Beloved National Family, On this Feast of the Holy Family, I rejoice and give thanks for our beautiful Secular Franciscan family! I am so thankful for all the goodness that I see in this family! What a joy it is to be part of this family!
“How silently, how silently the wondrous gift is given!”-- These words came to mind as I read the beautiful Christmas letter sent to us today from our brother and General Minister, Tibor Kauser.
The national website committee is looking for help.
The acronym “NAFRA” has been used for years to refer to the National Fraternity. However, it isn’t unique to the United States.
After reflecting together on the needs of our Order, after spending time in prayer and formation, and after invoking the help of the Holy Spirit, the National Fraternity has chosen the team that will guide and animate the Fraternity for the next three years. The following servant leaders were elected […]
It was my joyful honor to present the 2018 recipient of the Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation Award, Kathleen Carsten, OFS.
During this morning's session of the National Chapter, our National Minister, Jan Parker, OFS, delivered the 2018 State of the Order presentation. The State of the Order document, as well as the presentation slides can be found on the Chapter's web page. Please take some time to read, reflect on, and pray about what Jan has shared with us in this important document.
The National Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order - USA (NAFRA) began its 2018 Chapter last night in St Louis. Many important topics will be addressed by our servant leaders this week and, on Saturday, an election will be held to select our national leadership team for the next three years.