Franciscans say: Black Lives Matter

Amidst the upheaval over the killing of multiple black people, FAN staff joined a prayer vigil which served as a peaceful protest of a Presidential visit to the Saint John Paul II shrine.

A Franciscan Reflection in a Time of Crisis

Through our uniquely Franciscan relational love, we have compiled some resources here for our members and friends during this troubling time.

Join a Franciscan Solidarity Table Today

The Franciscan Action Network connects Franciscans and Franciscan-hearted individuals from all branches of the Franciscan family tree through Franciscan Solidarity Tables, a grassroots advocacy initiative that is taking shape in cities throughout the country.

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Inspired by the Gospel of Jesus, and the example of Saints Francis and Clare, the Franciscan Action Network is a collective Franciscan voice seeking to transform United States public policy related to peace making, care for creation, poverty, and human rights.

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Creation 3-2-1

Creation 3-2-1

FAN Member Carolyn D. Townes, OFS is the National Animator of Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation for the U.S. Secular Franciscan Order and has...

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We need your help

Covid-19 has devastated normalcy and we pray for all the families tragically struck by this disease. Most at risk are those in whom we, as...

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