Discussion Topic from Glenn Lowcock, ofs Oxford

My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, In my OFS Handbook I keep a prayer card which shows the San Damiano crucifix along with the famous text from the dream of St Francis: ‘Go Francis, and repair my house, which as you see, is falling into ruin’. There are some variations in the English version […]

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Laypeople seeking a monastic life in the modern world

This is an interesting article published in this months U.S Catholic that I thought I’d share and see if anyone else finds it interesting!?  It rings a bell with me and I wonder if I’m not the only one?  I don’t mean that I agree that oblates and/or third orders are the future of monastic […]

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