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By admin on March 2, 2021

Here is our Latest News Latest News Funeral of Donald SSF admin / April 22, 2021 Brother Donald’s funeral took place this afternoon at Saint Philip’s church in Plaistow. Benedict presided at the Requiem Mass, and... Read More Latest News Hilfield Friary now accepting limited numbers of self-catering guests admin / April 21, 2021 On [...]
‘Seeing Differently’ by Simon Cocksedge TSSF, Nicholas Alan SSF and Samuel SSF now available

‘Seeing Differently’ by Simon Cocksedge TSSF, Nicholas Alan SSF and Samuel SSF now available

By admin in Latest News on March 2, 2021

This timely book brings together the stories of Saint Francis – his rejection of wealth, caring for lepers, befriending animals and living simply, his poetry and hymnody in praise of creation that is still sung today – and the influential writings and examples of inspiring Franciscans who have followed him, such as Clare, Bonaventure, Duns […]

Franciscan Magazine

By admin on February 8, 2021

Franciscan Magazine One way of learning about our life is through Franciscan Magazine, published three times a year by the First Order brothers and sisters. It includes articles on Franciscan themes, as well as book reviews and news of our Society.   Subscription rates (for 2021) are: £10.00 in the UK; £17.50 EU and Rest of [...]

Companions of SSF

By admin on February 8, 2021

Companions of the Society of Saint Francis The Companions of the Society of Saint Francis are men and women who, in the course of their Christian journey, have met or heard of the Sisters and Brothers, and have a desire to accompany them in the way of Christian commitment.  While they do not wish, or are [...]

Francis and Clare

By admin on February 4, 2021

Two extraordinary people who still influence us today Saint Francis and Saint Clare About Saint Francis Francis was born in Assisi in 1182, the son of a wealthy cloth merchant, Pietro Bernardone, and his wife, Pica. He was baptized Giovanni (John) but soon gained the nickname Francesco, because of his father’s close trading links with [...]

Support us

By admin on December 10, 2019

Financial donations are crucial for our Christian witness and ongoing work with marginalised groups. There are two simple ways of making a financial donation: BACS Transfer or PayPal BACS Transfer The bank details required to transfer a sum to us are below, but if you are a UK Taxpayer please first complete and send this [...]

Contact Us

By admin on December 10, 2019

Society of Saint Francis Welcome to our contact page How can we help?Please use the contact form for:   General Enquiries Questions about Vocation with one of our Novice Guardians To contact any of our specific houses in the UK Province To offer comments or suggestions regarding the website             [...]