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tssf Community Obedience

Province of Asia-Pacific
for

This offering of prayer is to be said daily, where possible in the context of Morning or Evening Prayer.

In the name of the Father,
and of the Son,
and of the Holy Spirit. Amen

Here and in all your churches throughout the world,
we adore you, O Christ, and we bless you,
because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world. Amen

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Object

Jesus said, "Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. Those who love their life lose it, and those who hate their life in this world will keep it for eternal life. Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there will my servant be also. Whoever serves me, the Father will honor." (John 12:24-26)

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Object, cont'd

In the example of his own sacrifice, Jesus reveals the secret of bearing fruit. In surrendering himself to death, he becomes the source of new life. Lifted from the earth on the cross, he draws all people to himself. Clinging to life causes life to decay; the life that is freely given is eternal.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Object, cont'd

Jesus calls those who would serve him to follow his example and choose for themselves the same path of renunciation and sacrifice. To those who hear and obey he promises union with God. The object of the Society of Saint Francis is to build a community of those who accept Christ as their Lord and Master and are dedicated to him in body and spirit. They surrender their lives to him and to the service of his people. The Third Order of the Society consists of those who, while following the ordinary professions of life, feel called to dedicate their lives under a definite discipline and vows. They may be female or male, married or single, ordained or lay.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Object, cont'd

When Saint Francis encouraged the formation of the Third Order he recognized that many are called to serve God in the spirit of Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience in everyday life (rather than in a literal acceptance of these principles as in the vows of the Brothers and Sisters of the First and Second Orders). The Rule of the Third Order is intended to enable the duties and conditions of daily living to be carried out in this spirit.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Aim of the Order - To make our Lord known and loved everywhere.

The Order is founded on the conviction that Jesus Christ is the perfect revelation of God; that true life has been made available to us through his Incarnation and Ministry, by his Cross and Resurrection, and by the sending of his Holy Spirit. The Order believes that it is the commission of the church to make the gospel known to all, and therefore accepts the duty of bringing others to know Christ, and of praying and working for the coming of the Kingdom of God.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Aim, cont'd

The primary aim for us as tertiaries is therefore to make Christ known. This shapes our lives and attitudes to reflect the obedience of those whom our Lord chose to be with him and sent out as his witnesses. Like them, by word and example, we bear witness to Christ in our own immediate environment and pray and work for the fulfillment of his command to make disciples of all nations.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Aim - To spread the spirit of love and harmony

The Order sets out, in the name of Christ, to break down barriers between people and to seek equality for all. We accept as our second aim the spreading of a spirit of love and harmony among all people. We are pledged to fight against the ignorance, pride, and prejudice that breed injustice or partiality of any kind.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Aim, cont'd

Members of the Third Order fight against all such injustice in the name of Christ, in whom there can be neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female; for in him all are one. Our chief object is to reflect that openness to all which was characteristic of Jesus. This can only be achieved in a spirit of chastity, which sees others as belonging to God and not as a means of self-fulfillment."

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Aim, cont'd

As Tertiaries, we are prepared not only to speak out for social justice and international peace, but to put these principles into practice in our own lives, cheerfully facing any scorn or persecution to which this may lead.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Third Aim - To live simply

The first Christians surrendered completely to our Lord and recklessly gave all that they had, offering the world a new vision of a society in which a fresh attitude was taken towards material possessions. This vision was renewed by Saint Francis when he chose Lady Poverty as his bride, desiring that all barriers set up by privilege based on wealth should be overcome by love. This is the inspiration for the third aim of the Society, to live simply.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Third Aim, cont'd

Although we possess property and earn money to support ourselves and our families, we show ourselves to be true followers of Christ and of Saint Francis by our readiness to live simply and to share with others. We recognize that some of our members may be called to a literal following of Saint Francis in a life of extreme simplicity. All of us, however, accept that we avoid luxury and waste, and regard our possessions as being held in trust for God.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Third Aim, cont'd

Personal spending is limited to what is necessary for our health and well-being and that of our dependents. We aim to stay free from all attachment to wealth, keeping ourselves constantly aware of the poverty in the world and its claim on us. We are concerned more for the generosity that gives all, rather than the value of poverty in itself. In this way we reflect in spirit the acceptance of Jesus' challenge to sell all, give to the poor, and follow him.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Three Ways of Service

Tertiaries desire to be conformed to the image of Jesus Christ, whom we serve in the three ways of Prayer, Study, and Work. In the life of the Order as a whole these three ways must each find full and balanced expression, but it is not to be expected that all members devote themselves equally to each of them. Each individual's service varies according to his/her abilities and circumstances, yet the member's personal rule of life includes each of the three ways.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Way of Service - Prayer

Tertiaries seek to live in an atmosphere of praise and prayer. We aim to be constantly aware of God's presence, so that we may indeed pray without ceasing. Our ever deepening devotion to the indwelling Christ is a source of strength and joy. It is Christ's love that inspires us to service, and strengthens us for sacrifice.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Way of Service, cont'd

The heart of our prayer is the Eucharist, in which we share with other Christians the renewal of our union with our Lord and Savior in his sacrifice, remembering his death and receiving his spiritual food.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Way of Service, cont'd

Tertiaries recognize the power of intercessory prayer for furthering the purposes of Gods' kingdom, and therefore seek a deepening communion with God in personal devotion, and constantly intercede for the needs of his church and his world. Those of us who have much time at our disposal give prayer a large part in our daily lives. Those of us with less time must not fail to see the importance of prayer and to guard the time we have allotted to it from interruption. Lastly, we are encouraged to avail ourselves of the sacrament of Reconciliation, through which the burden of past sin and failure is lifted and peace and hope restored.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Way of Service - Study

And this is eternal life: that they may know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent." (John 17:3(NRSV)) True knowledge is knowledge of God. Tertiaries therefore give priority to devotional study of scripture as one of the chief means of attaining that knowledge of God which leads to eternal life.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Way of Service, cont'd

As well as the devotional study of Scripture, we all recognize our Christian responsibility to pursue other branches of study, both sacred and secular. In particular, some of us accept the duty of contributing, through research and writing, to a better understanding of the church's mission in the world: the application of Christian principles to the use and distribution of wealth; questions concerning justice and peace; and of all other questions concerning the life of faith.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Third Way of Service - Work

Jesus took on himself the form of a servant. He came not to be served, but to serve. He went about doing good: healing the sick, preaching good news to the poor, and binding up the broken hearted.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Third Way of Service, cont'd

Tertiaries endeavor to serve others in active work. We try to find expression for each of the three aims of the Order in our lives, and whenever possible actively help others who are engaged in similar work. The chief form of service which we have to offer is to reflect the love of Christ, who, in his beauty and power, is the inspiration and joy of our lives.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Three Notes of the Order

Humility, love, and joy are the three notes which mark the lives of Tertiaries. When these characteristics are evident throughout the Order, its work will be fruitful. Without them, all that it attempts will be in vain.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Note - Humility

We always keep before us the example of Christ, who emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, and who, on the last night of his life, humbly washed his disciples' feet. We likewise seek to serve one another with humility.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Note, cont'd

Humility confesses that we have nothing that we have not received and admits the fact of our insufficiency and our dependence upon God. It is the basis of all Christian virtues. Saint Bernard of Clairvaux said, "No spiritual house can stand for a moment except on the foundation of humility." It is the first condition of a joyful life within any community.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The First Note, cont'd

The faults that we see in others are the subject of prayer rather than of criticism. We take care to cast out the beam from our own eye before offering to remove the speck from another's. We are ready to accept the lowest place when asked, and to volunteer to take it. Nevertheless, when asked to undertake work of which we feel unworthy or incapable, we do not shrink from it on the grounds of humility, but confidently attempt it through the power that is made perfect in weakness.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Note - Love

Jesus said, "I give you a new commandment: love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another." (John 13:34 - 35(NRSV)) Love is the distinguishing feature of all true disciples of Christ who wish to dedicate themselves to him as his servants.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Note, cont'd

Therefore, we seek to love all those to whom we are bound by ties of family or friendship. Our love for them increases as our love for Christ grows deeper. We have a special love and affection for members of the Third Order, praying for each other individually and seeking to grow in that love. We are on our guard against anything which might injure this love, and we seek reconciliation with those from whom we are estranged. We seek the same love for those with whom we have little natural affinity, for this kind of love is not a welling up of emotion, but is a bond founded in our common union with Christ.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Second Note, cont'd

The Third Order is a Christian community whose members, although varied in race, education, and character, are bound into a living whole through the love we share in Christ. This unity of all who believe in him will become, as our Lord intended, a witness to the world of his divine mission. In our relationship with those outside the Order, we show the same Christ-like love, and gladly give of ourselves, remembering that love is measured by sacrifice.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Third Note - Joy

Tertiaries, rejoicing in the Lord always, show in our lives the grace and beauty of divine joy. We remember that we follow the Son of Man, who came eating and drinking, who loved the birds and the flowers, who blessed little children, who was a friend to tax collectors and sinners, and who sat at the tables of both the rich and the poor. We delight in fun and laughter, rejoicing in God's world, its beauty and its living creatures, calling nothing common or unclean. We mix freely with all people, ready to bind up the broken-hearted and to bring joy into the lives of others. We carry within us an inner peace and happiness which others may perceive, even if they do not know its source.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Third Note, cont'd

This joy is a divine gift, coming from union with God in Christ. It is still there even in times of darkness and difficulty, giving cheerful courage in the face of disappointment, and an inward serenity and confidence through sickness and suffering. Those who possess it can rejoice in weakness, insults, hardship, and persecutions for Christs' sake; for when we are weak, then we are strong.

Reading from the Principles of the Third Order.

The Three Notes

The humility, love and joy, which mark the lives of Tertiaries, are all God-given graces. They can never be obtained by human effort. They are gifts of the Holy Spirit. The purpose of Christ is to work miracles through people who are willing to be emptied of self and to surrender to him. We then become channels of grace through whom his mighty work is done.

About the Principles of the Third Order.

The Principles of the Third Order, a portion of which is set for reflection each day, are based on the Rule of the Christa Seva Sangha from Poona in India. This community, formed in 1922, was inspired both by the Gospel of Christ and the way of life in an Indian Ashram. This community of married and single people, ordained and lay, led by Fr Jack Winslow, lived a common life as equals.

In 1928 the Rule was revised under the guidance of Fr Algy Robertson and some aspects of that Rule can also be found in The Third Order Principles.

We give thanks to God for the Principles of the Third Order that inspire us in the Franciscan way of following Jesus.

Reflect on which portion has particularly encouraged or challenged you in this past month.

Daily intercession prayers...

In the Province of the Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in the Solomon Islands of Guadalcanal and Savo.

Pray for the Bishop Protector of the Province of Asia-Pacific, Garry Weatherill

In the Region of Popondetta, pray for

Jean Aito
Gibland Arahu
Olivia Deiko Arahu
Kolak Arare
Joseph Asiri
Reginald Aura
Lena Busi
Sylvia Busi
Cecil Eongambo
Philip Etobae
John Evovo
James Gombera
Augustus Gosarisi
Nicholas Haembo
Peter Hango
Arnold Hanupa
Francis Haruma
John Douglas Hevari

RIP Margaret Butterss (NSW A)
RIP Audrey Edmondson (VIC/TAS)
RIP Effie Fitzpatrick (WA)
RIP Noël Hanby (QLD B)
RIP Ray Kendall (QLD A/QLD B)
RIP Joan McDougall (VIC/TAS)
RIP Margaret Whereat (QLD B)
RIP Joan Owen (QLD B)

December: Requiem for Departed Franciscans (Manual F25)


In the Province of the Pacific, pray for the Tertiaries in the Solomon Islands of Ysabel and Malaita.

Pray for the Minister General, John Hebenton and the Assistant Minister General, Janet Fedders

In the Region of Popondetta, pray for

Agnes Houro
Thresa Houro
Sweeden Imaga
Babra Jinga
Leonard Jinga
Timothy Jiregari
Norren Kahari
Aaron Kaki
Alice Kaki
Dicksaford Kavo
Henry Kiae
Harry Kivaja
Melecent Kivaja
Joseph Kopapa
Wilson Makele
Gill Smith Ojapa
Conrad Ondirari
Morris Osebu
Charlott Parisa
Micah Parisa

RIP Robyn Jenkins (QLD B)
RIP Frank Lomax (SING)
RIP Margaret Warman (QLD B)

In the Province of the Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in the Solomon Island of Makira and Republic of Vanuatu.

Pray for the Provincial Minister, Mandy Wheatley; the Assistant Provincial Minister, Sally Buckley and the Provincial Chaplain, Gemma Dashwood.

In the Region of Popondetta, pray for

Winniefred Pawa
Bessie Peuba
Cedrick Peuba
Romney Peuba
Erastus Sangara
Rita Simeni
Holland Siremi
Barnabas Tago
Winifred Talanoa
Nigel Tauni
Rodney Tuho
Rogil Urisi
Willie Daba Uwade
Ray Wadidika
Gabriel Wauwe

RIP James Ahit Ladi (MAL)
RIP Molly Davey (NSW B/ACT)
RIP Joy Hickman (NSW A)
RIP Betty Moss (VIC/TAS)

October: The Transitus of St Francis (Manual F20)


In the Province of the Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty.

Pray for the Provincial Secretary, John Blakemore; the Provincial Treasurer, Jane Noller, and Assistant Treasurer, Glenys McCarrick.

In the Region of Dogura, pray for

Clement Adiya
Angelina Anubo
Clifford Anubo
Christopher Aradina
Louisa Aradina
Faithful Arewa
Carson Arigewa
Dixon Bogea
Nicho Boridina
Charles Boriduba
Peter Dagiwaime
Shem Damore

RIP Thory Bonsey (VIC/TAS)
RIP Bob Butterss (NSW A)
RIP Edna Mary Dale (WA)
RIP Allen Glenn (VIC/TAS)
RIP Pat Parker (WA)

August: John Vianney Cure d’Ars (Manual F12); October: St Francis (Manual F21)


In the Province of the Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in Aotearoa/New Zealand: North Island Central Region and in Wellington.

Pray for all Regional Ministers in the Province of Asia-Pacific.

In the Region of Dogura, pray for

Fred Geusina
Ronald Goviro
Michael Hirodidi
Winston Isari
Harold Morrison Kadada
Basil Kaibo
Emily Kamokaba
Abel Kariba
Remigius Katura
Landford Keko
Zebedee Kenanido
Alfred Kerina

RIP Barbara Desgrand (QLD B)
RIP Anne Johnson (SING)

In the Province of the Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in Aotearoa/New Zealand: Nelson, Canterbury with Otago.

Pray for the Newsletter Editor, Jan Down, the Archivist, Anne Wilson, and the Communications Coordinator, David White.

In the Region of Dogura, pray for

Darling Kirikiru
Didson Kouga
Josephine Kouga
Philippa Liwa
Dawson Loloba
Evangeline Mabira
Geoffrey Mabira
Cecily Mackay
Abel Manimani
June Modudula
Bevan Nanasia

RIP Trevor Barr (SA)
RIP Frances Bonsey (VIC/TAS)
RIP Patricia Brennan (NSW A)
RIP Rob de Caen (SA and VIC/TAS)
RIP Norma Kent (SA)
RIP John Max Yage Yage (DOG)



In the Province of Asia–Pacific, pray for all Tertiaries in the Australia - Queensland A, Queensland B/Northern NSW Regions.

Pray for all Novice Counsellors.

In the Region of Dogura, pray for

Dorothy Peroko
Randolph Peroko
Margaret Poynton (New Zealand)
Ricky Pupuka
Gabriel Carlton Reresi
Anselm Rupusina
Desmond Sakwareta
Eric Newton Sawaroa
Theodore Siburewa
Lionel Siropa
Beverly Tero
Linus Tikwaru
Jackson Toroga

RIP Dorothy Bott (QLD A)
RIP Tevita Talanoa (POP)
RIP Geoffrey Taylor (NSW B)

September: Brother Douglas (Manual F18)




In the Province of Asia – Pacific, pray for all Tertiaries in the Australia - New South Wales A, New South Wales B/ACT Regions.

Pray for all Area Convenors.

In the Region of Dogura, pray for

Henry Towoni
Leonard Tubira
Gideon Waida
James Peter Wairanumo
Selwyn Wairanumo
Arthur Wakeapa
Elude Warete
Alwyn Clive Warikea
William Caster Yababana
Lawrence Yakawa
Lawrence Yaniguragura

RIP Dorothy Bolton (QLD B)
RIP Patricia Carr (QLD B)



In the Province of Asia – Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in the Australia - Victoria/Tasmania Region.

Pray for all isolated Tertiaries.

In Queensland A Region, pray for

Philip Bentley
Diana Brooks
Valmai Carson
Vicki Crofton
Betty Daly
Bernice Goon Chew
Vic Hall
Tony Hall-Matthews
Valerie Hall-Matthews
Elaine Jeston
Theresa Lawson
Ivan McCulloch
Graham Miller
Lavinia Robinson
Nell Weir

RIP Clement Batemen (DOG)
RIP Barry Chambers (QLD B/NNSW)
RIP Sylvia Daniel (SING)
RIP Pam Heyward (VIC/TAS)
RIP David Overington (WA/UK)
RIP Les Whereat (QLD B)

February: Anglican Franciscan Pioneers (Manual F3)





In the Province of Asia – Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in the Australia - South Australia Region, and Western Australia Region.

Pray for Franciscan Aid.

In Queensland B / Northern NSW Region, pray for

Ruth Adams
Hilary Baart
Sandra Beck
Val Bell
Alan Bentley
Jenny Bickerton
Mary Birch
Susan Blackall
Stephen Briggs
Sheena Brockman
Richard Brown
Mac Campbell

RIP Rod Adams (Qld B/N NSW)

August: Transitus of St Clare (Manual F13); October: All Franciscan Saints (Manual F22)




In the Province of Asia – Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Sri Lanka.

Pray for unity within the Anglican Church and unity among all Christians.

In Queensland B / Northern NSW Region, pray for

Elsie Clack
Ray Clifton
Roslyn Clifton
Dawn Currey
Gemma Dashwood
June De Heer
Gregory Desgrand
Joanne Desgrand
Phillip Dibbs
Graham Dorman
Ann Ellis

RIP Olwyn Cooney (QLD A)
RIP Tom Craig (NSW A)
RIP Malcolm Willsher (WA)
RIP Bartholomew Yababana (PNG)

April: Brother Geoffrey SSF (Manual F5); August: Clare of Assisi (Manual F14)




In the Province of Asia – Pacific, pray for Tertiaries in Papua New Guinea.

Pray for Franciscans International.

In Queensland B / Northern NSW Region, pray for

Jacqueline Fewtrell
Camellia Flanagan
Bronwyn Fryar
Godfrey Fryar
Raelee Garner
Terry Gatfield
Ruth Gillis
Ruth Groom
Scott Gunthorpe
Bill Guttormsen
Anthony Halstead

RIP Victor Chapman (VIC/TAS)
RIP Daphne Edwardson (VIC/TAS)
RIP John Filmer-Mason (QLD B)

In the African Province, pray for Tertiaries in Botswana, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

In Queensland B / Northern NSW Region, pray for

Daniel Hobbs
Michael Hobbs
Catherine Holt
Gordon Hooker
Alison Howell
Geoffrey Jordan
Jan Leerentveld
Fay Leutton
Peter Lockyer
Illtyd Loveluck
Gloria Malouf-Marsh
Fay Manfield

RIP Warren Blomeley (QLD B)
RIP Wekely Debuyo (DOG)
RIP Joseph Gahn (QLD B)
RIP Elizabeth Game (NSW B/ACT)

June: Antony of Padua (Manual F10)


In the African Province, pray for Tertiaries in Tanzania, Zambia and Malawi.

Pray for the First Order in the Provinces of America and Europe.

In Queensland B / Northern NSW Region, pray for

David Mason
Andrea Maslin
Amanda McCarrick
Glenys McCarrick
Gabrielle McGee
Robert McKennay
Selina McMahon
Rae Morey
Lex Nason
Fay Neale
David Nix
Jeni Nix

RIP Doreen Foote (NSW A)
RIP Champion Siburewa (PNG)

August: Maximilian Kolbe (Manual F15)


In the African Province, pray for Tertiaries in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Lowveld.

Pray for the First Order Brothers in the Province of Divine Compassion (Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Sri Lanka) also the Provinces of PNG and the Solomon Islands.

In Queensland B / Northern NSW Region, pray for

Miriam Nyrene
Christine O’Brien
Valda Paradies
Francis Peloe
Jennifer Priest
Dawn Punter
Cathy Richards
Charles Ringma
Cleone Rolfe-Reardon
Merril Ruback
Hilary Singleton

RIP Myra Crossan (QLD B/NNSW)
RIP Clem Harrison (QLD B)
RIP Eric Scott (MAL)
RIP Brian Worth (VIC/TAS)

July: Bonaventure (Manual F11); August: Mary, the Mother of the Lord (Manual F16)


In the African Province, pray for Tertiaries in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Lesotho.

Pray for First Order sisters in America, Korea and England.

In Queensland B / Northern NSW Region, pray for

Keith Slater
Carolyn Smith
Lahdo Soner
Winston Svensen
John Tyman
Diana Ware
Graham Warren
Peter Watson
Jenny Wedemeyer
Nicholas Whereat
Ian Wilson

RIP Victor Dougan (WA)
RIP Daryl Friend (WA)
RIP Colleen Guttormsen (QLD B/NNSW)
RIP Geoffrey Radford (VIC/TAS)

January: First Franciscan Martyrs (Manual F2); May: Margaret of Cortona (Manual F6)


In the African Province, pray for the Tertiaries in Kokstad and Durban.

Pray for the Second Order Sisters (Order of St Clare OSC) at Freeland UK.

In New South Wales A Region, pray for

Theresa Angert-Quilter
John Blakemore
Julie Blakemore
Michelle Blondel
Wendy Brack
Rosemary Bradford
Peter Brunker
Tony Camenzuli
Denise Carwardine
Rosemary Christmas
Elizabeth Corah
David Craig
Albert Daniels
Garry Dodd

RIP Monica Ayscough (QLD B)
RIP Bob Collings (WA)
RIP Stephen Farmer (HK / Phil)
RIP Bevan Meredith (PNG / QLD B)
RIP Cliff Parry (VIC/TAS)

September: The Stigmata of St Francis (Manual F19)


In the African Province, pray for Tertiaries in Ghana.

Pray for Postulants and aspirants to the three Orders.

In New South Wales A Region, pray for

Sharon Dyson
Bronwyn Frost
Chris Garland
Bill Gates
Michael Giffin
Jill Gumbley
Kate Hardwick
Paul Hawker
Suzanne Hayes
Carol Hucker
Naomi Johnson
Janet Long
Faith Marsh
John Marsh
Marion Martin

RIP Janet Ferris (VIC/TAS)

In the European Province, pray for Tertiaries in Finland, Sweden, Ireland, Scotland.

Pray for Companions of SSF and Associates of tssf.

In New South Wales A Region, pray for

David Masters
Catherine Mathews
Jan McIntyre
Stephen Moore
Jane Noller
John Noller
Esme Parker
Angela Peverell
Prue Pharey
John Quilter
Ian Randall
Cheryl Smart
Liselotte (Lilo) Szlavek
Valerie Tibbey

RIP Eric Cameron (SA)
RIP Sheila Leheup-Hill (Vic/Tas)
RIP Taylor Simokua (DOG)
RIP Glenda Spry (QLD B)
RIP Kipling Toromata (DOG)

May: Bernardine of Siena (Manual F7); November: Elizabeth of Hungary (Manual F23)


In the European Province, pray for Tertiaries in North East and North West England.

Pray for The Little Brothers of Francis at Tabulam, NSW and other Franciscan Brothers and Sisters in the Anglican Communion in the USA.

In New South Wales B / ACT Region, pray for

Maureen Arnold
Judy Buik
John Clarkson
Lorraine Clarkson
Jackie Davis
Graeme Dunn
Kathy Dunn
Margaret Edridge
Gaynor Elder
James Ellis
Karly Ferguson
John Gibson
Judy Gordon
Ginny Handmer

RIP Michael Barrett (NSW A)
RIP Prout Robinson (POP)

In the European Province, pray for Tertiaries in East Midlands and Yorkshire.

Pray for the Franciscan Federation of Australia and the members of the Executive.

In New South Wales B / ACT Region, pray for

Frances Hansen
Stephen Howes
Gemma Le Mesurier
Elizabeth Mackinlay
Tim Narraway
Sue Painting
Kay Pendlebury
Jan Scott
Prue Skinner
Lee Steele
Patricia Stoddart
Emma Street
Margaret Wark
Anne Wentzel
Mandy Wheatley
Clare White
Robert Willson
Glenys Wimmer
Leo Wimmer
Jason Wright

RIP Lizzie Bellhouse (VIC/TAS)
RIP David Chambers (VIC/TAS)
RIP Janice Hughes (QLD B)
RIP Norma-Jean Willsher (WA)

In the European Province, pray for Tertiaries in Central and Eastern England.

Pray for the Order of Friars Minor (ofm), the Capuchins (ofmCap) and the Conventuals (ofmConv).

In Victoria / Tasmania Region, pray for

Jeremy Ashton
Harry Aveling
Barbara Axten
Sue Ball
Margaret Barkley
Joy Bartlett
Sean Carson
Suzanne Chapman
Barrie Cledsmith
Pirrial Clift

In the European Province, pray for Tertiaries in South East England and London and Central South England.

Pray for the Roman Catholic Poor Clares

In Victoria / Tasmania Region, pray for

John Davis
Catherine De Ron
Janet Down
Michael Down
Margaret Farmer
Cecilia Francis
Graeme Frazer
Philip Freier
Anthony Frost
Joan Grace
Helen Granowski
Tania Harvey
Sandra Jackson
Eric Kluukeri
Andrew Macintyre

RIP Kathleen Beicher (WA)
RIP Betty Hay (PNG / WA)
RIP Paulas King (POP)
RIP Isabel Neal (VIC/TAS)
RIP Jeanne Norris (VIC/TAS)
RIP Denis Woodbridge (VIC/TAS)

November: Fr Algy SSF (Manual F24)


In the European Province, pray for Tertiaries in South West England, Wales, Severn, West Midlands, and The Marches.

Pray for the Third Order Regular and Franciscan Sisterhoods in Australia.

In Victoria / Tasmania Region, pray for

Hayden McKellar
David Miller
Laurence Neal
Evan Pederick
Patti Singleton
Andrew Stocker
Colin Valentine
Pauline Weston
Mary Wilson
Chris Winkett

RIP Roslyn Craig (NSW A)
RIP Barbara Matthews (QLD A/QLD B)
RIP Ken Reardon (QLD B)
RIP Anne Robinson (NSW A)

In the Province of the Americas, pray for the Tertiaries in the United States including Puerto Rico.

Pray for the Secular Franciscan Order (Roman Catholic Tertiaries).

In South Australia Region, pray for

Benedict Calcraft
John Candy
Faith Drodge
Colin Fidock
Peter Haynes
Margaret Holt
Gillian Kaines
Anne Kotze
Joan Manners
David McAvenna
Jeannie Minnis
Wayne Philp
Lorraine Retallick
Roselind Ruwoldt
Elise Silson
Louise Townend
Vanda Walden
Jan Walton
Simon Waters

RIP Alfred Bott (QLD A)
RIP Nancy Dear (WA)
RIP Grace Gan (MAL)

August: Louis, King, Patron of the Third Order (Manual F17)


In the Province of the Americas, pray for the Tertiaries in South America: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Guyana.

Pray for Franciscans International and their work as a recognized NGO at the United Nations.

In Western Australia Region, pray for

Anna Maria Andrews
Bev Antipas
Sally Buckley
Craig Bydder
Stephen Charles
John Dendy
Mark Dougan
Lloyd D'Souza
Christine Duke
Ruth Harrison
George Harvey
Jayne Hughes
Jeremy James
Peter Llewellyn
David Lord
Lyn Lord
Ian Macpherson

RIP Libby Blake (NSW B / ACT)
RIP Estmere Busch (WA)
RIP David Edmondson (VIC / TAS)
RIP Pauline Hangiri (POP)
RIP Nancy Von Pfyffer (QLD B)

Pray for the Society of St Francis:
Ministers General of First Orders and Abbess of Second Order;
Ministers Provincial of First Orders.

Pray for all Franciscan Conference and Retreat Centres, including the Old Monastery, Stroud.

In Western Australia Region, pray for

Pearl McGill
David Noble
Sandie Oakes
Pam Rose
Jenny Simons
Cathy Slaughter
James Tabor
Selina Taylor
Barbara Twells
David White
Anne Wilson
Ken Wilson
Rae Witham
Ted Witham
Maxine Wolff

RIP Eileen Berry (QLD A)
RIP Greg Eather (NSW B)
RIP John Kaines (SA)
RIP Alan Lamb (Br Alan Barnabas, SSF)
RIP Mavis Matthews (VIC/TAS)
RIP Philip Thirlwell (NSW A)

In the Province of the Americas, Caribbean pray for Tertiaries in Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, and Virgin Islands.

Pray for Franciscans working as chaplains and teachers in universities, schools, hospitals, prisons, armed forces and emergency services.

In South and East Asia Region, Sri Lanka area, pray for

Shanthi (Bala) Balasandaram
Dijen De Saram
Chandramohan John
Sanath Kumara Madagamgoda
Saroja Namadevan
Prince Neushan
Joshua Ratnam
Rachael Selvaraj
Amos Sam Thusanthan
Queeni Victor
Bhanuka Warnasooriya

RIP Sherrill Bryan (VIC/TAS)
RIP George Dandase (PNG)

In the Province of the Americas, pray for all Tertiaries in Canada and Mexico.

Pray for scholars and writers who seek to make known the ways of Francis and Clare.

In South and East Asia Region, Malaysia area, pray for

Michael Buma Galami
Lisbeth Gan
Susie Lai
Lily Lim
Gerald Ng Wei Kong
Bradley Sangan
Phyllis Wong

In the Hong Kong area, pray for

John Davison
Simon Fong
Dorcas Ma
Francis Ma Jin-Bo
Clare Meng Jie
Tony (Kit Sang) Poon

RIP Val Butler (Vic/Tas)
RIP Flemming Beicher (WA)
RIP Leo Dale (WA)
RIP Ray Hodge (WA)
RIP Rufus Kivaja (POP)
RIP Eleanor Turvey (WA)

May: Jack Winslow (Manual F8)


In the Province of the Americas, pray for Tertiaries in Central America: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama.

Pray for those in churches who while not under formal vows try to follow Jesus in the company of Francis and Clare.

In South and East Asia Region, in Singapore, pray for

Graham Gee
Martha Gee

In South Korea area, pray for

Eun-gyeoung Deborah Gim
Im Ran Frances Hwang
Miran Regina Hyun
Hong Il Ambrose Kim
Min Sik Melchizedek Kim
Gu Il Bede Kwon
Jin Kwon Lee
Sungsoon Lucy Edward Lee
Woo-whee Elizabeth Nahm
Kyongok Monica Park
Sunjin Ezekiel Park
Hyeran Helena Yang
Wonsang Lucas You

RIP Luke Lee (MAL)
RIP Joan Russell (NSW A)

Pray for Ministers of the Third Order:

MINISTER GENERAL - John Hebenton
ASSISTANT MINISTER GENERAL - Janet Fedders

PROVINCIAL MINISTERS:
American Province - Janet Fedders
African Province - Michael Twum-Darko
Asia-Pacific Province - Mandy Wheatley
European Province - Tim Higgins (acting)
Pacific Province - Blair Matheson

Pray for those who have been released from the Third Order in the past year: Glenis George, Asta Lander and Marilyn Nixon

RIP Manesse Aniki (POP)
RIP James Mark Budibudi (DOG)
RIP Joy Caporn (QLD B)
RIP Anne Carpenter (NSW B/ACT)
RIP Pauline Hangiri (PNG)
RIP Lynne James (WA)
RIP Clive La Brooy
RIP Margaret McNeill (NSW A)
RIP Glenda Mill (QLDB/NNSW
RIP Nicomede Mudumatana (DOG)
RIP Rodney Pawa (POP)
RIP Bill Pearson (SA)
RIP Morna Thomas (QLD A)
RIP Stanislaus Yaumo (DOG)

tssf Community Collect

God, we give you thanks for the Third Order of the Society of St. Francis. Grant, we pray, that being knit together in community and prayer, we your servants may glorify your holy name after the example of Saint Francis, and win others to your love; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The collect for Sunday

God, your love led Francis and Clare to establish our three orders: draw us deeper into that same love, that we may grow in love towards all, for the sake of your son Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The collect for Monday

God, you are always pleased to show yourself to those who are childlike and humble in spirit: help us to follow the example of our blessed father Francis, to look upon the wisdom of this world as foolishness, and to set our minds only on Christ Jesus and him crucified; to whom with you and the Holy Spirit be all glory for ever. Amen

The collect for Tuesday

God, you resist the proud and give grace to the humble: help us not to think proudly, but to serve you with the humility that pleases you, so we may walk in the steps of your servant Francis and receive the gift of your grace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The collect for Wednesday

God, you have made your church rich through the poverty of blessed Francis: help us, like him, not to trust in earthly things, but to seek your heavenly gifts; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The collect for Thursday

God, by the life of blessed Francis you moved your people to a love of simple things: may we, after his example, hold lightly to the things of this world and store up for ourselves treasure in heaven; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

The collect for Friday

Lord Jesus, in your servant Francis you displayed the wonderful power of the cross: help us always to follow you in the way of the cross, and give us strength to resist all temptation, and to you, Lord, with the Father and the Holy Spirit be all glory for ever. Amen

The collect for Saturday

Lord, without you our labour is wasted, but with you all who are weak can find strength: pour your Spirit on the Society of Saint Francis; give your labourers a pure intention, patient faith, sufficient success on earth, and the joy of serving you in heaven; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen

Either

May our blessed Lady pray for us.
May Saint Francis pray for us.
May Saint Clare pray for us.
May all the saints of the Third Order pray for us.
May the holy angels watch over us and befriend us.
May our Lord Jesus give us his blessing and his peace. Amen

or...

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with us all evermore. Amen

这祈祷的祭献应每日遵行,可视情况而安排于早、晚祷之中。

奉圣父、
圣子、
圣灵的名。 阿们。

至圣的主耶稣基督,我们在这里,并在普世的圣堂内,
朝拜你、赞美你,
因为你以你的十字圣架救赎了普世。阿们。

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总旨

耶稣说:“我实实在在地告诉你们:一粒麦子不落在地里死了,仍旧是一粒;若是死了,就结出许多子粒来。爱惜自己生命的,就失丧生命;在这世上恨恶自己生命的,就要保守生命到永生。若有人服侍我,就当跟从我;我在哪里,服侍我的人也要在那里;若有人服侍我,我父必尊重他。”(约翰福音12:24-26)

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总旨(续)

耶稣藉着其牺牲自我的见证,向我们揭示了一粒麦子结出许多子粒这个比喻的奥秘。因他舍弃自我走向死亡,他成为了新生命的泉源。他在十字架上被高举,也吸引万人归向他。不愿被舍弃的生命至终必见朽坏,白白施予出去的生命却是恒久长存的。

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总旨(续)

耶稣呼召那些愿意服侍他的人,效法他的榜样,为自己选择与他相同的、舍弃和牺牲的道路。他也应许那些听从他命令的人,将与上帝联合。圣法兰西斯会,旨在建立一个甘愿接受基督作主和师傅的信徒团体,并乐意将自己的身体和灵魂都奉献给他。他们把自己的一生奉献给基督,也同样奉献自己去服侍他的众子民。圣法兰西斯会的第三会,由拥有不同职业的信徒组成,他们被呼召在明确的纪律与誓愿以下奉献自己的一生。他们可能是男人或女人,已婚或独身,神职人员或平信徒。

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总旨(续)

当圣法兰西斯建立第三会的时候,他意识到这是一群被呼召在日常生活中以守贫、忠贞、顺从的精神服侍上帝的人们(而不需从字面上严格遵守这三项原则,正如第一会和第二会的弟兄姊妹所发的誓愿)。第三会的会规,为了让我们在日常的生活责任和生活状态上,奉守并践行这一精神。

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呼召意向之一:无论身处何方,让我们的主被爱和了解

圣法兰西斯会坚定地相信:耶稣基督就是上帝完全的启示;真实的生命已经赐给了我们,藉着他的道成肉身和在世的工作,藉着他在十字架上的牺牲和他的复活,也藉着他差遣了圣灵。我们相信,传福音给万民是上帝对教会的托付,因此我们愿意接受并承担这份责任:不断地带领他人认识基督,为上帝的国降临而不懈地祈祷、工作。

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呼召意向之一(续)

作为第三会会友,我们首要的呼召意向就是让基督被了解。这要求我们的生活方式和处世态度,都能够效法众圣徒的榜样,他们为主所选召而努力跟从他、为他作见证。我们也当如此,藉着我们的言语和行为,在当下的生活环境中见证基督,通过祈祷、工作,来践行他的命令:使万民作我的门徒。

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呼召意向之二:推动爱与合一的精神

圣法兰西斯会,奉基督之名,致力于打破人与人之间的任何障碍,争取众人平等。我们把在众人中间推动爱与合一的精神,作为我们第二个呼召意向。我们决意反对由于无知、骄傲、偏见而导致的任何形式的有失公平、有损正义的行为。

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呼召意向之二(续)

第三会会友,奉基督之名,反对一切有损正义的行为,在基督内,并不分犹太人或希腊人、为奴的或自主的、男人或女人,因为在他里面众人本为一。我们的主要意向,是面对所有人都抱以开放的胸怀,这同样也是耶稣的品格。这种品格,只有在纯洁的心灵里才能得以实现,在这里,所有的一切都被视作是属于上帝的,而非当作是实现自我价值的手段。

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呼召意向之二(续)

作为第三会会友,我们所要预备去做的,不仅是为社会公义和国际和平发表言论,也应将这些道理在我们各自的生活中付诸实践,并欣然面对由此招致的任何轻蔑或逼迫。

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呼召意向之三:实践简朴的生活方式

早期的基督徒完全顺从主,心甘情愿地舍弃他们一切所有的,并为世界勾勒了一个不同以往的社会愿景,在这里人们以全新的态度面对物质财富。这个愿景,被圣法兰西斯所重申,就在他决定迎娶贫穷女士为妻的时候,他希望用爱来克胜因财富特权而造成的所有障碍。正因为此,圣法兰西斯会的第三个呼召意向,就是过朴素、简单的生活。

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呼召意向之三(续)

虽然我们拥有财产并挣钱养活自己和我们的家庭,但我们依然可以通过心甘情愿地过朴素、简单的生活以及周济他人,来表明我们是基督和圣法兰西斯的真实追随者。我们要认识到,我们中间的部分会友可能被呼召从字面上严格效法圣法兰西斯的样式,过绝对贫穷的生活。然而,我们所有人都需要奉守避免奢侈、浪费的原则,把我们所拥有的钱财视作是上帝托付我们代管的。

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呼召意向之三(续)

个人消费应仅限于那些关系到我们自己和我们的家人健康、安定的基本必备品。我们乐意摆脱一切对于财富的依赖,使我们不断意识到世界上的穷困以及我们对其所当尽的责任。相比贫穷本身所具有的价值,我们更当在乎施予一切时的慷慨。通过这样的方式,我们在心灵上也接受着来自耶稣的挑战:变卖一切所有的分给穷人,然后跟从他。

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三种服侍方式

第三会会友,渴望效法耶稣基督的样式,通过三种方式服侍他,即祈祷、学习和工作。在第三会的生活中,这三种方式本是一个整体,应当全面且平衡地表达出来,然而,这并非是要求所有会友都程度相当地完成这三项。每一个人的服侍因其能力和所处环境而不尽相同,但每一个会友的个人生活准则都必须包括这三种服侍方式。

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服侍方式之一:祈祷

第三会会友,应努力营造赞美与祈祷的生活环境。我们应当不断地意识到上帝的临在,并因此在生活中不住地祈祷。我们也不断地借助祈祷,加深对于内住在我们里面的基督的敬虔与热爱,这是我们一切力量和喜乐的泉源。正是基督的爱,激励我们去服侍他人,鼓舞我们勇敢地奉献自我。

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服侍方式之一(续)

我们祈祷的核心就是圣餐,在其中,我们与其他基督徒共同分享、重申因我们的主和救主的牺牲而与他建立的联合,记念他的受难,领受他的灵粮。

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服侍方式之一(续)

第三会会友,承认为了上帝的国度所作的代祷的功效,因此,在个人祈祷中,我们寻求与上帝更加深入的相交,不断地为他的教会和世界的需要代祷。我们中间的一些会友,拥有大量时间可供自己支配,他们日常生活中的大部分时间被用于祈祷。对于另外一些会友,可支配的时间很少,切记万勿忽视祈祷的重要性,同时应当保证有限的祈祷时间不被其它任何干扰所中断。最后,我们也应当鼓励以悔罪复合圣事的方式,解除我们因过去的罪与过失而负的重担,重获在基督里的平安与盼望。

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服侍方式之二:学习

“认识你独一的真上帝,并且认识你所差来的耶稣基督,这就是永生。”(约翰福音17:3)真正的知识是认识上帝,这也是人们获得永生的唯一道路。第三会会友优先以研习圣经作为一种认识上帝的主要方式。

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服侍方式之二(续)

除了认真研习圣经,我们也当意识到,作为基督徒,我们也有责任继续开展在其它方面的学习,无论是基督宗教的,还是世俗性的。特别是我们中间的一部分会友,立志通过研究和写作,帮助他人更好地了解教会在世界上的使命:如基督教信仰在财富使用和分配方面的教导、涉及正义与和平的问题,以及所有其它与信仰生活相关的问题。

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服侍方式之三:工作

耶稣虚己,取了奴仆的形象。他来,不是要受人的服侍,乃是要服侍人。他在各处行善,医治病患,传喜讯给贫穷人,安慰破碎的心灵。

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服侍方式之三(续)

第三会会友,应当积极工作,竭力服侍他人。我们努力让第三会的每一个呼召意向都能在我们的生活中得以体现,并尽可能地积极帮助从事类似工作的其他人。我们提供服侍的主要方式,就是彰显基督的爱,他的能力和美善鼓舞着我们,也成为我们生活中喜乐的泉源。

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团体生活的三种特征

谦卑、仁爱、喜乐是第三会生活的三种特征。当我们的团体充满了这样的品格,服侍才真正会有果效,否则,一切的尝试都只会成为徒劳。

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特征之一:谦卑

我们总要效法基督的榜样,他虚己,取了奴仆的形象,并在他人生中的最后一夜,自甘卑微地为门徒们洗脚,我们也应当同样谦卑地彼此服侍。

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特征之一(续)

谦卑,就是承认我们一无所有,也一无所获,承认我们缺乏而必须倚靠上帝的事实。这是基督徒一切美德的基础,正如克莱尔沃的圣伯尔纳德所说:除非以谦卑作基石,否则没有一间灵屋能够存立片时。谦卑也是在任何团体内能够喜乐生活的首要条件。

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特征之一(续)

当我们看到他人的过错,我们应当做的是祈祷,而非指摘。我们要先去掉自己眼中的梁木,然后再去掉他人眼中的刺。我们应当预备好去接纳那些需要帮助的最卑微的所在,并乐意如此。而且,当我们被要求去承担一些我们认为不值得或无能为力的工作时,因着谦卑的缘故,我们仍然不应退缩,而是应当凭借上帝那在人的软弱上显出完全的能力,满怀信心地努力完成。

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特征之二:仁爱

耶稣说:“我赐给你们一条新命令,乃是叫你们彼此相爱。我怎样爱你们,你们也要怎样相爱。你们若有彼此相爱的心,众人因此就认出你们是我的门徒了。”(约翰福音13:34-35)爱是所有乐意奉献自己归入基督、作他忠实仆人的真正基督门徒所当有的特征。

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特征之二(续)

因此,我们应当爱我们所有的家人和朋友。我们加深对他们的爱,正如我们对基督的爱也越来越深。我们对第三会的其他会友怀有特殊的爱与情感,我们应当彼此代祷,并寻求在这爱里共同长进。我们应当警惕、避免对这爱将构成伤害的任何可能,也当与那些我们所疏远的人寻求和解。此外,我们也应当同样爱那些与我们没有过多密切关系的人,因为这爱并非是一种情感的涌现,而是因着我们与基督联合所当尽的责任。

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特征之二(续)

第三会作为一个基督徒团体,其中的成员,尽管种族、教育程度、性格特点各不相同,但却因着在基督里的爱而连结成一个富有生命力的整体。这种基督信仰者的合一,正如我们的主所希望的,将会成为他神圣使命的美好见证。在面对那些团体以外的人们时,我们也应当同样表达出相似于基督的爱,并乐意奉献自身,服侍他们,我们应当记住的是,爱总需要经历牺牲。

在此诵读圣法兰西斯会第三会准则

特征之三:喜乐

第三会会友,总要在主里保持喜乐,并在我们的生活中彰显出这神圣喜乐的恩典与美善。我们应当记住,我们所跟随的人子,他曾经与人们一同吃喝,他喜爱雀鸟和小花,他为小孩子们祝福,他与税吏和罪人成为朋友,他与众人一同坐席,无论对方或富或穷。我们应当热爱欢乐与笑声,热爱上帝创造的世界,热爱它的美好和居于其间的众生,上帝所创造的,没有一样应被称作是不起眼的或不洁净的。我们应当慷慨地与众人交往,安慰破碎的心灵,为他人的生活注入喜乐。我们的内心也当常怀平安与喜乐,即便他人不知道它们来自何方,却也可以从我们身上察觉到。

在此诵读圣法兰西斯会第三会准则

特征之三(续)

这喜乐是一份神圣的恩赐,源于在基督里与上帝的联合。即便在黑暗、困苦之时,它也依然存在。面对失望,它带来令人欢愉的勇气;经历病患与苦难,它给人以内心的平静和信心。拥有它的人们,为着基督的缘故,也可欣然面对一切的软弱、凌辱、困苦和逼迫,因为我们什么时候软弱,什么时候就刚强了。

在此诵读圣法兰西斯会第三会准则

三种特征(总结)

谦卑、仁爱和喜乐,第三会生活的三种特征,都是上帝所赐的恩典。它们无法通过人的努力而实现。它们都是圣灵的恩赐。基督要在那些愿意舍弃自我、顺从他的人身上施行神迹。而我们,对于那些基督大能的作为已然成就在他们身上的人来说,则要成为传递恩典的途径。

关于第三会准则

供每日反省的第三会准则,是以印度浦那的基督忠仆会(Christa Seva Sangha)会规为蓝本编订而成。这个团体创立于1922年,受感于基督福音和印度静修处的生活方式。这个团体由已婚及独身者、神职人员及平信徒组成,由杰克·温斯洛神父带领,过着平等的公共生活。

1928年,会规在阿尔吉·罗伯逊神父的指导下进行修订,该会规的某些方面也可以在第三会准则中找到。

我们感谢上帝赐下第三会准则,激励我们以圣法兰西斯圣召之路来跟随耶稣。

反省在过往的一个月中,准则的哪一部分,特别鼓舞或挑战了你。

每日代祷...

对于太平洋会省,为所罗门群岛瓜达尔卡纳尔和萨沃的第三会会友祈祷。

为亚太会省的主教监护人Garry Weatherill祈祷

为波蓬德塔会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Jean Aito
Gibland Arahu
Olivia Deiko Arahu
Kolak Arare
Joseph Asiri
Reginald Aura
Lena Busi
Sylvia Busi
Cecil Eongambo
Philip Etobae
John Evovo
James Gombera
Augustus Gosarisi
Nicholas Haembo
Peter Hango
Arnold Hanupa
Francis Haruma
John Douglas Hevari

RIP Margaret Butterss (NSW A)
RIP Audrey Edmondson (VIC/TAS)
RIP Effie Fitzpatrick (WA)
RIP Noël Hanby (QLD B)
RIP Ray Kendall (QLD A/QLD B)
RIP Joan McDougall (VIC/TAS)
RIP Margaret Whereat (QLD B)
RIP Joan Owen (QLD B)

十二月:圣法兰西斯会诸亡者追思日 (Manual F25)


对于太平洋会省,为所罗门群岛伊萨贝尔和马莱塔的第三会会友祈祷。

为总会长John Hebenton和副总会长Janet Fedders祈祷

为波蓬德塔会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Agnes Houro
Thresa Houro
Sweeden Imaga
Babra Jinga
Leonard Jinga
Timothy Jiregari
Norren Kahari
Aaron Kaki
Alice Kaki
Dicksaford Kavo
Henry Kiae
Harry Kivaja
Melecent Kivaja
Joseph Kopapa
Wilson Makele
Gill Smith Ojapa
Conrad Ondirari
Morris Osebu
Charlott Parisa
Micah Parisa

RIP Robyn Jenkins (QLD B)
RIP Frank Lomax (SING)
RIP Margaret Warman (QLD B)

对于太平洋会省,为所罗门群岛马基拉和瓦努阿图共和国的第三会会友祈祷。

为省会长Mandy Wheatley、副省会长Sally Buckley和驻会牧师Gemma Dashwood祈祷。

为波蓬德塔会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Winniefred Pawa
Bessie Peuba
Cedrick Peuba
Romney Peuba
Erastus Sangara
Rita Simeni
Holland Siremi
Barnabas Tago
Winifred Talanoa
Nigel Tauni
Rodney Tuho
Rogil Urisi
Willie Daba Uwade
Ray Wadidika
Gabriel Wauwe

RIP James Ahit Ladi (MAL)
RIP Molly Davey (NSW B/ACT)
RIP Joy Hickman (NSW A)
RIP Betty Moss (VIC/TAS)

十月:圣法兰西斯离世日 (Manual F20)


对于太平洋会省,为新西兰-奥克兰、怀卡托、普伦蒂湾的第三会会友祈祷。

为会省干事John Blakemore、会省司库Jane Noller和司库助理Glenys McCarrick祈祷。

为多古拉会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Clement Adiya
Angelina Anubo
Clifford Anubo
Christopher Aradina
Louisa Aradina
Faithful Arewa
Carson Arigewa
Dixon Bogea
Nicho Boridina
Charles Boriduba
Peter Dagiwaime
Shem Damore

RIP Thory Bonsey (VIC/TAS)
RIP Bob Butterss (NSW A)
RIP Edna Mary Dale (WA)
RIP Allen Glenn (VIC/TAS)
RIP Pat Parker (WA)

八月:圣约翰·维雅内日 (Manual F12); 十月:阿西西的圣法兰西斯日 (Manual F21)


对于太平洋会省,为新西兰-北岛中部地区和惠灵顿的第三会会友祈祷。

为亚太会省的所有区会长祈祷。

为多古拉会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Fred Geusina
Ronald Goviro
Michael Hirodidi
Winston Isari
Harold Morrison Kadada
Basil Kaibo
Emily Kamokaba
Abel Kariba
Remigius Katura
Landford Keko
Zebedee Kenanido
Alfred Kerina

RIP Barbara Desgrand (QLD B)
RIP Anne Johnson (SING)

对于太平洋会省,为新西兰-纳尔逊、坎特伯雷和奥塔戈的第三会会友祈祷。

为通讯编辑Jan Down、档案管理员Anne Wilson和会省通信协调员David White祈祷。

为多古拉会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Darling Kirikiru
Didson Kouga
Josephine Kouga
Philippa Liwa
Dawson Loloba
Evangeline Mabira
Geoffrey Mabira
Cecily Mackay
Abel Manimani
June Modudula
Bevan Nanasia

RIP Trevor Barr (SA)
RIP Frances Bonsey (VIC/TAS)
RIP Patricia Brennan (NSW A)
RIP Rob de Caen (SA and VIC/TAS)
RIP Norma Kent (SA)
RIP John Max Yage Yage (DOG)



对于亚太会省,为澳大利亚-昆士兰A会区,昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的所有第三会会友祈祷。

为所有初学导师祈祷。

为多古拉会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Dorothy Peroko
Randolph Peroko
Margaret Poynton (New Zealand)
Ricky Pupuka
Gabriel Carlton Reresi
Anselm Rupusina
Desmond Sakwareta
Eric Newton Sawaroa
Theodore Siburewa
Lionel Siropa
Beverly Tero
Linus Tikwaru
Jackson Toroga

RIP Dorothy Bott (QLD A)
RIP Tevita Talanoa (POP)
RIP Geoffrey Taylor (NSW B)

九月:道格拉斯弟兄纪念日 (Manual F18)




对于亚太会省,为澳大利亚-新南威尔士州A会区、新南威尔士州B/首都领地会区的所有第三会会友祈祷。

为所有地方会团召集人祈祷。

为多古拉会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Henry Towoni
Leonard Tubira
Gideon Waida
James Peter Wairanumo
Selwyn Wairanumo
Arthur Wakeapa
Elude Warete
Alwyn Clive Warikea
William Caster Yababana
Lawrence Yakawa
Lawrence Yaniguragura

RIP Dorothy Bolton (QLD B)
RIP Patricia Carr (QLD B)



对于亚太会省,为澳大利亚-维多利亚/塔斯马尼亚会区的第三会会友祈祷。

为所有偏远区域会友祈祷。

为昆士兰A会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Philip Bentley
Diana Brooks
Valmai Carson
Vicki Crofton
Betty Daly
Bernice Goon Chew
Vic Hall
Tony Hall-Matthews
Valerie Hall-Matthews
Elaine Jeston
Theresa Lawson
Ivan McCulloch
Graham Miller
Lavinia Robinson
Nell Weir

RIP Clement Batemen (DOG)
RIP Barry Chambers (QLD B/NNSW)
RIP Sylvia Daniel (SING)
RIP Pam Heyward (VIC/TAS)
RIP David Overington (WA/UK)
RIP Les Whereat (QLD B)

二月:安立甘圣法兰西斯会开拓者纪念日 (Manual F3)





对于亚太会省,为澳大利亚-南澳大利亚会区和西澳大利亚会区的第三会会友祈祷。

为圣法兰西斯会资助项目祈祷。

为昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Ruth Adams
Hilary Baart
Sandra Beck
Val Bell
Alan Bentley
Jenny Bickerton
Mary Birch
Susan Blackall
Stephen Briggs
Sheena Brockman
Richard Brown
Mac Campbell

RIP Rod Adams (Qld B/N NSW)

八月:圣克莱尔离世日 (Manual F13); 十月:圣法兰西斯会诸圣日 (Manual F22)




对于亚太会省,为香港、马来西亚、新加坡、韩国和斯里兰卡的第三会会友祈祷。

为安立甘宗教会的合一和所有基督徒的合一祈祷。

为昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Elsie Clack
Ray Clifton
Roslyn Clifton
Dawn Currey
Gemma Dashwood
June De Heer
Gregory Desgrand
Joanne Desgrand
Phillip Dibbs
Graham Dorman
Ann Ellis

RIP Olwyn Cooney (QLD A)
RIP Tom Craig (NSW A)
RIP Malcolm Willsher (WA)
RIP Bartholomew Yababana (PNG)

四月:杰弗里弟兄(SSF)纪念日 (Manual F5); 八月:阿西西的圣克莱尔日 (Manual F14)




对于亚太会省,为巴布亚新几内亚的第三会会友祈祷。

为圣法兰西斯会国际祈祷。

为昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Jacqueline Fewtrell
Camellia Flanagan
Bronwyn Fryar
Godfrey Fryar
Raelee Garner
Terry Gatfield
Ruth Gillis
Ruth Groom
Scott Gunthorpe
Bill Guttormsen
Anthony Halstead

RIP Victor Chapman (VIC/TAS)
RIP Daphne Edwardson (VIC/TAS)
RIP John Filmer-Mason (QLD B)

对于非洲会省,为博茨瓦纳、乌干达和津巴布韦的第三会会友祈祷。

为昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Daniel Hobbs
Michael Hobbs
Catherine Holt
Gordon Hooker
Alison Howell
Geoffrey Jordan
Jan Leerentveld
Fay Leutton
Peter Lockyer
Illtyd Loveluck
Gloria Malouf-Marsh
Fay Manfield

RIP Warren Blomeley (QLD B)
RIP Wekely Debuyo (DOG)
RIP Joseph Gahn (QLD B)
RIP Elizabeth Game (NSW B/ACT)

六月:帕多瓦的圣安东尼日 (Manual F10)


对于非洲会省,为坦桑尼亚、赞比亚和马拉维的第三会会友祈祷。

为美洲会省和欧洲会省的第一会团体祈祷。

为昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的第三会会友祈祷:

David Mason
Andrea Maslin
Amanda McCarrick
Glenys McCarrick
Gabrielle McGee
Robert McKennay
Selina McMahon
Rae Morey
Lex Nason
Fay Neale
David Nix
Jeni Nix

RIP Doreen Foote (NSW A)
RIP Champion Siburewa (PNG)

八月:圣马希连·高比日 (Manual F15)


对于非洲会省,为约翰内斯堡、比勒陀利亚和劳维尔德的第三会会友祈祷。

为神圣慈悲会省(澳大利亚、新西兰、韩国、斯里兰卡)、巴布亚新几内亚会省和所罗门群岛会省的第一会弟兄祈祷。

为昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Miriam Nyrene
Christine O’Brien
Valda Paradies
Francis Peloe
Jennifer Priest
Dawn Punter
Cathy Richards
Charles Ringma
Cleone Rolfe-Reardon
Merril Ruback
Hilary Singleton

RIP Myra Crossan (QLD B/NNSW)
RIP Clem Harrison (QLD B)
RIP Eric Scott (MAL)
RIP Brian Worth (VIC/TAS)

七月:圣波拿文都拉日 (Manual F11); 八月:童贞女圣马利亚日(上帝之母) (Manual F16)


对于非洲会省,为开普敦、伊丽莎白港和莱索托的第三会会友祈祷。

为美洲、韩国和英格兰的第一会姊妹祈祷。

为昆士兰B/新南威尔士州北部会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Keith Slater
Carolyn Smith
Lahdo Soner
Winston Svensen
John Tyman
Diana Ware
Graham Warren
Peter Watson
Jenny Wedemeyer
Nicholas Whereat
Ian Wilson

RIP Victor Dougan (WA)
RIP Daryl Friend (WA)
RIP Colleen Guttormsen (QLD B/NNSW)
RIP Geoffrey Radford (VIC/TAS)

一月:圣法兰西斯会首批殉道者纪念日 (Manual F2); 五月:科尔多纳的圣玛格利特日 (Manual F6)


对于非洲会省,为科克斯塔德和德班的第三会会友祈祷。

为英国弗里兰的第二会姐妹(圣克莱尔修女会)祈祷。

为新南威尔士州A会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Theresa Angert-Quilter
John Blakemore
Julie Blakemore
Michelle Blondel
Wendy Brack
Rosemary Bradford
Peter Brunker
Tony Camenzuli
Denise Carwardine
Rosemary Christmas
Elizabeth Corah
David Craig
Albert Daniels
Garry Dodd

RIP Monica Ayscough (QLD B)
RIP Bob Collings (WA)
RIP Stephen Farmer (HK / Phil)
RIP Bevan Meredith (PNG / QLD B)
RIP Cliff Parry (VIC/TAS)

九月:圣法兰西斯领受圣痕日 (Manual F19)


对于非洲会省,为加纳的第三会会友祈祷。

为三个修会团体的望会生和追寻者祈祷。

为新南威尔士州A会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Sharon Dyson
Bronwyn Frost
Chris Garland
Bill Gates
Michael Giffin
Jill Gumbley
Kate Hardwick
Paul Hawker
Suzanne Hayes
Carol Hucker
Naomi Johnson
Janet Long
Faith Marsh
John Marsh
Marion Martin

RIP Janet Ferris (VIC/TAS)

对于欧洲会省,为芬兰、瑞典、爱尔兰、苏格兰的第三会会友祈祷。

为SSF的灵性同伴和TSSF的灵性之友祈祷。

为新南威尔士州A会区的第三会会友祈祷:

David Masters
Catherine Mathews
Jan McIntyre
Stephen Moore
Jane Noller
John Noller
Esme Parker
Angela Peverell
John Quilter
Ian Randall
Cheryl Smart
Liselotte (Lilo) Szlavek
Valerie Tibbey

RIP Eric Cameron (SA)
RIP Sheila Leheup-Hill (Vic/Tas)
RIP Taylor Simokua (DOG)
RIP Glenda Spry (QLD B)
RIP Kipling Toromata (DOG)

五月:锡耶纳的圣伯尔纳定日 (Manual F7); 十一月:匈牙利的圣伊利莎白日(第三会主保) (Manual F23)


对于欧洲会省,为英格兰东北部和西北部的第三会会友祈祷。

为新南威尔士州塔巴姆的圣法兰西斯小弟兄会和美国圣公会的其他圣法兰西斯团体弟兄姊妹祈祷。

为新南威尔士州B/首都领地会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Maureen Arnold
Judy Buik
John Clarkson
Lorraine Clarkson
Jackie Davis
Graeme Dunn
Kathy Dunn
Margaret Edridge
Gaynor Elder
James Ellis
Karly Ferguson
John Gibson
Judy Gordon
Ginny Handmer

RIP Michael Barrett (NSW A)
RIP Prout Robinson (POP)

对于欧洲会省,为东米德兰兹和约克郡的第三会会友祈祷。

为澳大利亚圣法兰西斯会联盟及管理人员祈祷。

为新南威尔士州B/首都领地会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Frances Hansen
Stephen Howes
Gemma Le Mesurier
Elizabeth Mackinlay
Tim Narraway
Sue Painting
Kay Pendlebury
Jan Scott
Prue Skinner
Lee Steele
Patricia Stoddart
Emma Street
Margaret Wark
Anne Wentzel
Mandy Wheatley
Clare White
Robert Willson
Glenys Wimmer
Leo Wimmer
Jason Wright

RIP Lizzie Bellhouse (VIC/TAS)
RIP David Chambers (VIC/TAS)
RIP Janice Hughes (QLD B)
RIP Norma-Jean Willsher (WA)

对于欧洲会省,为英格兰中部和东部的第三会会友祈祷。

为罗马天主教圣方济各小兄弟会 (ofm), 嘉布遣会 (ofmCap) 和住院会 (ofmConv).

为维多利亚/塔斯马尼亚会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Jeremy Ashton
Harry Aveling
Barbara Axten
Sue Ball
Margaret Barkley
Joy Bartlett
Sean Carson
Suzanne Chapman
Barrie Cledsmith
Pirrial Clift

对于欧洲会省,为英格兰东南部、伦敦和英格兰中南部的第三会会友祈祷。

为罗马天主教贫穷佳兰修女会祈祷。

为维多利亚/塔斯马尼亚会区的第三会会友祈祷:

John Davis
Catherine De Ron
Janet Down
Michael Down
Margaret Farmer
Cecilia Francis
Graeme Frazer
Philip Freier
Anthony Frost
Joan Grace
Helen Granowski
Tania Harvey
Sandra Jackson
Eric Kluukeri
Andrew Macintyre

RIP Kathleen Beicher (WA)
RIP Betty Hay (PNG / WA)
RIP Paulas King (POP)
RIP Isabel Neal (VIC/TAS)
RIP Jeanne Norris (VIC/TAS)
RIP Denis Woodbridge (VIC/TAS)

十一月:阿尔吉神父(SSF)纪念日 (Manual F24)


对于欧洲会省,为英格兰西南部、威尔士、塞文、西米德兰兹和边界地区的第三会会友祈祷。

为澳大利亚的修规第三会和圣法兰西斯姊妹会祈祷。

为维多利亚/塔斯马尼亚会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Hayden McKellar
David Miller
Laurence Neal
Evan Pederick
Patti Singleton
Andrew Stocker
Colin Valentine
Pauline Weston
Mary Wilson
Chris Winkett

RIP Roslyn Craig (NSW A)
RIP Barbara Matthews (QLD A/QLD B)
RIP Ken Reardon (QLD B)
RIP Anne Robinson (NSW A)

对于美洲会省,为包括波多黎各在内的美国第三会会友祈祷。

为在俗方济各会(罗马天主教第三会会友)祈祷。

为南澳大利亚会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Benedict Calcraft
John Candy
Faith Drodge
Colin Fidock
Peter Haynes
Margaret Holt
Gillian Kaines
Anne Kotze
Joan Manners
David McAvenna
Jeannie Minnis
Wayne Philp
Lorraine Retallick
Roselind Ruwoldt
Elise Silson
Louise Townend
Vanda Walden
Jan Walton
Simon Waters

RIP Alfred Bott (QLD A)
RIP Nancy Dear (WA)
RIP Grace Gan (MAL)

八月:圣路易日(第三会主保) (Manual F17)


对于美洲会省,为南美洲的巴西、哥伦比亚、厄瓜多尔和圭亚那的第三会会友祈祷。

为圣法兰西斯会国际和他们作为联合国公认的非政府组织所做的工作祈祷。

为西澳大利亚会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Anna Maria Andrews
Bev Antipas
Sally Buckley
Craig Bydder
Stephen Charles
John Dendy
Mark Dougan
Lloyd D'Souza
Christine Duke
Ruth Harrison
George Harvey
Jayne Hughes
Jeremy James
Peter Llewellyn
David Lord
Lyn Lord
Ian Macpherson

RIP Libby Blake (NSW B / ACT)
RIP Estmere Busch (WA)
RIP David Edmondson (VIC / TAS)
RIP Pauline Hangiri (POP)
RIP Nancy Von Pfyffer (QLD B)

为圣法兰西斯会第一会总会长、第二会院长和第一会省会长祈祷。

为所有圣法兰西斯会会议和避静中心,包括斯特劳德的旧修道院祈祷。

为西澳大利亚会区的第三会会友祈祷:

Pearl McGill
David Noble
Sandie Oakes
Pam Rose
Jenny Simons
Cathy Slaughter
James Tabor
Selina Taylor
Barbara Twells
David White
Anne Wilson
Ken Wilson
Rae Witham
Ted Witham
Maxine Wolff

RIP Eileen Berry (QLD A)
RIP Greg Eather (NSW B)
RIP John Kaines (SA)
RIP Alan Lamb (Br Alan Barnabas, SSF)
RIP Mavis Matthews (VIC/TAS)
RIP Philip Thirlwell (NSW A)

对美洲会省的加勒比海地区,为哥斯达黎加、古巴、多米尼加共和国、牙买加、尼维斯、特立尼达和多巴哥以及维尔京群岛的第三会会友祈祷。

为在大学、学校、医院、监狱、武装部队和应急服务机构担任牧师和教师的圣法兰西斯会会友祈祷。

为南亚及东亚会区的斯里兰卡第三会会友祈祷:

Shanthi (Bala) Balasandaram
Dijen De Saram
Chandramohan John
Sanath Kumara Madagamgoda
Saroja Namadevan
Prince Neushan
Joshua Ratnam
Rachael Selvaraj
Amos Sam Thusanthan
Queeni Victor
Bhanuka Warnasooriya

RIP Sherrill Bryan (VIC/TAS)
RIP George Dandase (PNG)

对于美洲会省,为加拿大和墨西哥的所有第三会会友祈祷。

为寻求让他人了解圣法兰西斯和圣克莱尔生活方式的学者和作家祈祷。

为南亚及东亚会区的马来西亚第三会会友祈祷:

Michael Buma Galami
Lisbeth Gan
Susie Lai
Lily Lim
Gerald Ng Wei Kong
Bradley Sangan
Phyllis Wong

为香港的第三会会友祈祷:

John Davison
Simon Fong
Dorcas Ma
Francis Ma Jin-Bo
Clare Meng Jie
Tony (Kit Sang) Poon

RIP Val Butler (Vic/Tas)
RIP Flemming Beicher (WA)
RIP Leo Dale (WA)
RIP Ray Hodge (WA)
RIP Rufus Kivaja (POP)
RIP Eleanor Turvey (WA)

五月:杰克·温斯洛纪念日 (Manual F8)


对于美洲会省,为中美洲的萨尔瓦多、危地马拉、洪都拉斯和巴拿马的第三会会友祈祷。

为那些在教会中未正式发愿,但尝试在圣法兰西斯和圣克莱尔的灵性陪伴下跟随耶稣的人祈祷。

为南亚及东亚会区的新加坡第三会会友祈祷:

Graham Gee
Martha Gee

In South Korea area, pray for

Eun-gyeoung Deborah Gim
Im Ran Frances Hwang
Miran Regina Hyun
Hong Il Ambrose Kim
Min Sik Melchizedek Kim
Gu Il Bede Kwon
Jin Kwon Lee
Sungsoon Lucy Edward Lee
Woo-whee Elizabeth Nahm
Kyongok Monica Park
Sunjin Ezekiel Park
Hyeran Helena Yang
Wonsang Lucas You

RIP Luke Lee (MAL)
RIP Joan Russell (NSW A)

为第三会的诸长上祈祷:

总会长 - John Hebenton
副总会长 - Janet Fedders

省会长:
美洲会省 - Janet Fedders
非洲会省 - Michael Twum-Darko
亚太会省 - Mandy Wheatley
欧洲会省 - Tim Higgins (acting)
太平洋会省 - Blair Matheson

为那些在过去一年中解除第三会誓愿的人祈祷:Glenis George、Asta Lander和Marilyn Nixon

RIP Manesse Aniki (POP)
RIP James Mark Budibudi (DOG)
RIP Joy Caporn (QLD B)
RIP Anne Carpenter (NSW B/ACT)
RIP Pauline Hangiri (PNG)
RIP Lynne James (WA)
RIP Clive La Brooy
RIP Margaret McNeill (NSW A)
RIP Glenda Mill (QLDB/NNSW
RIP Nicomede Mudumatana (DOG)
RIP Rodney Pawa (POP)
RIP Bill Pearson (SA)
RIP Morna Thomas (QLD A)
RIP Stanislaus Yaumo (DOG)

第三会团体祝文

上帝啊,我们为圣法兰西斯第三会而感谢你。我们祈求你,在团体和祈祷中, 保守我们彼此合而为一,使我们——你的众仆人可以效法圣法兰西斯的榜样, 荣耀你的圣名,并赢取他人归入你的圣爱之中。这都是靠着我们的主耶稣基督。阿们。

礼拜天祝文

上帝啊,你的圣爱引导圣法兰西斯和圣克莱尔为我们建立了这三个修会团体:求你也吸引我们,进入你的圣爱之中,使我们在这爱里成长,以至爱我们身边所有的人,正如基督爱世人一样。这都是因你的圣子耶稣基督。 阿们。

礼拜一祝文

上帝啊,你乐意显示自己给谦卑虚己、像小孩子一样的心灵:求你帮助我们,效法蒙福的会父圣法兰西斯的榜样,将世界的智慧看为愚拙,而只愿思想耶稣基督并他钉十字架。圣子和圣父、圣灵,共享尊荣,永无穷尽。 阿们。

礼拜二祝文

上帝啊,你抵挡骄傲的人,赐恩给谦卑的人:求你帮助我们,免除骄傲的意念,而以谦卑服侍你,行你所喜悦的事,求你使我们跟随你的仆人圣法兰西斯的脚踪,至终得享你所赐之恩。这都是靠着我们的主耶稣基督。 阿们。

礼拜三祝文

上帝啊,你藉着蒙福的圣法兰西斯的贫穷,使你的教会富足:求你帮助我们,效法他的榜样,轻看世间之物,而只愿寻求你天国的赏赐。这都是靠着我们的主耶稣基督。 阿们。

礼拜四祝文

上帝啊,你藉着蒙福的圣法兰西斯的生活,使你的子民爱好朴素:求你使我们效法他的榜样,不为自己积攒地上的财宝,而只愿积攒财宝在天上。这都是靠着我们的主耶稣基督。 阿们。

礼拜五祝文

主耶稣,在你仆人圣法兰西斯身上,你彰显了你十字架上的奇妙能力:求你帮助我们始终跟随你十字架的道路,并赐我们能力抵挡一切试探引诱。你和圣父、圣灵,共享尊荣,永无穷尽。 阿们。

礼拜六祝文

主啊,若没有你,我们一切的劳苦都是枉然,但藉着你,所有软弱的人必得以刚强:求你将你的灵浇灌在圣法兰西斯会中,将纯全的意愿和坚忍的信心赐给你的仆人,使我们在地上可以完全得胜,在天上也能因服侍你而满怀喜乐。这都是靠着我们的主耶稣基督。 阿们。

愿蒙福的圣母马利亚为我们祈求;
愿圣法兰西斯为我们祈求;
愿圣克莱尔为我们祈求;
愿第三会的众圣徒为我们祈求;
愿圣天使看顾、帮助我们;
愿主耶稣将他的福乐与平安赐给我们。 阿们。

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愿主耶稣基督的恩惠、 上帝的慈爱、 圣灵的感动, 常与我们众人同在! 阿们。