Fraternity Gathering September 10, 2023

1:00 p.m. Prayer: Liturgy of the Hours &
Ritual of the Secular Franciscan Order Book – pg. 35

1:20 p.m. Ongoing Formation: Reflection of St. Francis by Talbot.
Please read & be prepared to discuss “The Evangelical Counsels” &
“The Church, Succession of the Saints, & Obedience”.

2:00 p.m. J.P.I.C. Read, Pray, Reflect & be prepared to discuss an article
you have read or an example in your life of Action taken on the topic
of Justice, Peace, & the Integrity of Creation.

2:15 p.m. Social Time/Check-in

2:45 p.m. Fraternity Business
1. Discuss any updates on planning a Transitus of St. Francis/Oct. 3rd.
a. Time/Location at CITW?
b. Any volunteers to make Almond cookies?
2. Discuss briefly the Fraternity’s part in celebrating the Franciscan Centenary –
2023 Christmas/Rule – Steve/Bill.
3. Discuss planning the Women’s Resource Center/Safe House collection for the month
of October.
a. Bring items to next Gathering/Marcia will send out list of items.
4. Dates to Remember:
a. Tuesday, October 3rd – The Transitus of St. Francis.
1. Promote by personal invitation, parish bulletins, any others means?
b. Saturday, October 28 – Fall Regional Formation Day in Saginaw.
1. Members, inquirers, & candidates encourage to attend.
5. Birthdays – Angela, 9/11 & Marcia, 9/19.
6. Next Gathering – October 8, 2023.

2:55 p.m. Closing Prayer, pg. 36.