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Archived letters from our former Minister, Ron Pihokker, OFS

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

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Letter from our Minister
Announcing Convivenza 2014

Letter from our Minister
January 31, 2014


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

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

Saturday, September 21, 2013
Holy Angels, Little Falls, NJ  Directions
Flyer PDF

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

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

Letter from Our Minister PDF
April 2013


Christmas Letter from our Minister PDF

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  

Formation Manual Workshop
Letter PDF Registration Form PDF
Letter Announcing Convivenza 2012  PDF

Regarding the HHS Ruling  February 2012
From our Minister   PDF
From Cardinal Dolan  PDF
From Archbishop Meyers  PDF

From National Minister, Tom Bello, OFS PDF

Regarding the Official Name of the
Secular Franciscan Order PDF

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

Follow-up letter Convivenza 2011 (PDF)
Announcing Convivenza 2011
 Letter from our Minister (PDF)

Letter Regarding Franciscans International  PDF (English) PDF (Spanish)Letter Inviting Region Members to Convivenza 2010 PDF
Chapter of Ministers: November 14, 2009

St. Lawrence Friary and Retreat Center, Beacon, NY
Letter Announcing Chapter   PDF
Agenda         PDF

Response Form    PDF  (By November 1st)
SFO Priorities established at the General Chapter   PDF
Directions to St. Lawrence Friary   PDF
Also see Directions on our website

Chapter of Ministers: Saturday, November 20, 2010
Letter from our Minister Announcing Chapter and National Visitation PDF
Agenda PDF
Registration Form (return by November 1) PDF
Directions to St. Bonaventure Church, Paterson, NJ PDF

NAFRA meeting held October 21-25, 2009

Letter from our Minister Regarding CIOFS Demographic Survey (return by July 15th)
Letter   Word   PDF

Form to be filled out by all members  Word   PDF
Form to compile and report survey results  Word   PDF
Letter from our Minister Regarding CONVIVENZA 2009 PDF
 Minister's Article from the Troubadour":      Word   PDF
"Responding to Changing Times"
Letter to the Ministers February 2009         Word   PDF
Greetings from our Minister November 2008

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Instructions for the Novena for Orissa

Instructions for the Novena for Darfur
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Archived Letters from former Minister, Marcia Stamboulian, OFS

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