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Eighth Centenary of the Franciscan Protomartyrs

Eighth Centenary of the Franciscan Protomartyrs

In 1220 the Friars Minor Berardo da Calvi, Accursio and Adiuto da Narni, Ottone da Stroncone and Pietro da San Gemini were killed in Morocco. At the sight of their torn bodies, the Augustinian Canon Fernando da Lisbon decided to put on the Franciscan habit taking the...

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Beyond Damietta: from Francis and the Sultan to the Future

Beyond Damietta: from Francis and the Sultan to the Future

2019 witnessed a number of events recalling the encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and the Ayyūbid Sultan al-Malik al-Kāmil eight hundred years ago. Now that the anniversary has passed, a roundtable discussion looks to the future of Muslim-Christian relations,...

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JPIC Newsletter: CONTACT (10-12.2019)

JPIC Newsletter: CONTACT (10-12.2019)

Peace and all Good! We present you the recent edition of JPIC Newsletter “CONTACT” (October – December 2019) The “CONTACT”is an open space where you can share stories and information on your JPIC ministry. You can send your stories to pax@ofm.org English – CONTACT...

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Fraternitas 01.2020 (No. 273)

Fraternitas 01.2020 (No. 273)

The January 2020 edition of ‘Fraternitas’ is now online and can be downloaded in several languages. PDF:  English – Español – Italiano  – Deutsch – Français – Hrvatski – Polski – Português DOC:  English – Español – Italiano  – Deutsch...

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Participation in COP25, Madrid

Participation in COP25, Madrid

The UN Climate Conference (Cop25) began on Dec. 2 ended on Dec. 15, which was two days longer than its original schedule. The JPIC Commission of the Holy Korean Martyrs Province of Korea has participated along with its ally NGOs. Cop 25 was inaugurated with an...

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Christmas Letter of the Minister General 2019

Christmas Letter of the Minister General 2019

We are only a few days away from the celebration of the Lord’s Nativity, and I see this as an opportunity for each of us to prepare ourselves personally and as a community to enter deeply into the mysteries of the Incarnate Word. We are grateful for the Message of the...

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Fraternitas 12.2019 (No. 272)

Fraternitas 12.2019 (No. 272)

The December 2019 edition of ‘Fraternitas’ is now online and can be downloaded in several languages. PDF:  English – Español – Italiano  – Deutsch – Français – Hrvatski – Polski – Português DOC:  English – Español – Italiano  – Deutsch...

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Message of solidarity from the General Government of the Order

Message of solidarity from the General Government of the Order

“The fruit of righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever”. (Is. 32:17) In recent weeks we have witnessed a series of socio-political events that have taken place in Latin America, particularly in Ecuador, Chile and Bolivia, and...

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US Franciscan News

Eighth Centenary of the Franciscan Protomartyrs

Eighth Centenary of the Franciscan Protomartyrs

In 1220 the Friars Minor Berardo da Calvi, Accursio and Adiuto da Narni, Ottone da Stroncone and Pietro da San Gemini were killed in Morocco. At the sight of their torn bodies, the Augustinian Canon Fernando da Lisbon decided to put on the Franciscan habit taking the...

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Beyond Damietta: from Francis and the Sultan to the Future

Beyond Damietta: from Francis and the Sultan to the Future

2019 witnessed a number of events recalling the encounter between St. Francis of Assisi and the Ayyūbid Sultan al-Malik al-Kāmil eight hundred years ago. Now that the anniversary has passed, a roundtable discussion looks to the future of Muslim-Christian relations,...

read more
JPIC Newsletter: CONTACT (10-12.2019)

JPIC Newsletter: CONTACT (10-12.2019)

Peace and all Good! We present you the recent edition of JPIC Newsletter “CONTACT” (October – December 2019) The “CONTACT”is an open space where you can share stories and information on your JPIC ministry. You can send your stories to pax@ofm.org English – CONTACT...

read more
Fraternitas 01.2020 (No. 273)

Fraternitas 01.2020 (No. 273)

The January 2020 edition of ‘Fraternitas’ is now online and can be downloaded in several languages. PDF:  English – Español – Italiano  – Deutsch – Français – Hrvatski – Polski – Português DOC:  English – Español – Italiano  – Deutsch...

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Recent #FriarFriday Reflections

Recent #FriarFriday Reflections

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Remembering the Best from 2019 –
March 28: Friars march in Cincinnati Reds Findlay Market Opening Day Parade.
Photo: Friars Al Hirt, Bill Farris (Reds bobblehead) Pat McClockey, and Gene Mayer
More of the SJB Province in 2019:
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Remembering the Best from 2019 – March 28: Friars march in Cincinnati Reds Findlay Market Opening Day Parade. Photo: Friars Al Hirt, Bill Farris (Reds bobblehead) Pat McClockey, and Gene Mayer More of the SJB Province in 2019: https://www.franciscan.org/2020/01/07/2019-a-year-in-the-life-of-sjb-province/

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We are so excited for Fr. Jack's upcoming book signing at Bookworks Albuquerque! Who is planning on joining? ... See MoreSee Less

We are so excited for Fr. Jacks upcoming book signing at Bookworks Albuquerque! Who is planning on joining?

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Congratulations and blessings, dear Jack!!!

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Remembering the Best from 2019 –
July 22: SJB Postulants Phil McCarter, Tim Amburgey and William Compton are received into the postulancy in Silver Spring, Md.
November 1: Brian Menezes is welcomed into the Postulant Fraternity in Silver Spring, Md. Brian had a delay with his visa as a Canadian citizen.
More of the SJB Province in 2019:
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Remembering the Best from 2019 – July 22: SJB Postulants Phil McCarter, Tim Amburgey and William Compton are received into the postulancy in Silver Spring, Md. November 1: Brian Menezes is welcomed into the Postulant Fraternity in Silver Spring, Md. Brian had a delay with his visa as a Canadian citizen. More of the SJB Province in 2019: https://www.franciscan.org/2020/01/07/2019-a-year-in-the-life-of-sjb-province/Image attachment

The provincial ministers of the US-6 provinces recently joined other religious leaders to call for diplomatic, not military, action with regards to Iran. We invite you to read their letter and encourage your senators to support legislation that states that the United States cannot enter an unauthorized war with Iran. https://cmep.salsalabs.org/saynotowarwithiran/… ... See MoreSee Less

The provincial ministers of the US-6 provinces recently joined other religious leaders to call for diplomatic, not military, action with regards to Iran. We invite you to read their letter and encourage your senators to support legislation that states that the United States cannot enter an unauthorized war with Iran. https://cmep.salsalabs.org/saynotowarwithiran/index.htmlImage attachmentImage attachment

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From Canticle of the Creatures #francis #canticleofthecreatures #wind #clouds

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Congratulations to Brother Andrew Corriente from Capuchin Franciscan Friars- Province of St. Augustine! 🍪🍽🥧Brother Andrew knows his way around a kitchen. In fact, he was crowned this year’s baking champion on ABC’s “The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition.” He earned the crown with chocolate cookies with lime cream and blackberry jam, sponge cakes with fresh cream and fruits, and a puff pastry. Full story: https://bit.ly/2TpA0kT (CNS photo/Andrew Biraj, Catholic Standard) ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Brother Andrew Corriente from Capuchin Franciscan Friars- Province of St. Augustine! 🍪🍽🥧

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He is an amazing young man and baker!!

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Elenita Chaty Harpen- his winning recipes

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Please pray for all of our brothers and sisters in Roswell, New Mexico, who will be celebrating their 'United In Ministry 2020 Mass' this evening. Thank you to St. Peter Catholic Community for hosting the celebration. ... See MoreSee Less

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Remembering the Best from 2019 –
March 28: Friars march in Cincinnati Reds Findlay Market Opening Day Parade.
Photo: Friars Al Hirt, Bill Farris (Reds bobblehead) Pat McClockey, and Gene Mayer
More of the SJB Province in 2019:
https://franciscan.org/2020/01/…
... See MoreSee Less

Remembering the Best from 2019 – March 28: Friars march in Cincinnati Reds Findlay Market Opening Day Parade. Photo: Friars Al Hirt, Bill Farris (Reds bobblehead) Pat McClockey, and Gene Mayer More of the SJB Province in 2019: https://www.franciscan.org/2020/01/07/2019-a-year-in-the-life-of-sjb-province/

19 hours ago

Southwest Franciscans

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Southwest Franciscans

We are so excited for Fr. Jack's upcoming book signing at Bookworks Albuquerque! Who is planning on joining? ... See MoreSee Less

We are so excited for Fr. Jacks upcoming book signing at Bookworks Albuquerque! Who is planning on joining?

Comment on Facebook

Congratulations and blessings, dear Jack!!!

Pacifica Page

Remembering the Best from 2019 –
July 22: SJB Postulants Phil McCarter, Tim Amburgey and William Compton are received into the postulancy in Silver Spring, Md.
November 1: Brian Menezes is welcomed into the Postulant Fraternity in Silver Spring, Md. Brian had a delay with his visa as a Canadian citizen.
More of the SJB Province in 2019:
https://franciscan.org/2020/01/…
... See MoreSee Less

Remembering the Best from 2019 – July 22: SJB Postulants Phil McCarter, Tim Amburgey and William Compton are received into the postulancy in Silver Spring, Md. November 1: Brian Menezes is welcomed into the Postulant Fraternity in Silver Spring, Md. Brian had a delay with his visa as a Canadian citizen. More of the SJB Province in 2019: https://www.franciscan.org/2020/01/07/2019-a-year-in-the-life-of-sjb-province/Image attachment

The provincial ministers of the US-6 provinces recently joined other religious leaders to call for diplomatic, not military, action with regards to Iran. We invite you to read their letter and encourage your senators to support legislation that states that the United States cannot enter an unauthorized war with Iran. https://cmep.salsalabs.org/saynotowarwithiran/… ... See MoreSee Less

The provincial ministers of the US-6 provinces recently joined other religious leaders to call for diplomatic, not military, action with regards to Iran. We invite you to read their letter and encourage your senators to support legislation that states that the United States cannot enter an unauthorized war with Iran. https://cmep.salsalabs.org/saynotowarwithiran/index.htmlImage attachmentImage attachment

From Canticle of the Creatures #francis #canticleofthecreatures #wind #clouds ... See MoreSee Less

From Canticle of the Creatures #francis #canticleofthecreatures #wind #clouds

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