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OFS Australia National Council's submission to the Plenary Council

Sunday, March 17, 2019

What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time? We believe God desires a holier church where everyday lay Catholics can be more deeply united in the life of the church, and where the laity can play an important role in rebuilding the church. We believe that God desires t ..

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Secular Franciscan Prayers for the Plenary Council

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Prayers of the Faithful On matters of importance to be mentioned in our prayers (Submitted to the Plenary Council of Australia by the Secular Franciscan Order of Australia) Explanation: These Prayers of the Faithful are an initial attempt to make petitions about the important to ..

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Franciscan Study Course

Monday, February 11, 2019

The following documents contain a detailed Franciscan Study Course which has been kindly provided by the Franciscan International Training Facility. This course is not intended for OFS members in formation, but rather as a personal study course for anyone wishing to advance their Franciscan ..

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5th OFS and YouFra Asia-Oceania Congress, Bali

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Documents from the 5th OFS and YouFra Asia-Oceania Congress, Bali - 2017 1 SUMMARY OF FORMATION (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=173216) (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=173217)2 SUMMARY OF COMMUNICATIONS (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=173217) (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=173218)3 SU ..

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“How Should an Order like the OFS be managed at all levels?"

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

SOME REFLECTIONS FROM OFS LEGISLATION Fr John Cooper OFM Cap –National Spiritual Assistant OFS-Australia When Saint Francis recognised that, among the friars there was a problem in exercising authority in the Order, he turned towards the model of a family rather than to the power of hierarchy ..

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