FIOR (Franciscan Institute Outreach - Malta)

* Background for this site
  1. A Cybercourse as basis for this site
  2. The Author of the texts and abbreviations used
  3. Bibliography for further reading
 1. St. Francis and St Clare - life and times
  1. The Initial Years
  2. Francis' turning point
  3. The first followers
  4. Clare's turning point
  5. Journeying for the Lord
  6. The end of the earthly journey
 2. The writings of St. Francis
  1. Background
  2. Complete list of writings
  3. Rules, Testament and Admonitions
  4. Letters
  5. Prayers
 3. The writings of St. Clare
  1. Background
  2. Letters
  3. Testament, Rule, Blessing
 4. Sources for the life of St. Francis
  1. List of the Main sources
  2. Trilogy by Thomas of Celano and Major Life by St. Bonaventure
  3. Legends of the Three Companions and of Perugia
  4. The Mirror of Perfection, Fioretti and Sacrum Commercium
 5. Sources for the life of St. Clare
  1. List of the Main sources
  2. Sources between 1212 - 1219
  3. Sources between 1220 -1238 and others
  4. Sources between 1247 - 1263 and others
 6-8. History of the Franciscan Movement
  1. From St. Francis (1226) to the Generalate of St. Bonaventure (1257-1274)
  2. The Franciscans in the Universities
  3. From the death of St.Bonaventure (1274) to Michele da Cesena (1328)
  4. The First Franciscan Missions
  5. Conventualism and Observance (1328 - 1417)
  6. From the end of the Great Schism (1417) to the division of the Order (1517)
  7. The beginnings of reform within the Observance
  8. The beginnings of the Capuchin reform (1525-1619)
  9. Houses of Recollection
  10. The Friars Minor Riformati
  11. The Friars Minor Alcantarines or Discalced
  12. The Friars Minor Recollects
  13. The Union of the Friars Minor (1897)
  14. The Order of Friars Minor from 1897 to the present
  15. The Second Order
  16. The Third Regular Order
  17. The Secular Franciscan Order
 9. Franciscan Saints and Mystics
  1. Companions of St. Francis & St. Clare
  2. Franciscan Theologians and Doctors of the Church
  3. Franciscan Martyrs
  4. Franciscan Reformers and Preachers
  5. Franciscan Missionaries
 10. Franciscan Schools of thought
  1. Background
  2. The Franciscan School of Paris
  3. The Franciscan School of Oxford
 11. Franciscan Missionary Charism
  1. Background
  2. Francis' concept of missionary evangelisation
  3. The evangelisation of the Americas
 12. Some Franciscan Sanctuaries
  1. Assisi, the hometown of Francis and Clare
  2. The birthplace of St. Francis
  3. San Damiano, Rivotorto, Porziuncola
  4. Carceri, Basilica of St. Francis, La Verna, Greccio, Fontecolombo

 

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