Franciscan Values Lenten Reflection Series

Franciscan Values Lenten Reflection Series

When Franciscan Action Network (FAN) was founded in 2007, a set of Franciscan Values was developed by Fr. Thomas Nairn, OFM. These were set as a guide for our work, to ensure the issues with which we engage are consistent with the charism and spirituality of...
Join in a 4-Week Advent Journey of Faith

Join in a 4-Week Advent Journey of Faith

It has been a very challenging year for us all and one balm for the anxiety is to be in prayer and oneness with our brothers and sisters as we meditate on this past year and thank God for all the blessings we do have. FAN friend and National Animator for Justice,...
One-to-One Relational Meetings

One-to-One Relational Meetings

Relationships have always been central to Franciscanism. St. Francis did not base his movement on praying or believing a certain way, like other religious groups before him, but let the movement grow out of transformed relationships among people and with the rest of...
Feast of St. Francis

Feast of St. Francis

FAN Friend and National Animator of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation for the U.S. Secular Franciscan Order, Ms. Carolyn Townes, OFS shared with us a note this week in preparation for the Feast of St. Francis, Oct. 4, 2019. In it, she shares an invitation to...