The Franciscan International Study Centre, based at Canterbury, is a significant place of learning for students from around the world, offering not only degree courses in Franciscan studies but also an introductory correspondence course for those coming new to the subject. Click onto http://www.franciscans.ac.uk/ for more information. There’s also a bookshop through which one can obtain many overseas publications. Click onto www.franciscanbooks.co.uk or www.franciscans.ac.uk/shop for on line ordering.
Gladstone’s Library (formerly St Deiniol’s Library) at Hawarden, in North Wales, has a Franciscan section based on the library of John Moorman, a leading Franciscan scholar of the last century, and offers bursaries for those wishing to undertake Franciscan studies. Click onto www.gladstoneslibrary.org/ for more information.