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Acta Ordinis Fratrum Minorum 2017/03

Dear brothers in Christ, subscribers and readers, May the Lord give you Peace! As you all know, the publication of Acta Ordinis of the Friars Minor was interrupted following Br. Luigi Perugini’s return to his Province at the end of 2017. For a long time, Br. Luigi...

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Fraternitas 02.2019 (No. 263)

The February 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 –...

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Franciscans, Laudato si’ and WYD

I. Conference: Cardinal Turkson and John Paul II Foundation   Answering Pope Francis’ ecological conversion challenge   PANAMA CITY, 19 January 2019 – Just before World Youth Day begins, youth, Franciscan brothers, intellectuals and politicians gathered at the Third...

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CTC No. 53 (12.2018)

We all know the episode of the leper in the life of S. Francis and we know the difficulty he had even in enduring his sight. In his Testament, however, he affirms: “The Lord himself led me among them and I used mercy with them. And turning away from them, what seemed...

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Watering the Seeds of Dialogue

From 10-14 December 2018, 16 Franciscan brothers from various FCAO entities and beyond gathered in a Buddhist monastery, and lived as brothers among almost 200 Buddhist monks and nuns in the foothills of the Khao Yai National Park outside of Bangkok, Thailand, for 5...

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Celebrating Damietta In Rome

The Commemoration of the 800th anniversary of Damietta began early in Rome. On December 13, 2018, when the Centro Pro Unione hosted Br. Michael Calabria, OFM and Dr. Muhammad Shafiq as co-presenters for its twenty-first annual conference in honor of the Servant of God...

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Recent #FriarFriday Reflections

#FriarFriday – Borders

Twenty-five years ago I helped grow the new Franciscan presence at the United Nations by developing interest among Franciscan Friars around the world.

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Recent #FriarFriday Reflections

#FriarFriday – Borders

Twenty-five years ago I helped grow the new Franciscan presence at the United Nations by developing interest among Franciscan Friars around the world.

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Roger Bacon High School
The Roger Bacon Chamber Choir performed the National Anthem at the Cincinnati Cyclones game on February 13, 2019. To see their fantastic performance, please watch below. This is only a taste of the hard work by Ms. Murray, Drama/Choir Director. Be sure to keep an eye on RB's website for more infomation on the spring musical, Godspell!
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What better way to show your pets you love them than to get them blessed at the Monastery! Check out these photos from last year’s Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis’s feast day. #LoveYourPetDay ... See MoreSee Less

What better way to show your pets you love them than to get them blessed at the Monastery! Check out these photos from last year’s Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis’s feast day. #LoveYourPetDayImage attachmentImage attachment

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Last week, Fr. Bill McIntyre and the St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Macon, GA, community took part in the dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home in the parish’s historic Pleasant Hill neighborhood. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

The home was built in honor of the 70th anniversary of Sheridan Construction. Chris Sheridan, chairman of the board, is a friend of St. Peter Claver Church and School. He is pictured below with Fr. Bill.
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Last week, Fr. Bill McIntyre and the St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Macon, GA, community took part in the dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home in the parish’s historic Pleasant Hill neighborhood. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
The home was built in honor of the 70th anniversary of Sheridan Construction. Chris Sheridan, chairman of the board, is a friend of St. Peter Claver Church and School. He is pictured below with Fr. Bill.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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God bless the Friars and everything Chris does for Catholics and the entire community of Middle Georgia.

Kindness is such a wonderful thing for the giver and the recipient

God bless you🙏🙏

Bravo! Good work.

As those of us in Wisconsin(and most of the Midwest) prepare for another round of snow tonight and tomorrow, we can't help but have the same opinion. #ThinkSpring #WishfulThinkingThis little kid has been trapped inside due to a snowstorm. When he finally gets a chance to go outside, he's freezing cold, so he gives prayer a try! Origin... ... See MoreSee Less

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One of the tastes of Mardi Gras came early for the postulants as our very own Fritz Newburger baked an authentic New Orleans King Cake. This cinnamon pastry is very popular in his native city this time of year.For Sunday dinner this weekend, Jesús Osornio and Fritz Newburger worked together to prepare Mexican chicken noodle soup, rice, and beans. As a special treat, Fritz baked a real New Orleans King Cake - a large cinnamon pastry traditionally enjoyed in the weeks leading up to Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday. As we prepare for the start of the Lenten season, what are some of your favorite Mardi Gras traditions? #kingcake #neworleans #nola #beafranciscan #becomeafriar ... See MoreSee Less

One of the tastes of Mardi Gras came early for the postulants as our very own Fritz Newburger baked an authentic New Orleans King Cake.  This cinnamon pastry is very popular in his native city this time of year.

Franciscan #HolyLand Pilgrimage July 5-15, 2019
Tel Aviv, Jordan, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and more.

Sites Visited include:
St. Joseph’s Workshop; Cana of Galilee; Tabgha, the site of the multiplication of loaves and fishes; and Mount of the Beatitudes.

Experiences:
Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum; Renew wedding vows; and ride a camel in Petra.

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Franciscan #HolyLand Pilgrimage July 5-15, 2019
Tel Aviv, Jordan, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and more.Sites Visited include:
St. Joseph’s Workshop; Cana of Galilee; Tabgha, the site of the multiplication of loaves and fishes; and Mount of the Beatitudes.Experiences:
Boat ride on the Sea of Galilee to Capernaum; Renew wedding vows; and ride a camel in Petra.Do something special this summer: bit.ly/2GGNbHN

A debate as old as time. On this weeks #CatholicismInFocus, Br. Casey breaks down the idea that God is a man.Almost every depiction of the Christian God are of a man, and the way we speak of God is in masculine terms. Is this correct, and if not, what might we be mi... ... See MoreSee Less

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Roger Bacon High School
The Roger Bacon Chamber Choir performed the National Anthem at the Cincinnati Cyclones game on February 13, 2019. To see their fantastic performance, please watch below. This is only a taste of the hard work by Ms. Murray, Drama/Choir Director. Be sure to keep an eye on RB's website for more infomation on the spring musical, Godspell!
... See MoreSee Less

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What better way to show your pets you love them than to get them blessed at the Monastery! Check out these photos from last year’s Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis’s feast day. #LoveYourPetDay ... See MoreSee Less

What better way to show your pets you love them than to get them blessed at the Monastery! Check out these photos from last year’s Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis’s feast day. #LoveYourPetDayImage attachmentImage attachment

Take a moment to reflect with St. Francis’s peace prayer. ... See MoreSee Less

Take a moment to reflect with St. Francis’s peace prayer.

 

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Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province

Last week, Fr. Bill McIntyre and the St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Macon, GA, community took part in the dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home in the parish’s historic Pleasant Hill neighborhood. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

The home was built in honor of the 70th anniversary of Sheridan Construction. Chris Sheridan, chairman of the board, is a friend of St. Peter Claver Church and School. He is pictured below with Fr. Bill.
... See MoreSee Less

Last week, Fr. Bill McIntyre and the St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Macon, GA, community took part in the dedication of the newest Habitat for Humanity home in the parish’s historic Pleasant Hill neighborhood. Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
The home was built in honor of the 70th anniversary of Sheridan Construction. Chris Sheridan, chairman of the board, is a friend of St. Peter Claver Church and School. He is pictured below with Fr. Bill.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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God bless the Friars and everything Chris does for Catholics and the entire community of Middle Georgia.

Kindness is such a wonderful thing for the giver and the recipient

God bless you🙏🙏

Bravo! Good work.

As those of us in Wisconsin(and most of the Midwest) prepare for another round of snow tonight and tomorrow, we can't help but have the same opinion. #ThinkSpring #WishfulThinkingThis little kid has been trapped inside due to a snowstorm. When he finally gets a chance to go outside, he's freezing cold, so he gives prayer a try! Origin... ... See MoreSee Less

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