Calender of Events

Holy Days

Church Holy Days & Franciscan Feast Days

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FODC Events

Meetings and Gatherings for the Order

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Our Order in Ministry Work

Our Order works in many ministries, such as: St. Michael's, Kairos, Feeding the Hungry, laundry Love for the homeless

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The Bookworm’s Corner

  • Some title suggestions from our Brothers and Sisters. Enjoy!! 

Franciscan Virtues through the Year

Cofraternity of Penitents - Jennifer Vetter Editor

This book will take you through one virtue per week. Within the virtue is a line of Scripture, The Writings of St. Francis relating to the virtue, an example of his life and a series of reflective questions one may meditate upon. In a very busy world, this is not a time consuming reflection, but applies to our every day living.

A sample of the virtues are" Attentiveness, Courage, Encouragement, Humility, Empathy and many others.

The works of Bonaventure

Saint Bonaventure

Saint Bonaventure was an Italian  medieval Franciscan, scholastic theologian and philosopher. he was the seventh Minister general of the order of the Friars minor and he later became the Cardinal Bishop of Albano.

This wonderful Book has many stories and writing some of which are: Journey of the mind to God, The Triple Way, Love Enkindled, the Tree of Life and many other of his works .