Our Presence in the World
12 Weeks of Franciscan Peace 3rd October to 25th December, 2015. In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Dorothy Harte invites us to pray the prayer for the 12 Weeks of Franciscan Peace prepared by Carolyn D Townes, the JPIC animator for the OFS national fraternity in the USA.
September 2015: Season of Caring for Creation Dorothy Harte, our national Presence in the World minister offers us these reflections on a Franciscan Season of Caring for Creation, that cover the five weeks leading up to the Feast of St Francis. The material comes from Carolyn D. Townes who is the JPIC animator for the OFS national fraternity in the USA.
Pope Francis says: “Our common home is like a sister with whom we share our life and a beautiful mother who opens her arms to embrace us.” In Laudato Si he calls us to an “integral ecology”, he invites us to revisit the integral connection between Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation.