May 24th is the 4th anniversary of Laudato Si’. It is also the date of the next climate strike that will be happening in several countries.
Lets consider how we might get involved and support Pope Francis in this wonderful global initiative.
The scanned copy of the OFS Handbook has been uploaded onto our website as a temporary measure until a revised edition is approved.
You can download a scanned copy here (pdf)The scanned copy of the Handbook of the Secular Franciscn Order
North East Region Elective Chapter 18.05.2019
Results of the North East Region Elective Chapter held on Saturday 18th May 2019: Minister: Kevin Browne (Leeds), Vice Minister: Sheelagh Fitzgerald (York), Secretary: Rosemary Dias (Hull), Treasurer: Brenda Flynn (York), Formation: Maureen Rimmer (Darlington), Communication Officer: Theresa Caddy (York).
On Sunday 5th May 2019, Anne Simmonds ofs of Bedford Fraternity, celebrated her 60th Profession at Poor Clare Monastery Arkley during Roberta Di Sarno’s profession. Anne was professed on 22nd February 1959 at the Fraternity meeting at Our Lady & St. Edward’s Church in Nottingham. The Papal Blessing was being arranged and it was presented to Anne by Father Jesmond Pawley OFM Conv. after he had Professed Roberta into the fraternity of Isleworth.