On Ministry of the Friars

April 21st, 2010 @ 22:36 |

«MINISTERIUM FRATRUM»
Noel Muscat OFM

Francis of Assisi is regarded as being the founder of one of the most important religious families in the history of the Church. He is considered as the founder of the Friars Minor (First Order), of the Poor Clares (Second Order), and of the Regular and Secular Franciscans (Third Order). Yet, it never dawned to Francis’ mind to found a religious Order.

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