FUN National Formation Manual - Additional Resources

What is Formation?

What is Formation Lesson Plan

Basic Catholic Doctrine

Basic Catholic Doctrine Lesson Plan

Creed

Profession of Faith from the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Creed from the Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Beginnings of Charism by Fr. Marco Tasca, OFM Conv.

Ecclesiology of the Laity Church Documents:

Ad Gentes – Decree on the Missionary Activity of the Church

Apostolicam Actuositam – Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity

Christifidles Laici – On the Vocation and Mission of the Lay Faithful

Ecclesiam Suam – On the Church

Evangelii Nuntiandi – Evangelization in the Modern World

Gaudiam et Spes – Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World

Lumen Gentium – Dogmatic Constitution on the Church

Ecclesiology of the Laity Lesson Plan

Ecclesiology of the Laity Power Point

Identity as a Secular Franciscan

From the Twelfth General Chapter – 2008 – Belonging to the SFO, by Emanuela De Nunzio, OFS

Identity as a Secular Franciscan – Lesson Plan

Reflection on Franciscan Identity – We are a Single Family, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

The SFO – An Integral Part of the Church, by Fred. Schaeffer, OFS

Nature of the SFO (Order of Franciscan Seculars)

Francis, Founder of Three Orders – Power Point

Nature of the SFO – Lesson Plan

Nature of the SFO – Power Point

Nature of the SFO – Handouts

Nature of the SFO – Handouts (Power Point)

Structure of the SFO

Reflection on the Nature of the SFO, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Reflection on Structure and Governance, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Vocation, Charism and Mission of the SFO

Charism & Mission Lesson Plan

Vocation, Mission, Charism Power Point

Vocation, Mission, Charism handouts

Reflection on Discernment, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Reflection on Vocation, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Reflection on Charism and Mission, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Lifeline of St. Francis

Lifeline of St. Francis

Explanation of Illustrated “Lifeline” of St. Francis

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Overview of the Way of Life – Rule

Overview of the Rule

Overview of the Way of Life

Rule of the SFO

brief_A Brief History of the Franciscan Movement, by Fr. Noel Muscat, OFM

Importance of a Famliarization with the Documents of the Secular Franciscan Order, by Michael Higgins, TOR

Memoriale Propositi – 1221

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Misericors Dei Filius – 1883

Rule of the Secular Francisan Order – 1978

Overviewiew of the Humility of God as Witnessed in the Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order

Humility of God as Witnessed in the Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order – Session 1, by Teresa Baker, SFO

Humility of God as Witnessed in the Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order – Session 2 – Teresa Baker, SFO

Humility of God as Witnessed in the Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order – Session 3 – Teresa Baker, SFO

Reflection on the Rule, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Essential Documents

Exhortation of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies of Apostolic Life to the SFO – 2009

General Constitutions 2000 – Indexed Study Edition

National Statutes Study Edition

Seraphicus Patriarchus Care to the OFS

JPIC and Catholic Social Teaching – Encyclicals

One Hundred Twenty Years of Papal Social Teaching

2004 Compendium of Social Doctrine of the Church

Caritas in Veritate – On Integral Human Development in Charity and Truth – Pope Benedict XVI – May 29, 2009

Rerum Novarum – On Capital and Labor – Summary and Discussion Guide – Pope Leo XIII – May 15, 1891

Octogesima Adveniens – On the Eightieth Anniversary of Rerum Novarum – Pope Paul VI – May 14, 1971

Centesimus Annus – On the 100th Anniversary of Rerum Novarum – Pope John Paul II – May 1, 1991

Deus Caritas Est – On Christian Love – Summary – Pope Benedict XVI – December 25, 2005

Dignitatis Humanae – Declaration on Religious Freedom – Pope Paul VI – December 7, 1965

Economic Justice for All – Pastoral Letter on Catholic Social Teaching – US Catholic Bishops, 1986

Economic Justice for All – Pastoral Letter on Catholic Social Teaching – US Catholic Bishops, 1986

Fides et Ratio – On the Relationship Between Faith and Reason – Pope John Paul II – September 14, 1998

Gaudium et Spes – Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World – Pope Paul VI – December 7, 1965

Justicia in Mundo – Justice in the World – World Synod of Bishops – 1971

Laborem Exercens – On Human Work – Pope John Paul II – September 14, 1981

Mater et Magistra – Mother and Teacher – On Christianity and Social Progress – Pope John XXIII – May 15, 1961

Pacem in Terris – Peace on Earth – On Establishing Universal Peace – Pope John XXIII – April 11, 1963

Populorum Progressio – On the Development of Peoples – Pope Paul VI – March 26, 1969

Sollicitudo Rei Socialis – On Social Concern – Twentieth Anniversary of Populorum Priogressio

Quadragesimo Anno – On reconstruction of the Social Order – Pope Pius XI – May 15, 1931

Sacramentum Caritatis – On the Eucharist as the Source and Summit of the Church’s Life and Mission – Pope Benedict XVI – February 22, 2007Catholic Social Teaching – Short Version

JPIC Lesson Plan 1

JPIC Lesson Plan 2

JPIC Chapter 1 – Power Point

JPIC Chapter 2 – Power Point

Reading List on Catholic Social Teaching

Reflection on JPIC by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Francis and Divinity

Francis & Divinity – Power Point Presentation, Part 1

Francis & Divinity Power Point Presentation – Part 2

Francis and Divinity – Lesson Plan – Part 1

Francis and Divinity – Lesson Plan – Part 2

Francis and Divinity – Lesson Plan – Part 3

Franciscan Lectio and St. Clare’s Gazing

Franciscan Lectio and St. Clare’s Gazing – Power Point

Visual Meditation – Gazing

Francis, Sacrament of Christ, by Fr. Irudaya Sami, OFM Cap.

Resource List for Basic Franciscan Theology

Reflection on St. Francis and his Approach to Divinity, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Reflection on Franciscan Theology – 1, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Reflection on Franciscan Theology – 2, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Profession

Pathway to Profession (Diagram)

Profession in the SFO – Felice Cangelossi, OFM Cap.

Profession in the SFO – Power Point

Profession in the SFO – Theological and LIturgical Foundations, by Fr. Richard Trezza, OFM – Power Point

Profession – Lesson Plan

Reflection on Profession, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Conversion

Conversion Power Point

Conversion Black/White Handouts

Conversion Lesson Guide

Reflection on the Spirituality of Conversion, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Fraternity

Fraternity and Francis – Power Point

Fraternity and Francis – Lesson Plan

Fraternity as a Fundamental Element of Franciscan Spirituality, by Fr. Irudaya Sami, OFM Cap.

Reflelction on Francis and Fraternity, by Fred Schaeffer, OFS

Francis and the Blessed Virgin Mary

Francis and the Blessed Virgin Mary – Lesson Plan

Francis and the Blessed Virgin Mary – Power Point

Francis and the Blessed Virgin Mary – Handouts

Francis and the Blessed Virgin Mary, by Fr. Irudaya Sami, OFM Cap.

St. Clare

St. Clare Power Point

St. Clare Lesson Guide

St. Clare Lesson Outline

SFO Resource and Support Manuals

Guidelines for Initial Formation from CIOFS – 2003

Handbook for Regional Formation Directors – 2008

References to Formation in the Essential Documents, by Kathleen White, SFO

SFO Resource Manual – 2011

2011 SFO Bibliography

Assisi Pilgrimage Retreat Power Point