A Roman/Byzantine Catholic Community of Religious Men Following St. Francis of Assisi

NEWSbriefs for
September, 2014


Read about Br. Gregory Havel's unique work; Br. Jason Shell tells us about his summer experience working "on the boarder" in our parish in McAllen, TX; Fr. Gregory Plata talks about what it was like to donate one of his kidneys; San Damiano in LaCrosse, Wisconsin checks in; what happened to the pavilion at St. Francis in Burlington, Wisconsin; Senior Friars Update; check out the unique Tranistus service celebrating St. Francis as patron saint of ecology.

What's on My Mind, the newsletter from the Provincial Minister, Fr. John Puodziunas, OFM. Read about the work of the Provincial Council.

NEWSbriefs for
February 20, 2014

A Sister's tribute to Br. Mark Zapczynski; JPIC Corner, March for Life 2014; An Invitation; Interprovincial Retreat; Possible Restructuring in the News; Greenwood Field Trip.

NEWSbriefs for March 21, 2014

Lenten Revival in Greenwood, MS (pictured above)Back in print; Texas Valley Friars March; Brother Aiden Peter, jr; JPIC Corner



NEWSbriefs for April 14, 2014

Assumption BVM Archives; Earth Day 2014 Resource; Second in the City; Faith Formation Center Dedication; Friars Take Message to Michigan (pictured above); JPIC Corner; Secular Franciscan Encouraged.

Transitus based on St. Francis as Patron Saint of ecology

Jason Welle, OFM has has shared a Transitus Service created by Chris Gaffrey OFM (IC) and Mark Schroder, OFM (St. Barbara). There are two forms of this service.

To download a pdf copy formatted for booklet printing (8.5x11, duplexed, 5.5x8.5 folded, 8 pages) click here.

To download a pdf copy formatted for for printing on 8.5x11 paper, 10 pages click here.