The Journey towards St. Francis : 2 – Vocation & Integration

This post aims to share my thoughts from the 2nd meeting with my Novice Guardian. The theme we explored (known as Postulancy Note1) is 'Vocation to an Order and integration with work and family'. Discussing the undertakings of membership of the third order, I was reminded of one of the main reasons Franciscans appeal to… Continue reading The Journey towards St. Francis : 2 – Vocation & Integration

The Journey towards St. Francis : 1 – Why Join the 3rd Order Franciscans?

It struck me as I met my Novice Guardian today, that it may be worth sharing my journey having decided to become a 3rd Order Franciscan (Tertiary). It was our second meeting today but let's go back a couple of years and I'll try to articulate how I got here... I've been interested in new… Continue reading The Journey towards St. Francis : 1 – Why Join the 3rd Order Franciscans?

Last Sunday – The Beatitudes

The Foundation Last Sunday Service in July 2018 was on the theme of The Beatitudes and focused on how they are revolutionary compared to what society thinks will make us happy. The theme was introduced using an excerpt from something Pope Francis shared with a gathering of Catholic Youth a few years ago. This was followed by… Continue reading Last Sunday – The Beatitudes