

Capuchin Franciscans Western America Province: The friars of the Western America Province seek to serve Christ in a variety of ministries throughout California and Northern Mexico and to be a joyful presence of hope and salvation to all, especially to those most in need.

Scattering Seeds: The Office of Preaching & Evangelization for the Capuchin Franciscans of the St. Joseph Province

 

Three new sites: Franciscan International Study Centre, Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate, & Franciscan School of Theology

Franciscan International Study Centre We are a place of Franciscan Christian culture and learning, catering to an international religious and lay student body, teaching theology and Franciscan Studies at undergraduate, graduate and research degree level.

Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate The Franciscan Interprovincial Novitiate is more than just a place. It is where men from all over North America come to further their discernment process in becoming a Franciscan Friar, in the service of the people of God.

Franciscan School of Theology The mission of the school is to prepare candidates for professional ministry in the Roman Catholic Church, for careers in theological education, and to provide opportunities for enhancing knowledge of Christian faith and the practice of ministry.

 

Two new sites: Franciscan Intellectual Tradition & the Order of Friars Minor

Franciscan Intellectual Tradition The Commission on the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition was established in 2001 by the English-Speaking Conference of the OFM to promote a contemporary retrieval of the distinctive theological and spiritual vision that animates the Franciscan movement.

Order of Friars Minor | Ordo Fratrum Minorum The OFM is composed of friars, who are incorporated in Provinces and Custodies and governed by the Minister General with his Council. The Rule of the Friars Minor confirmed by Pope Honorius III is the basis of the life and the laws of the Order.

 

Academy of American Franciscan History

Academy of American Franciscan History The Academy is a research institute affiliated with the Franciscan School of Theology at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA. The Academy is dedicated to the encouragement of the study of the Franciscan Order in the Americas.

3 new sites on a beautiful Saturday: BSP Brothers and Sisters of Penance of St Francis, Catholic Association, Sacred Heart Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order (Hampton Roads Virginia area), St. Anthony of Padua Fraternity (St. Petersburg Florida)

BSP Brothers and Sisters of Penance of St Francis, Catholic Association
The Brothers and Sisters of Penance of St. Francis is a private Association of the Catholic Church whose members strive to model their lives according to the Rule and Statutes of the Primitive Rule of the Third Order of St. Francis

Sacred Heart Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order (Hampton Roads Virginia area)
Lay men and women from throughout the Hampton Roads Virginia area who follow Christ in the footsteps of Saint Francis. Our Fraternity includes members from Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Chesapeake.

St. Anthony of Padua Fraternity (St. Petersburg Florida)
The Official Facebook home for the St. Anthony of Padua Fraternity Order of Franciscan Secular located in St. Petersburg Florida.

 

 

Two more new links: Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart & Croatian Franciscan Custody

Franciscan Province of the Sacred Heart – Our mission is to permeate our society with Gospel values. We are to be instruments of change and heralds of peace in a broken world, serving all people, especially the poor and marginalized, through reconciliation and healing.

Croatian Franciscan Custody – We have been chosen by God to live our Christian calling in Franciscan fraternity, simplicity and prayerfulness. We share this charism with the Croatian immigrants, their descendants and all others in whose lives we share through the generosity of God.

 

Two new additions: Province of the Immaculate Conception & The Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Province of the Immaculate Conception: Since 1855 Franciscan friars of Immaculate Conception Province have ministered to God’s people throughout the eastern seaboard; in Toronto, Canada, and in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador in Central America.

The Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Province of Our Lady of Guadalupe is the Franciscan (OFM) Province of the Southwest United States of America. This includes the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Texas.

 

New site added: Franciscan Friars of the United States of America

Franciscan Friars of the United States of America: We are over 1,000 friars – members of the Order of Friars Minor – living and ministering as brothers in seven Provinces across the United States.

New Site – Tau Fraternity | The Secular Franciscan Order in Northern Virginia

Tau Fraternity | The Secular Franciscan Order in Northern Virginia: We are lay men and women from throughout the Herndon area learning to follow Christ in the footsteps of St. Francis. We are teachers, nurses, accountants, homemakers, lawyers, retirees, computer wizards, gardeners, parents, grandparents, children…

St. Paschal Baylon Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan (Wind Lake, WI)

St. Paschal Baylon Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan (Wind Lake, WI): Gathers the second Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. at St. Clare Church