Item description for Ritual of the Secular Franciscan Order by Benet A. Fonck...
Secular Franciscans and their spiritual assistants will appreciate this little booklet--an English translation of the approved Latin text of the Ritual for the Secular Franciscan Order. The Preface provides background on the history and purpose of the Ritual and helpful guidelines for its use. Part 1 contains the rites for celebrating the various stages of admission to the Secular Franciscan Order. Part 2 contains prayers for use at the various meetings of Secular Franciscan fraternities. An Appendix includes appropriate Scripture readings, Franciscan readings and prayers of St. Francis.
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Studio: Saint Anthony Messenger Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.1" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1986
Publisher Saint Anthony Messenger Press
ISBN 0867160888 ISBN13 9780867160888
Availability 0 units.
More About Benet A. Fonck
Franciscan Friar Benet A. Fonck is the coordinator of communications for the Sacred Heart Province of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans). He has been involved with the Secular Franciscans in updating their ritual, providing commentaries for their new Rule and Constitutions, and facilitating a deeper commitment to their spiritual life, community participation, and apostolic endeavors. He has a bachelor of philosophy degree from Quincy University; a master of arts in theology (sacraments) from DePaul University; a master of divinity degree (liturgy) from the Catholic Theological Union; and a degree in journalism from Marquette University.
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Ritual of the Secular Franciscan Order Jul 23, 2007
This volume is an essential publication for Secular Franciscans. It contains the ritual for all the important steps in becoming a Secular Franciscan aas well as the regular events in community including opening prayers for fraternity meetings.
Essential for every SFO member Aug 11, 2003
Fr. Benet has provided the essential prayers and ceremonies for the life of a fraternity, complete with a brief yet complete set of appropriate Scripture readings and excerpts from the writings of St. Francis. Contains the rituals for: reception of Inquirers and Candidates, Professions, Establisment of a Fraternity, Visitations, and routine meetings of the council. Every SFO should have his/her own copy.