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THE FUTURE OF THE FRANCISCANS IN CUBA

Before the revolution in Cuba, there were 104 friars in seventeen communities spread in various parts of the country. Today, there are six friars: four from other countries (Mexico, USA, Guatemala and Ireland) and two Cubans; one who made his solemn profession in 2020 and

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St. Francis: “The Saint of Fraternal Love”

1. “FRATELLI TUTTI”.[1] With these words, Saint Francis of Assisi addressed his brothers and sisters and proposed to them a way of life marked by the flavour of the Gospel. Of the counsels Francis offered, I would like to select the one in which he

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Reflections on the Franciscan Vocation

Harvest Time Autumn is harvest time. In this season the uncertain work of sowing, the tedium of weeding and the endless, patient waiting through spring and summer finally receives its reward. Harvest is a time of celebration and gratitude. The Psalmist puts it simply: ‘They

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Fratelli Tutti

FRATELLI TUTTI: MESSAGE OF THE MINISTER GENERAL Posted at 18:18h 4th Oct Feast of St Francis of Assisi Dear Brothers May the Lord give you peace! With great joy, I come to each of you to wish you a Happy Feast of Saint Francis 2020 from

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Jubilee for Sister Earth our Mother

The Season of Creation is approaching — it begins on September 1st 2020,  which marks the World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation, and continues until October 4th, the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, Patron Saint of Ecology and Ecologists. Many Christians join

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