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2017

OUR RETREAT IS SOLD OUT!
NOMINATIONS Packet for
2017 Regional Elections
PDF

Cluster Formation Workshops
The Prayer Life of the Secular Franciscan
Same theme, two locations

Handouts: OFS Prayer Life PDF; Lectio PDF;
Recommended Reading PDF

Details PDF

CONVIVENZA
Saturday, April 22, 2017
St. Francis Church West 31st Street, NYC

YOU ARE INVITED TO CONVIVENZA! PDF

Click to download Packet for Local Minister's Annual Report PDF

Click to download 
Fair Share and Statistics Report PDF

2016

2016 Chapter of Ministers and National Visitation (complete packet) PDF North Jersey Cluster 10-1-2016
Cluster Formation Class 10 AM-112 PM
Invitation Letter PDF

REGIONAL RETREAT July 29-31, 2016   
Registration Form PDF

XIX Quinquennial
General Info PDF  
Registration Form PDF

HOTEL UPDATE--PLEASE READ IF YOU ARE REGISTERING AFTER APRIL 15, 2016 PDF

Servant Leadership Workshop PDF

Servant Leadership Workshop
June 4, 2016 9:30 - 2:30 PM
Location:  Holy Name Church
West 96th Street, NYC

     
Directions

CONVIVENZA 2016: A DAY OF PILGRIMAGE PDF
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Letter includes details, directions and schedule of the day.

2015

MEET YOUR NEW NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Chapter of Ministers 2015
Agenda PDF
Complete Packet with letter and directions PDF

 

Region Formation Workshop May 16, 2015 PDF
Second Call for Formation Workshop PDF

Region Retreat Registration Form   Word   PDF

North Jersey Cluster
May 30, 2015 10-1 in Hackensack PDF

Central Jersey Cluster
Holy Hour for Peace
May 30, 2015 at 11 AM
St. Matthias Church Somerset

Convivenza April 25, 2015 PDF
Pictures: see Resources Page

 

Letter/e-mail to the ministers 3-1-15 PDF

 
Letter from our Minister
to the Ministers
E-mail to the membership-1-18-15

Outgoing Minister General, Encarnita del Pozo's final address to the Order 11-1-14  PDF

North Jersey Cluster-February 28, 2015  PDF
Only the date is different

Manhattan Cluster-February 28
Lenten Day of Reflection
Agenda PDF  Flyer PDF
St. Francis 31st Street Clare Room 9:45 AM

2014

CHAPTER OF MINISTERS
REGION ELECTION RESULTS
PICTURES

More pictures (Thanks, Ed!)

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Convocation Letter PDF  Response Form PDF
Agenda PDF  Directions to Hackensack PDF

Region Nominations Letter and Form PDF

PRAY FOR PEACE
Letter from our National Minister

Feast of the Portiuncula August 2

Region Retreat

Letter (PDF)
Registration Professed (PDF)
Registration Candidates (PDF)

Letter from our Minister (PDF)
regarding CIOFS Survey
February 27, 2014
Individual Census form (P
DF)
(to be filled out by all members)
Census Reporting form to be sent in (PDF)
(follow directions in letter)

Explanation of FARE SHARE by
National Minister, Tom Bello, OFS
PDF

CONVIVENZA
Letter from our Minister
Announcing Convivenza 2014

2013

CHAPTER OF MINISTERS
NATIONAL VISITATION

Saturday, November 16, 2013
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Convocation Letter PDF   Agenda PDF
Holy Angels, Little Falls, NJ  Directions

 

LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP
Saturday, September 21, 2013
9:30-3:30
Holy Angels, Little Falls, NJ  Directions
Flyer PDF

 

Lecture at Seton Hall October 24, 2013
"Francis of Assisi in the Sources:
Weighing the Evidence"
Flyer PDF

Region Retreat 2013 Pictures!
Pictures by Ed Wojciechowski
Retreat Letter 
PDF
Application for Professed Members
PDF
Application for Candidates 
PDF

Letter from our Minister and Flyer 
Franciscan Earth Corps Program
Letter PDF   Flyer 
PDF

Letter Announcing Convivenza PDF
St. Francis Church (driving)
Transit
Hackensack, NJ

 

Pictures Chapter of Ministers 1-19-13

FROM OUR MINISTER 1-14-13 PDF

 

2012

CHAPTER OF MINISTERS 2012 RESCHEDULED
 January 19, 2013
Convocation Letter, Directions, and Registration Form PDF

Driving Directions from New Jersey
Chapter of Ministers 2012 (postponed)
 Convocation Letter, Directions, and Registration Form PDF


Letter, Registration and directions WORD  Agenda WORD
The National Fraternity
National Executive Council
NAFRA Chapter statement to the presidential candidates on the value and dignity of human life  [PDF]
To order 2012 Quinquennial Congress DVDs,
go to

www.franciscanvideos.com

The official website of the Quinquennial is
http://www.quinquennial.org/
Lots of information including the PowerPoint slides!

CNS reports on NAFRA statement regarding human dignity 

NAFRA Chapter statement to the presidential candidates on the value and dignity of human life  [PDF]
 

Letter Announcing Convivenza 2012  PDF Fr. Richard's letter to NAFRA PDF
Fr. Richard Trezza, OFM
bids us farewell. PDF

Region Retreat and Candidates Retreat SOLD OUT!
Registration Forms (PDFs)
Professed   Candidates

Get Ready for the Q! July 3-8, 2012
Prayer, Program and Registration Packet   
View: Presentation
Regarding the Official Name of the
Secular Franciscan Order PDF
Regarding the HHS Ruling  February 2012
From our Region Minister, Ron Pihokker, OFS   PDF
From Cardinal Dolan  PDF
From Archbishop Meyers  PDF

From National Minister, Tom Bello, OFS PDF

2011


Formation Manual Workshop
Letter PDF Registration Form PDF

 
Region Chapter of Elections
Pictures!

Chapter of Ministers and Regional Fraternity Elections November 19, 2011
Letter Convoking the Chapter and Registration form PDF
Agenda PDF
Directions to St. Francis Hackensack 
PDF

Get Ready for the Q! July 3-8, 2012
Prayer, Program and Registration Packet 
View: Presentation
Region Retreat:
Retreat Registration Form (PDF)
Save the Date! July 29-30, 2011 (PDF)

North Jersey Cluster Special Program on the Environment
Saturday, June 4, 2011   9 AM-12 PM

Flyer (PDF)
Directions to OL Angels, Little Falls, NJ

Convivenza April 30, 2011
Convivenza 2011
Pictures #1
Pictures #2
(Thanks to Bob Stronach)
Richard Morton's talk on Regionalization (PDF)
Quotes from famous people about the SFO (PDF)
PowerPoint of Mary Stronach's talk on
The Future of the Order PDF

Letter from our Minister
(PDF)
Fraternal Visitation Report PDF Get Ready for the Q! July 3-8, 2012
View: Flyer      View: Presentation
 
Novena of Solidarity
(Our Region in April and October) Word  PDF
Addition to the National Statutes:
Affiliation with a Local Fraternity
PDF

2010

2010 Chapter of Ministers: November 20, 2010
Letter from our Minister Announcing Chapter and National Visitation PDF Agenda PDF
Registration Form  PDF
Directions to St. Bonaventure Church
PDF
August 27-29, 2010
Relive our Retreat through Pictures!

Letter from our Minister regarding retreat PDF
Retreat Application PDF
Candidates Retreat Application PDF
Franciscans International Three-part series:
Hear It From the Experts
Details PDF
Holy Father Speaks about St. Francis at General Audience  1-27-10 Catholic Relief Services Prayer Program for Haiti
Prayer Resources PDF
Lesson (Leader's Plan) PDF
Prayer (Leader) PDF
Prayer (Handout)
PDF

2009

North Jersey Cluster--December 5, 2009  Information (PDF) Letter Regarding Franciscans International  PDF (English)
PDF
(Spanish)
Click here NAFRA meeting 10/21-25/09 Chapter of Ministers--November 14, 2009--Information
Letter regarding CIOFS Census  
Word   PDF

*Survey report to be returned by July 15th
Form to be filled out by all members 
Word   PDF
Form to compile and report* survey results  Word   PDF
Catholic News Agency
Holy Father to Grant Plenary Indulgences
The Apostolate of Suffering
Download and share with homebound
SFOs and others Word  PDF
Holy Father's Address to the Franciscan Family
PDF
Novena for Orissa
Letter from our Minister General regarding the VII Centenary of Bl. Angela of Foligno Rome Assisi Pilgrimage
Brochure   Reservation Form
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