Secular Franciscan Order of New Zealand
NATIONAL ELECTIVE CHAPTER
9 – 1 1 S e p t e m b e r , 2 0 2 2
St. Francis Friary : 50 Hillsborough Road, Auckland
Catholic & Anglican Franciscan Formation Day
THEME: 'Franciscan Peacemaking'
WHEN: Saturday 23 July 2022
WHERE: St. John Vianney Church Hall
317 Hillsborough Road
See FLYER for programme
CIOFS General Minister Tibor Kaiser has reached out to all brothers and sisters of the Secular Franciscan Order around the world with a heartfelt message.
READ IT HERE
SAVE THE DATE!
Come and join in fraternity with your brothers and sisters of the Secular Franciscan Order at the annual retreat.
'Deepening our Spiritual Lives'
PRESENTED BY: Fr Anthony Malone
WHEN: 25-26 September 2021
WHERE: St Francis Retreat Centre, Hillsborough, Auckland
Auckland Secular Franciscans gathered together in fraternity to celebrate St Francis' feast day on the Feast of the Transitus 4 October. Mass at Holy Cross Parish was celebrated by Bishop Michael Gielen and concelebrated by Fr Sebastian and Capuchin Friars. See HERE for article.
Pope Francis will sign a new encyclical after Holy Mass celebrated in the Basilica of St Francis on 3 October 2020. Click HERE to read more.
Where: Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 7 Glendales Rd, Glen Eden
Theme: The Gospels
Start: 10.00am (Gathering)
Click HERE for programme
First formation day for 2019 to be held at St John's Church, Orewa on 16 March.
The theme for discussion is: OFS Rule.
See the PROGRAMME for further details
The last formation day of the year, focussing on devotion to The Blessed Virgin Mary in a franciscan context will be hosted by the Henderson Fraternity on 3 November at Holy Cross Church. See PROGRAMME for further details.
All franciscans are cordially invited to celebrations for the 80th Anniversary of the Foundation Stone and completion of the Seismic Upgrade at St Francis Friary and Retreat Centre, Hillsborough on Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of October respectively. Click on INVITATION and remember to RSVP by 11 October!
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