Order of Friars Minor in Great Britain

San Damiano Crucifix

Youth Ministry

  Young people are often criticised in our society, and so working with the Youth is an essential part of our Franciscan Ministry.
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Cold Ash Centre

  A relatively new mission within the Province. Set up as a joint venture with the Franciscan Missionary of Mary (FMM) sisters, this project is aimed at working with the youth and young people.
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Hospital Chaplaincy

  Br Donal Walsh OFM shares with us a few thoughts about his ministry as Chaplain to three Hospitals in Glasgow.
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Supporting Lay Ministry

  Br Donal Walsh OFM explains how part of his vocation as a Franciscan Friar is to help encourage and coordinate lay volunteers as part of the hospital chaplaincy program.
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Go rebuild my Church

  While he was walking near the Church of San Damiano, just outside the walls of Assisi, an inner voice told Francis to enter and pray. He obeyed, and kneeling before an image of the crucified Saviour, he began to pray most devoutly. A tender, compassionate voice then spoke to him, “Francis, do you not see that my house is falling into ruin? Go, and repair it for me” (Legend of the Three Companions, 13).
Saint Francis took this literally and began to rebuild the Church of San Damiano which was crumbling and falling into ruin because of its age. But with time it soon became apparent that Saint Francis was rebuilding the Church in a spiritual sense. This mission is continued by the Franciscans to this day.