Resources for Tertiaries

Convocation 2017

Read the Keynote Address by Father Murray Bodo OFM
Father Murray Bodo Keynote               Keynote em português

Download the Community Obedience, the Principles and the daily prayer list to your phone

Read the Community Obedience, the Principles and the daily prayer list on your phone’s Google calendar. Works on both Apple and Android smartphones.

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The Franciscan Centenary Songbook:
44 New Original Pieces of Music to Honor The Little Poor Man of Assisi

Click here for a Dropbox folder (you don’t need an Dropbox account) that includes a PDF of the Songbook with lyrics, downloadable music tracks and even a PDF of plotted guitar chords.


TSSF Library Books for Sale

List of books for sale


Worship and Devotional

A Teaching on the Daily Office

TSSF Principles for Daily Reading (approved at IPTOC, August 2005)

Franciscans Day by Day

Burial Office for Departed Third Order Franciscans: PDF MS Word

Form for Profession and Renewal: PDFMS Word

Celebration of a Profession Anniversary


Formation and Handbooks

Re-envisioning TSSF Fellowships by Peter B. Stube, Formation Corodinator

Forming the Life of a Franciscan (2016 provisional version), also known as “The Letters of Formation”

2017 Convener Handbook

Franciscan Guide for Spiritual Directors

Guidelines for Area Chaplains



Walking in the Footsteps of Christ (Historical Documents of the Society of St. Francis)

Rosters and Directories for Historical Researching Only:
Roster of Active Members 1971
Roster of Active Members 1967
Roster of Active Members 1956
Roster of Active Members 1948
Roster of The Third Order 1935



2016 Statutes

Chapter Minutes: 2017 – 2016 – 2015 – 20142013201220112010 2009 2008 2007 

2016 Norms (Approved Chapter Decisions)

Resolution on TSSF Standing with The Episcopal Church House of Bishops

Safe Community and Conflict Transformation Covenant


Video Archives

A Day in the Life of the Convocations (1995)

Provincial Convocation, New Orleans (1997)

Opening and address by Br. Hamilton

Address by Br. Robert Hugh

Eucharist and Caribbean Mass

Group 1 Meeting

Group 2 Meeting

Group 3 Meeting

Group 4 Meeting

Group 5 Meeting

Group 6 Meeting

Provincial Convocation, Santa Barbara (2002)