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MONTHLY PRAYER INTENTIONS

The Presidency of the International Council, on the initiative of General Assistants, has decided to propose to all the Secular Franciscan Order and to the Franciscan Youth, a time of prayer for each month of the year, starting from September, with a single common intention.

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Rwanda13-01
1st AFRICAN OFS / YOUFRA CONGRESS
(FRENCH SPEAKING-EAST AND CENTRAL REGION)


A historical event has happened for the Franciscan Youth of the African continent – the 1st African Congress of the OFS and YouFra of the east and central regions (French speaking countries) in Kigali, Rwanda as from the 6th to the 13th of July 2013.

 

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Place: Rio de Janeiro, July 23-28, 2013

Theme: "Go and make disciples of all peoples" (Matthew 28:19)

LogoThe main colors of the Logo are green, blue and yellow the same as the Brazilian flag and the elements have a meaning, the heart is the heart of the disciple the, green on the top is the Pão de Açucar the mount where the Christ the Redeemer stands. The white cross is the WYD Cross, in yellow we can see the iconic Christ the Redeemer and the blue means the sea coast of Rio de Janeiro.

The Logo was designed by Gustavo Huguenin, a 25 years old from Brazil.

http://www.rio2013.com/en

Message of Pope Benedict XVI

Video for a young man of 85

Korea2013-16 

JOURNEYING IN FAITH IN SOUTH KOREA
4th ASIA-OCEANIA OFS-YOUFRA CONGRESS

 

The 4th Asia-Oceania Congress was successfully held last May 3-8, 2013 at St. J. Hasang Education Center, Sejong Self-Governing City, South Korea. It was attended by 56 delegates from 15 countries including some CIOFS Presidency members. The participants reflected on the theme "OFS and YouFra of Asia and Oceania, Journeying in Faith."

 

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YOUFRA INTERNATIONAL GATHERING 2013

The YouFra International Gathering will take place in Săo Joăo Del Rey, July 19-22, 2013. After our gathering, we will join the celebration of WYD in Rio de Janeiro, July 23-28, 2013.

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