I wish you all a most blessed Feast of St. Francis of Assisi!  Pax et bonum!

 

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I wish you all a blessed Feast of St. Louis IX, King of Francis and Patron of the Third Order Secular of St. Francis!

 

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We wish you all a most blessed Feast of the Immaculate Conception!

 

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I wish you all a most blessed Feast of All Saints of the Seraphic Order!

 

The Traditional Franciscan Calendar is available at the following link:

 

http://www.roman-catholic-saints.com/traditional-franciscan-calendar.html

 

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The following article is taken from the April 1921 issue of the Franciscan Herald.

 

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I wish you all a most blessed Feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Patroness of the Third Order Secular of St. Francis!

 

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NOTE: Marie Julie Jahenny was a Third Order Secular Franciscan.

 

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I am happy to announce that Br. Theophilus of the Trinity and Sr. Bonaventura-Magdalena of Jesus, both of New Zealand, made their profession into the Third Order Secular of St. Francis on October 16, 2016.  Deo gratias!  The ceremony was conducted by Fr. Edward MacDonald.  We thank Father for receiving them during his visit.  Below are a few pictures of the ceremony.

 

May St. Francis shower Br. Theophilus and Sr. Bonaventura-Magdalena with the graces necessary to live faithfully the Rule of Third Order Secular for the rest of their lives.

 

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I wish you all this day a most blessed Feast of St. Francis of Assisi!

 

St. Francis is known as the second Christ since he modeled his life so closely after Our Lord.  The sacred stigmata imprinted onto St. Francis is proof of this.

 

Tertiaries and cordbearers may obtain a plenary indulgence this day by renewing their profession/novitiate/commitment and fulfilling the usual conditions required for a plenary indulgence.

 

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Sermons for Sundays

10 September 2016

Attached is a set of sermons discussing the Mass readings for the Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost. We encourage everyone to read a good set of sermons every Sunday as we are in need of proper teaching and do not have recourse to sermons of Resistance priests on a regular basis.

 
The complete book of sermons (four books in total) can be found here:
http://www.strobertbellarmine.net/books/Sunday%20Sermons%2001.pdf
http://www.strobertbellarmine.net/books/Sunday%20Sermons%2002.pdf
http://www.strobertbellarmine.net/books/Sunday%20Sermons%2003.pdf
http://www.strobertbellarmine.net/books/Sunday%20Sermons%2004.pdf

 

In particular, we call your attention to the second sermon (St Basil the Great, Doctor of the Church) called Meditation on Humility and on Vainglory, which exemplifies Franciscan Spirituality. and demonstrates why these Virtues are to be sought after.

 

 

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