FROM GOSPEL TO LIFEThe Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order With CommentaryNew  reprint with improved durable cover!
RULE OF THE SECULAR FRANCISCAN ORDER: ORIGINS, DEVELOPMENT, INTERPRETATIONby Robert Stewart, OFM New, first edition, (Out of print - limited supplies. Collectible?), some may show minor storage or handling damage - these are originals printed and imported from Rome.) The Secular Franciscan Oder received a new rule in 1978 from Pope Paul VI which was intended to give a new impetus to the Order so that it might flourish vigorously. This book examines the impact of that new rule while looking at the Franciscan lay movement from its origin, earliest expression and later transformation. A jewel of a reference book and a rich source of information for all Secular Franciscans. Published in Rome, 1991, paperback, 462 pages. (Order 00678163... Price $26.95)
"THE LITTLE RED RULE BOOK"THE RULE OF THE 'ORDER FRANCISCAN SECULAR' This is the presentation Rule Book that traditionally is given to new members.Size is 3"x5", 39 pages and Blessing of St. Francis from the Testament.And is carried by all members of the 'Order Franciscan Secular'.Published by the National Fraternity. Paperback, 31 pages. Size 3"x5". (007-184-028. Price $2.25)
TO LIVE AS FRANCIS LIVED by Leonard Foley, OFM, Jovian Wiegel, OFM and Pattie Normile, OFSWhether you are a professed of many years or someone just beginning to seek a spiritual understanding of Francis and Clare of Assisi, "To Live As Francis Lived" will lead you to a closer life with Jesus Christ. An invaluable resource for everyone. Especially for those Secular Franciscans in initial formation and ongoing formation. Through a process of prayer, reflection, study, questions and connections to Scripture you will be formed in the Franciscan way of life. 232 pages, paperback, published by St. Anthony Press. (Order B16396 Price $12.95)
"FRANCIS OF ASSISI ~~THE SONG GOES ON" ..by Hugh Nonan, OFM and Roy M. Gasnick, OFMGreat personal use book and an ideal gift-book to plant the seed of Franciscanism. Great booklet for the "Orientation phase".An excellent 41 page, full color, promotional booklet on the life of St. Francis. Every Fraternity should have a few of these quality books on hand.. (B16250 Price $8.99)
SAINT FRANCIS AND THE BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF PENNANCE..by Fr. Silas Baumann, OFM, Cap.Has the complete set of footnotes for each article of the Rule and also sharing starters for each article, as well as references to Sacred Scripture. Complete texts for the Rules of 1221, 1289, 1883 and the Prologue and Rule of 1978. 130 pages, shrink wrapped, loose leaf, three hole punched. Published by the School Sisters of St. Francis, Milwaukee. (Order 007282025 Price $6.95)