Day of Prayer and Fasting – October 11

The Ministers General, gathered in Assisi have called us to unite in a day of prayer and fasting for peace, tomorrow, October 11.  Please see the attached letter [Copy of letter in this blog and link to the letter with signatures] that was composed on Oct. 4, and is now being sent to us from CIOFS.  Please share this invitation widely.   The thirty-eight members of the National Fraternity Council, along with many observers, will be gathering tomorrow for the opening of our National Fraternity (NAFRA) Elective Chapter.  We will stand together in prayer for this intention. 

2022-10-10T11:22:49-04:00October 10th, 2022|Categories: Announcements|2 Comments

St. Michael’s Lent August 15th to September 29th

"In the writings of St. Francis, such as the Volterra text (Letter to All the Faithful) which is included in The Rule of the OFS, we are reminded again and again that Franciscans are called to be penitents, to pray and fast. For these reasons this ancient tradition is important to us. St. Michael’s Lent is a period of 40 days, honoring Mary and St. Michael the Archangel. It begins on the Feast of the Assumption and ends on The Feast of the Archangels. ...

2022-08-14T15:27:31-04:00August 13th, 2022|Categories: Announcements|1 Comment
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