General Assembly of International Franciscans
INTERNATIONAL FRANCISCAN CONFERENCE OF THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE THIRD ORDER REGULAR IN ASSISI
On 7 – 13 May 2017, Sr. Monica Weedon represented FMDM Congregation when she attended the Franciscan International Conference held in Assisi. There were 111 participants from all corners of the globe – the languages of the Assembly were English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.
“It was a wonderful gathering of Franciscans sharing stories of our shared joys and struggles living our TOR charism in today’s world”. (Sr. Monica Weedon).
Reflecting on our theme “Make a dwelling”, Sr. Ramona Miller gave an input on the four values of the Third Order Regular Rule: Evangelical Conversion, Prayer, Poverty, and Humility.
Message from the IFC-TOR
“We – all together – and each one of us – are the trustees of our charism, its responsible bearers, accountable to God and the ecclesial community for it.
The brothers and sisters of this Order wish to live this evangelical conversion in a spirit of Prayer, Poverty and Humility. (TOR Rule 1,2)