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Franciscan Mission Associates (FMA), now in its 61st year of service to the missions of the world, is a spiritually based organization with worldwide mission-helping undertakings. It promotes information about and interest in the missionaries and their people – particularly in the Franciscan Missions of Central America, but also in the inner cities of the United States and Canada as well as every continent in the world.

Light a Candle

Light a Candle

The offering of a burning candle before our altars and shrines is an act of prayer to God, our blessed Mother, or the saints.

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Support Our Work: Donate Now!

Support Our Work: Donate Now!

Support the continuing Mission and Ministry of Franciscan Mission Associates to provide Spiritual and Financial assistance.

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St. Anthony’s Bread

St. Anthony’s Bread

This devotion to St. Anthony goes back to the Thirteenth Century. It isa source of many favors and graces and is of great aid to the poor and needy.

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Submit Your Prayer Request

Submit Your Prayer Request

Post your prayer request. Your prayer requests will be placed on the altar for remembrance at Mass.

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Saint of the Month

St. Benedict the Moor

St. Benedict the Moor

Feast Day – April 4

Of Ethiopian descent and Sicilian birth, Benedict went from being a hermit to a brother-cook, –guardian, -vicar, -novice master, and -cook again for the friars at Palermo.

Many asked for his prayers and advice because of his virtuous life and the reputation he had for working miracles.

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Prayer of the Month

O holy St. Benedict, who rose from slave to Superior, help us imitate your humility and sanctity and instill in us the grace to live in peace and harmony with our brothers and sisters of other races, colors and creeds.

Amen.