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July 2002

Secular Franciscan Order: Holy Spirit Fraternity
Canberra, Australia


Fraternity Meeting At this month's meeting, 8pm Friday 26 July, the fraternity will celebrate the rite of admission for Howard Young. Fr Mario will celebrate mass, followed by fraternity and supper. The agenda will be as follows:

August 23 Meeting. Following the Prayer of the Church (Office) we will discuss Franciscan spirituality from Reflection 4 from To Live as Francis Lived, a guide for secular Franciscans, by Leonard Foley, ofm, Jovian Weigel, ofm, Patti Normile, sfo.

Day of Reflection. Suggested date for Reflection day is Saturday 7 December, in the Hall of St John Vianney Church, Waramanga. (The hall is booked from 9-4). The professed members will renew their vows on the day. Fr Mario will be invited to come.


Last Month's Fraternity Meeting For the information of those who were not present, a new Council was elected:

Pam Ledbrook Minister
Frank Farrell Vice Minister
Hélène Anderson Secretary
Emma Reisch Treasurer
Cec Webster Formator

Please pray for those who have undertaken to serve us.


Celebrations. In September we celebrate with Kevin his birthday on the 10th and his profession and Marta's on the 26th

Prayer Please remember to pray for vocations.

Council Meeting. Next council meeting will be held at Cec's at 2pm on Friday 2nd August

Input for the Canberra Franciscan and requests to Jack Smith : phone +61-2-6258 3824