June 28, 2022

ARG 2017

The Brothers and Sisters of St. Francis region held the Annual Regional Gathering (ARG) August 11th through 13th at Life Way Conference Center in Ridgecrest, North Carolina.  Secular Franciscan Order Fraternities from North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia were present for this beautiful retreat in the NC Mountains. This year’s theme:   “Be the Joyful Face of Christ to All”  Brother Bill Short, OFM was the guest speaker for the weekend events and all were amazed by his profound messages.  A link to his talks is available on our Regions website http://www.bssfsfo.org/2015-annual-regional-gathering/                                

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Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula Feast Day – August 2, 2017

Courtesy of a minor friar blog  https://friarminor.blogspot.com/  Today is a big Franciscan feast, that of Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula, when, also for all the faithful, according to a certain tradition by the request of St. Francis himself, the Pardon of Assisi or Portiuncula indulgence is available at your local Franciscan church or oratory, or at your parish church, visited to honor Our Lady and the Angels, and according to the normal conditions for the gaining of indulgences, of course. Today I’m thinking of the little holy card of Our Lady of the Angels, which …

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