Before the ﬁrst salad was served at the ﬁrst dinner of the Quinquennial, Franciscans were nourished by the students from the Catholic schools in the Phoenix Diocese. On the table, greeting each attendee, was a laminated placemat depicting Francis, Clare, or one of their followers and decorated by one of 1,500 students. ...
A free new formation resource on the Gospel life of Francis based on the Early Rule is available for download from St. Bonaventure University. It includes links to a 30-part series of short YouTube videos on the life of St. Francis completed by Franciscan scholars Fr. Wayne Hellmann, O.F.M. Conv., and Dr. Jay Hammond of St. Louis University.
More than 600 Secular Franciscans are in Phoenix for the 20th OFS-USA Quinquennial Congress. Videos featuring the keynote talks are available on the website.
For all Quinquinnial attendees seeking the Pardon of Assisi Indulgence: There will be a 5 p.m. Mass on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the St. Mary's Basilica, Phoenix. For more information on this indulgence, see https://www.secularfranciscansusa.org/2022/07/30/the-pardon-of-assisi-the-porziuncola-indulgence-august-2/
Excitement is building for the Aug. 3-7 Secular Franciscan Quinquennial in Phoenix. Nearly 600 Franciscans have registered, and there is room for more.
The 'Q' is a unique experience for Secular and other Franciscans, occurring every five years (except for this one, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic). It allows Secular Franciscans from across the U.S. and elsewhere to come together and share the Franciscan charism.
What does a university professor, a Bishop, two married couples and a married woman have in common? They are all keynote speakers at the 2022 Q, August 3 – 7, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Do you consider yourself an “Early Bird” or want to be considered one? If so, it’s time to register for the OFS-USA 20th Quinquennial Congress.