Franciscan Tweets

IMPORTANT – May need to shut down this site

Hello everyone. Although I would very much like to keep this site going, I just can’t give it the time and attention that it needs because the priorities that control the allocation of my time have changed dramatically since I started it. If you would be interested in taking it over, please contact me using the comment function for this post. I would like it to stay within the Franciscan family, especially within the OFS if possible. Thanks! Pax et bonum.

New Site: Irish Capuchins Overseas Missions

Irish Capuchins Overseas Missions: At present Irish friars are working in the following overseas areas: South Africa (since 1929), Zambia (since 1931), New Zealand (since 1985), Korea (since 1985) and in the Western American Province (from 1910).

Sorry for the silence...

Hello everyone,

It’s been well over a year sine the last time I added any new sites to the Big List or made any other changes to the site. I apologize for that and hope to get back into the swing of things now. The have been several suggestions for site to add during that time and I promise to begin addressing them now.

Pax et bonum,

Thank you!

Thank you all for your recent comments and suggestions. Obviously, I.m running a little behind but I promise to get back to adding new sites as soon as possible.

Mira Circa Nos; The Life and Legends of Saint Francis of Assisi by Candide Chalippe; Le Jongleur de Dieu (Catholic Information Network)

Mira Circa Nos The Bull of Pope Gregory IX canonizing St. Francis of Assisi: July 16, 1228

The Life and Legends of Saint Francis of Assisi by Candide Chalippe Free ebook in various formates at Project Gutenberg

Le Jongleur de Dieu (Catholic Information Network) From St Francis of Assisi by G.K. Chesterton


Our Lady of Indiana Regional Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order; Secular Franciscan Q & A; ATS pro Terra Sancta

Our Lady of Indiana Regional Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order The Regional Fraternity of Our Lady of Indiana is officially established by the National Fraternity in the given geographical area of the State of Indiana.

Secular Franciscan Q & A Maintained by Our Lady of Indiana Regional SFO Fraternity.

ATS pro Terra Sancta The Association pro Terra Sancta is the nonprofit, nongovernmental organization (NGO) of the Custody of the Holy Land with offices in Jerusalem, Rome and Milan. The President of ATS Pro Terra Sancta is the Custos of the Holy Land.


Discernment Opportunity in Houston

Sr. Julie Ann of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity posted this as a comment but I’m bumping it up to the blog to give it a little more visibility:

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity will be in the Houston area July 5-9. We invite any discerning women to meet with us for a vocation conversation.

The Big List

In order to make it even easier to find the Franciscan website or resource you might be looking for, we’ve  just added The Big List. The Big List contains every link on Digital Franciscans in alphabetical order. It also includes a comprehensive search function. Please try it out at and let us know what you think.

You can still access the same collection of Franciscan sites, carefully organized by category, on the Franciscan Websites page.

Most recent additions 3/1/14

Franciscan Outreach In the spirit of Francis of Assisi, the volunteers, staff, and donors of the Franciscan Outreach serve the needs of the poor in Chicago.

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal Started in the South Bronx. The primary mission of our community is a wholehearted embracing of Jesus Christ and our Holy Father St. Francis.

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration ( FSPA ) We are Catholic sisters who, together with our affiliates and prayer partners, are engaged in furthering the work of the Catholic Church and the Gospel. We work in the United States and internationally in varied ministries.

Capuchin Retreat Located on 95 park-like acres of gentle meadows and quiet woodland in Macomb County, Michigan, Capuchin Retreat is a Catholic Franciscan spirituality and retreat center which will renew your peace of mind.

St. Anthony Shrine & Ministry Center St. Anthony Shrine & Ministry Center, the “Church on Arch Street,” is a center for Roman Catholic ministry in Boston, Mass., staffed by the Franciscan friars of Holy Name Province.

Conventual Franciscan Friars – Province of Our Lady of Consolation The Conventual Friars of Our Lady of Consolation Province serve throughout a wide swath of the United States stretching from northern Ohio and central Minnesota, down through Indiana and Kentucky, and into the southwest in Texas and New Mexico.


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.