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Franciscan Mission Associates (FMA), now in its 59th 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. Monica

St. Monica

Feast Day – August 27

Saint Monica is a patron saint for mothers and wives. She was an exemplary woman who never gave up hope and her faith in God among all the tribulations in her family life.

Many people pray to Saint Monica for their children to find their way, for peace from addiction and for strength and compassion in the midst of abusive relationships.

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Prayer of the Month

Holy St. Monica, with your sorrow and worries
you threw yourself on the mercy and providence of God.

Your faithfulness and devotion drew your beloved husband
and son into the light of our Lord that you might be with them
in eternity.

Intercede for me, dear St. Monica, that God may favorably hear my plea.
(mention your intention here}

Please take my request to God that He might favorably hear my plea.

Amen.