2017 - 2018 Calendar
Companions of Francis and Clare Fraternity

DATES
PROGRAM - FOCUS
May 21, 2017
Professed:  Blessed are the Peacemakers
Mike Heller - English Professor, Roanoke College -- Facilitator
Inquirers: * Chapter 3 - "Like Francis and Clare"
June 25, 2017
ALL:  Franciscan Challenges of Creation
Florence Quinn, OSF -- Facilitator
July 23, 2017 ALL:  "St Clare and Women Franciscans"
Mary FitzgeraldOSF, Facilitator
August 27, 2017
Fraternity Picnic -  1:30 to 4:30 PM
Location:  Pavilion at Walrond Park - 6824 Walrond Lane
PARK LINK: Click Here
* The park has a 9 basket frisbee golf disc course
* Parking at end of road on Walrond Lane
(turn off Plantation Rd, HWY 115, intersrction at Carpetland USA, Wells Fargo & Sunnybrook Garage --- about 1/2 mile from I81 Exit 146 OR 1/2 mile from Peters Creek Rd)
MAP LINK: Click Here
September 17, 2017
CHANGED
Professed:The Pathway to God through Suffering;Conversion Part 3
Triumph of the Holy Cross; Stigmata of St. Francis
Inquirers: * Chapter 4 - "Through the Secular Franciscan Order"
October 22, 2017
Professed: Founding of the Franciscan Order - - Transitis of St. Francis; St. John Paul II; St. John XXIII, OFS
Inquirers: * Chapter 5 - "With It's Rich History and Traditions"
November 19, 2017
Professed:  Thanksgiving and Gratitude
Inquirers: * Chapter 6 - "Observes thr Holy Gospel of Our Lord Jesus Christ"
December 17, 2017
Advent Retreat
          Retreat Directors:  Madonna House
January 28, 2018
Professed:  TBD
Inquirers: Rite of Candidacy
February 25, 2018
Professed:  TBD
Candidates: * Chapter 7- "In Community"
March 18, 2018 Professed:  TBD
Candidates: * Chapter 8 - "Through Penance"
April 13 - 15, 2018
Annual Retreat
 ** St. Francis Springs Prayer Center

May 20, 2108
Professed:  TBD
Candidates: * Chapter 9 - "Through Evangelical Simple Living"
June 24, 2018 and
July 22, 2018
TBD
August 26, 2018
Annual Picnic
September 23, 2018
Professed:  TBD
Candidates: * Chapter 10 - "Through a Life of Paryer"
October TBD, 2018 Possible Appalachian Immersion Experience/Working Retreat in the Abingdon Area
October 28, 2018 Professed:  TBD
Candidates: * Chapter 11 - "Through Evangelazing with Witness and the Apstolate"
Novenber 18, 2018 Professed:  TBD
Candidates: * Chapter 12 - "As Secular Person with a Lay Mission"
December 16, 2018 TBD
   KEY:         TBD - To Be Determined   
                   * From "Fully Mature with the Fullness of Christ"                                                         
     
                                         ** St. Francis Springs Prayer Center
477 Grogan Road
Stoneville, NC 27048
336-573-3751


                                                                                                        Revised June 25, 2017