Associates/ FMSJ: Learn More:

Associates/ FMSJ: Learn More

St Francis group Associates

   Franciscan Missionaries of St. Joseph Associates

  • Associates of the Franciscan Missionaries of St. Joseph (FMSJ) respond in the spirit of Alice Ingham and St. Francis of Assisi to a vocation that is distinct but runs parallel to that of the Sisters.
  • Associates may be married or single, women or men, Ordained or lay.
  • They may be Christians of any Denomination. It is strongly recommended that a person be an Associate of only 1 religious organisation at a time.
  • FMSJ Associates commit themselves to
    • A life of prayer that is consistent with their life’s circumstances and delineated in their own “Personal Way of Life.”
    • Praying the Associates’ Prayer daily as well as praying for FMSJ vocations and for the FMSJ Sisters and their ministries.
    • Living the Gospel. This is done by meditating on the Scriptures as well as by doing service in the local community where possible.
    • Actively participating in their Church community.
    • Participating in the formation programmes, days of recollection, retreats and other Associate/FMSJ events as fully as possible.



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