Vocations Blog

October 23, 2017

CHALLENGE FOR TODAY AND TOMORROW!!!

Dear Friends, May the Lord give you peace! In the Franciscan Rule our little brother and Founder of our Order, St. Francis of Assisi tells us, his followers: “Whoever comes to them, friend and foe, thief or robber, let them be treated with kindness… They must rejoice when they live among people considered of little …

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August 16, 2017

Do You Want To Live The Gospel Way??

Dear Friends, May the Lord give you peace!   St. Francis did not set out to found an Order/Brotherhood/Fraternity.   He simply wanted to follow the Gospel literally.   As a result men and women were inspired by his lifestyle and within a short time, approximately twenty years after he set out to live this …

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June 23, 2017

Provincial Chapter

Dear Friends, May the Lord give you peace.   On Sunday June 25th through Friday 30th June we the Franciscans of the Irish Franciscan Province hold our Provincial Chapter.   We pray that the Holy Spirit will inspire and guide us throughout the week.   We ask for your prayers and as always we depend …

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May 11, 2017

The Power of Photography

Dear Friends, May the Lord give you peace!   I’m convinced of the power of photography in promoting vocations and recently I came across ‘A Photographer’s Prayer’ by an unknown author in the Irish Catholic: “Oh, god, as I bring my subject into focus, let me remember that I’m creating treasures for some family.   …

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February 02, 2017

World Day for Consecrated Life 2017

Pray for Priests, Sisters and Brothers

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December 31, 2016

New Year Resolution

Warm New Year Greetings!

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October 22, 2016

The Merciful Gaze of Jesus

“When it comes to promoting vocations in the Church it all begins with an encounter with God.”

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October 14, 2016

Celebrate With Renewed Joy Each Day

The Friars are to praise the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit

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October 12, 2016

The Franciscans (OFM)

Dear Friends, May the Lord give you peace!   The Constitutions of the Order of Friars Minor article one reads as follows: The Order of Friars Minor, founded by St. Francis of Assisi, is a fraternity.   In this fraternity the friars follow Jesus Christ more closely under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit;  through …

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October 04, 2016

St. Francis of Assisi – Always with Jesus

D.ear Friends, May the Lord give you peace on this very special Feast Day – the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi.   Today we celebrate the Feast of our Founder, inspiration and guide.   All that Francis wanted for us his followers was to live  the Gospel and to imitate Jesus. “Francis was always with Jesus, …

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