(Read the Journey and the Dream)
#1 Orientation and Introduction to the Franciscan Family
Themes: Some Requirements, Periods of Formation,Three Orders,Structure of SFO,Franciscan Symbols, Discernment
Session 1: May 2020
- *The Franciscan Journey: Chapter 1, Orientation in the SFO Questions 1-6 pages 6-7
- Supplemental readings for Chapter 1 The Franciscan Journey :
God Is Love – Benedict XVI Read Paragraph 19: Franciscan Prayer-Ilia delio Page 109: Francis of Assisi- The Saint volume 1 Page 41-42
- *Prayer https://secularfranciscansusa.org/wp-content/uploads/Come-and-See-Digest-Prayer.pdf
4, *The Journey and the Dream By Murray Bodo OFM pages 1-30
April 2020 Prayer: https://secularfranciscansusa.org/wp-content/uploads/Come-and-See-Digest-Prayer.pdf
Feb 2020 Franciscan Image of Christ: https://secularfranciscansusa.org/wp-content/uploads/Come-and-See-Digest-Christ.pdf
Jan 2020 Francis: https://secularfranciscansusa.org/wp-content/uploads/Come-and-See-Digest-Francis.pdf
Digests From Pre Orientation sessions
Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020
Second Encounter – Come and See follow up Feb 23, 2020, 11 a.m. Library at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
The session is from 11-12.
We bring a bag lunch and share fellowship from 12-1.
At 1 p.m. we join the Professed for their monthly gathering.
*Please review the questions for discussion:
What thoughts do you have on Call?
*Please read and meditate on Matt 4:12-23.
Ask yourself: What Conversion of mind, heart, and life is the Lord asking of me?
* Read the Digest: Francis of Assisi: Spiritual Father and Guide
What inspired you?
Was anything hard to relate to?
What draws you to St. Francis?
Any other thoughts?