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We’re Now Meeting in Paw Paw!

We’re now meeting at St. Mary’s Church in Paw Paw, Michigan. We still meet on the third Sunday of each month at 2PM. Please come and visit us if you are interested in finding out more about the Franciscans! Advertisements

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Latest Regional Newsletter Published

To see recent Regional Newsletters, including the latest one, click HERE.

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Our Fraternity Retreat

On September 24th we enjoyed a day-long retreat together. Leaving from the Kalamazoo area, we journeyed to Schererville, Indiana, where we lunched at a local restaurant, then went to the Shrine of Christ’s Passion for the afternoon. After visiting the … Continue reading

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A Great Talk on the New Evangelization

Sherry A. Weddell Meyer Lecturer at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary Mundelein, IL Sherry Weddell is the author of one of the most important Catholic books of this decade. Published in 2012, it is still a best-seller, and is … Continue reading

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August 2 – The Assisi Pardon

The Assisi Pardon, also known as the Portiuncula Indulgence, is in 2 weeks. Click HERE for more information.

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Laudato Si by Fr. Dan Horan – Video Series

All of the episodes have been posted in Youtube. This is a great way to get “up to speed” on Church teaching and the videos are free.

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The Wild Goose Project

by Dave Pivonka TOR The Wild Goose Project is a 14-part series about the Holy Spirit by Fr. Dave Pivonka TOR. The Project can be found online HERE. Go there for more information.

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Divine Providence Fraternity Elections

Please welcome our new local fraternity council– Minister: Jan Kaeding OFS Vice Minister: Theresa Sehy OFS Secretary: Jennifer Steele OFS Treasurer: Lindy Luster-Bartz OFS Councilor: Jim Goethals OFS Many thanks to Jim Graczyk OFS and Jim Howard OFS for coming … Continue reading

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Laudato Si – Encyclical by Pope Francis

To go directly to the copy on the Vatican’s website, click HERE. The encyclical can be read right from your computer screen, or you can print it or save it in PDF form. Look for the print or PDF icons … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Ecology

Will be posted here when it is released on Thursday. The encyclical is named after the recurring line “Praised be You,”  in the Canticle of the Creatures.  It’s rendered “Laudato Si” in Latin (Be Praised!). The Canticle of the Creatures … Continue reading

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