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OUR STORY

In 1964, The General Secretariat of the Franciscan Missions was founded in the US. The sole purpose was to promote the mission work, by raising funds for friars throughout the world. But our history goes even farther back, to when St. Francis came to devote his life to aiding the poor…

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Two 12 oz bottles of honey come in an attractive handmade wooden box with clear cover, a useful item in itself once the honey is gone! Please note that the offering includes the cost of shipping and handling. Thank you.

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Appeals from Franciscan Missions are current requests for donations that impact …

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NEWS

MISSIONARY WORK – Thinking Outside the Box

Thank you for your letter and for your interest in our missionary work. I have been a missionary in Africa for the past 27 years. [...]

One Way to Say, Thank You for Education

The great success of African students from St. Francis Secondary School in the Franciscan mission in remote Kenya. Yes, we can do it! This [...]

Success in Rwanda

I began my missionary work in Africa 27 years ago. The first 13 years in Uganda and the last 14 years in Kivumu, Rwanda. [...]

The Making of a Franciscan Missionary Part 3: Educating in Africa

In developed countries, education is a fundamental path to prosperity. Children are required to attend primary and secondary school. In the United States many [...]

The Making of a Franciscan Missionary – Part 2: Malaria and Me

Living in developed countries, such as the United States, we don’t have exposure to tropical diseases like malaria. As a missionary, you must take [...]

A Day Off in Yangon, Myanmar

After teaching all week, I relaxed on the weekend by visiting locations around the area. A few of us friars had planned an outing [...]

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