Article Eight of the rule directs all Secular Franciscans to stress the primacy of worship in their lives – the interior prayer of contemplation as well as the exterior liturgical prayer of the Church. The article also urges Secular Franciscans to have an active participation in the sacramental life of the Church, above all the Eucharist, and in the Liturgy of the Hours. When this article is lived fully, each Secular Franciscan will be a true worshipper, always involved with Christ and conscious of his presence in oneself and in others.

~ Benet A. Fonck, OFM, Editor, Called to Follow Christ
2015-08-03T01:28:40+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Prayer, SFO, The Secular Franciscan Order|1 Comment

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