About this site
The Franciscan Voice Canada (FVC) website is a Justice Peace and the Integrity of Creation initiative of the National JPIC Commission (English Sector) of the National Fraternity of Canada of the Ordo Franciscanus Sæcularis (OFS - Secular Franciscan Order). FVC evolved from the National JPIC Action Plan 2012 and a suggestion by the National Minister for a JPIC Newsletter.
It is responsive to the National Council, but administered by the English Sector Regional JPIC Directors and their Committees. Its content is in accord with the OFS Rule, General Constitutions, National Statutes of Canada, Franciscan Family and Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops JPIC initiatives etc.
Contributing to this Site
We invite fellow OFS members to contribute to this site. The Franciscan Voice Canada Website is designed to respond to the need for a Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) newsletter. Responsive to the National JPIC Commission, Franciscan Voice Canada (FVC) is independent and administered by the National JPIC Animator, the English Sector Regional JPIC Directors and their Committees. The Commission includes the National Animator, the Regional Directors and their committees.
In choosing content, we are guided by:
This content when placed online becomes very public which is its intention. In an attempt to keep a safe and secure location for our communication, guidelines have been established. It is also a guideline for the Commission and its related committees for selecting and approving issues to which we are called to action. To read the specific guidelines in the Website Posting Protocol, click HERE.
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"And what does the Lord require of you? "
"To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”
“The Lord God took man and settled him in the garden of Eden to cultivate and take care of it”