Espiritu Santo Fraternity, OFS, has invited all members of the St. Anthony Fraternity, OFS, to their parish Celebration of Transitus of St. Francis of Assisi that will be held at Holy Family Church, 562 Atrisco SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105. The bilingual celebration will begin on Tuesday, October 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. A reception, sponsored by the Espiritu Santo Fraternity, OFS, will follow.
In our world today, the most basic, powerful,
and counter-cultural thing we can do for God’s
creation is to pray. We live in cultures that
values busyness and accomplishments.
Following our Creator’s call to ‘Be still and know
that I am God’ (Psalm 46:10) humbles us.
Prayer is the foundation of all behavior and
policy change. Only by the grace and
inspiration of God can hearts and minds
Carolyn D. Townes, OFS
Sept 8: Council Meeting, FP*, 9:00 a.m.
Sept 16: Inquiry Retreat, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., FP* (Participants bring a sack lunch)
Sept 24: Orientation and Associate Program, FP*, 12:15-2pm
. Fraternity Gathering, FP*, 2:00 p.m.
. Ongoing Formation: Marilyn Migliarini presents OFS Rule Articles 10, 11, 12
. — DVD presentation: DVD of Secular Franciscan Quinquennial 2016
. Infirmarian Reports: Elizabeth Chavez, Margaret Martinez
. Hospitality Group 3: (Victor, Rena, Mary Lou, Connie, Frances)
. St. Anthony’s Bread— St. Martin’s
Sept 29: Council meeting, FP*, 9:00 a.m.
Oct 3: Transitus of St. Francis — 7:00 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 562 Atrisco SW,
. Albuquerque, NM 87105; A reception will follow.
Oct.22: Orientation and Associate Program, FP*, 12:15-2pm
. Fraternity Gathering, FP*, 2pm
. Ongoing Formation: Tommie Page presents OFS Rule Articles 13, 14, 15
. — DVD Presentation: TBA
. Infirmarian Reports: TBA
. Hospitality Group 4: (Joanne E, Marilyn, Israela, Luciana)
. ST. ANTHONY’S BREAD—CFR’s
Oct. 27: Council Meeting, FF*, 9am
*FP = Franciscan’s Place, 1350 Lakeview Road, SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
The meetings for the St. Anthony Fraternity, OFS, usually
take place at the Franciscan Place Facility of the Our Lady of
Guadalupe Order of Friars Minor Province located at
1350 Lakeview SW in Albuquerque, NM.
Directions: (from the North)
* Take Interstate 25 South to Rio Bravo Blvd.
* At Rio Bravo blvd, exit West off I-25.
* Turn Left (South) onto Isleta Blvd.
* Turn Left on Lakeview Rd. [Twister’s Restaurant is on your right] (head East)
* Watch for signs. The Franciscan’s Facility is on the left, at the end of Lakeview Rd.
We usually meet in the first building with windows (on one’s left) when you enter the facility.
Parking is on the East side and North side of the building. There is limited parking on the West
side of the building.
Is Christ calling you to walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi?
If you are interested in learning more about Franciscan spirituality, or possibly find yourself discerning a call to the Secular Franciscan Order, please join us. Inquiry is open to all Catholic men and women not members of another religious order or secular order and 18 years or older. Candidates must be practicing Catholics faithful to the teachings of the Church and loyal to the Apostolic See.
The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is “formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church” (Const. 1,3).