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Vox Franciscana – The International Newsletter

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The latest issue of Vox Franciscana is on the CIOFS website HERE.

Updated Tax, Banking and Audit Information

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Updated tax, banking and audit information is now available for your fraternity. It can be downloaded HERE. A copy will also be stored on the Forms and Records page, which you can find under Resources, using the Menu Bar above.

March 2017 Newsletter

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The March Newsletter is HERE. This is the online version, which has some items omitted to protect personal contact information. If you need one of several registration forms mentioned in this newsletter, please see your local Fraternity Minister. All the registration forms have been sent to local Fraternity Ministers for local distribution.

Peace and All Good!

NAFRA’s New Ecumenical/Interfaith Chairperson is from Divine Mercy Region!

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Mike Carsten OFS has been appointed the chairperson of the NAFRA Ecumenical and Interfaith committee.

If you need any information or assistance, or if you are interested in working with Mike on these matters, please contact him. You can do so using the Contact Form at the Troubadours of St. Clare Fraternity website. Click HERE.

Resources and information about Ecumenical and Interfaith matters can be found on the National OFS Ecumenical/Interfaith Network website.

YouFra in Detroit: Documenting the Journey

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Mike Carsten OFS and the members of the Troubadours of St. Clare Fraternity in St. Clair Shores have been working to create a YouFra group in Detroit. To read about it, visit Mike’s blog, Chasing the Wild Goose: A Lay Franciscan’s Journal.

Free Video Series on Mercy by Fr. Dan Crosby OFM Cap.

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Are you looking for something that your fraternity can use for the Year of Mercy?  Or would you just like to see a great series on mercy from Fr. Dan Crosby OFM Cap.?

You can find this video series HERE, or you may obtain the videos on DVD for just the cost of shipping. See the link for more information.

From the Q…

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Jeannie Dery OFS, from St. Paschal Fraternity in Toledo, telling how she became a Secular Franciscan:


This video was made at the 2016 Quinquennial. To see more videos from the Q, go to:
Secular Franciscans on Youtube.