FSA Members are invited to the 6th National Franciscan Schools Australia Conference which will be held in Sydney from 2-4 August 2017.  The theme this year is Francis: One With All A Spirituality for All.

See full program here

Each week join us for Fr John’s weekly gospel reflection.

SUNDAY, 26 MARCH, 2017 – FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT (John 9:1. 6-9. 13-17. 34-38)

John’s Gospel is the last of the four Gospels to be written. It has a developed theology, probably completed 85-95AD, and focuses primarily on Jesus’ role as the Son of God rather than on his human aspect.  The Gospel falls into two……..read more

Fr John’s Gospel Reflection – 4th Sunday of Lent 26.03.2017
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The Up’s of Lent

“What are you giving up for Lent?” is always a popular question among Catholics as Lent approaches, as if another New Year’s resolution is to be set (or reset). It becomes, for some, a badge of honor, and, for all, an opportunity to witness to the faith in a public way. Even people who might not identify themselves as the most devout members of the Church engage in the practice of “giving something up,” and it can often lead to greater devotion.

https://www.franciscanmedia.org/the-ups-of-lent/

Are you looking for daily scriptural reflection points for each day of the month?  Find your April daily reflections here.

FSA Members are invited to the 6th National Franciscan Schools Australia Conference which will be held in Sydney from 2-4 August 2017.  The theme this year is Francis: One With All.

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2017 Franciscan Calendar

Below is the 2017 Franciscan Saints calendar.  This is a great resource if you would like to check a date and see if there is a Feast day or Saint day approaching.

Of course, always check the ORDO of the Australian Church.saintfrancis

This is also available from your local Catholic bookshop.

2017 SAINTS CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

For further information on Franciscan Pilgrimage Programs for 2017, please contact:
Dora Luxton: Mobile 0414 834 030 or email theadora52@icloud.com
Ian Luxton: Mobile 0414 393 954 or email luxo52@mac.com

 

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Franciscan Schools Association is happy to recommend FPP. 

FPP is run independently from FSA.

Fr Stephen is happy to assist in suggestions for Pilgrimages as well.