Franciscan Joy – Part Three

Friar Pedro Lopez reflects on his pastoral experience with Franciscan Joy The poor tell us what kind of society and world we live in. A world that is not too…

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Franciscan Joy – Part Two

It was during Franciscan Joy that I met the current coordinators of the youth group from San Jose South San. Throughout these years we have established a very good friendship…

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Franciscan Joy
Conventual Franciscan friars Franck Lino Sokpolie, Pedro Lopez, and Antonio Moualeu

Franciscan Joy

In late Fall 2016, members of our Franciscan families in San Antonio, Texas, began having conversations about collaborating in a common ministry to serve the poor, pray together, and share…

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Franciscan Roots and Shoots of Laudato Si

Do Catholic Christians care about non-human creation? What about environmental justice concerns? Who was St. Francis of Assisi, and what does he have to do with Pope Francis' encyclical Laudato…

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Prayer in Action

We continue to pray for peace. Our brothers in Ukraine, Russia, Poland, and other surrounding areas are assisting refugees by supplying humanitarian aid, food and shelter, a welcoming presence.In Przemyś,…

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Praying for Peace

Peace and Good!Yesterday, in our friary in Poland on the border with Ukraine (100 meters away), celebrations on the conclusion of the 100th anniversary of the death of Servant of…

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