FMA Focus Newsletter

A quarterly spiritual and mission magazine, FMA Focus is mailed free of charge to anyone who requests information. It promotes the spiritual life of recipients while it helps inform them of the activities of the Friars and Sisters mission work in the world.

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September 2022 – Vol. 56, No. 1



In this issue:

  • Virtue: Faith
  • Mary, Our Example Of A Woman Of Faith
  • Accepting God’s Will With Faith (St. Francis)
  • Vocations
  • Angels As Our Guardians – Throughout Time
  • The Ordinary Sundays – Where Do They Fit?
  • Seeing Christ In Another (St. Anthony)
  • Director’s Letter
  • Safety And Sneakers
  • A Young Artist And A Young Cook For Francis
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Why Everyone Is Not Perfect (St. Dymphna)
  • Small Acts With Big Intentions – Saint Teresa Of Calcutta
  • Renewal – An Autumn Meditation
  • Special Novena Schedule Fall 2022

June 2022 – Vol. 55, No. 4



In this issue:

  • Virtue: Poverty
  • The Obligation To Share The Faith – To Evangelize
  • Humility And The Spirit Of God (St. Francis)
  • Celebration For The Great Saints
  • Do You Think We Are A Lot Like The New Christians?
  • Our Help To A Good Confession (St. Anthony)
  • Director’s Letter
  • A Home Of Love
  • The Faces Of The Blessed Mother And Christ On A Consecrated Host
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Active Listening – Try It With The Lord
  • Nothing Is Impossible With God (St. Jude)
  • The Shrines Of The Summertime
  • Special Novena Schedule Summer 2022

February Focus 2022 – Vol 55, No. 3



In this issue:

  • Virtue: Chastity
  • Blessed Are The Pure Of Heart
  • St. Francis And Custody Of The Senses
  • Mother Mary At The Beginning And The End
  • Hope In Him Who Died For You
  • Sharing Your Love Of St. Anthony
  • Director’s Letter
  • The Way Of The Cross: A Short History
  • No Greater Gift
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • What You Can Do For Others (St. Peregrine)
  • Examining Your Conscience – Preparing For Confession
  • Easter – The Fulfillment Of The Promise
  • FMA Spiritual Exercises – Lent-Easter 2022

November 2021 – Vol 55, No. 2



In this issue:

  • Virtue: Mercy
  • Remembering All Saints And All Souls
  • The Christmas Crib Of St. Francis
  • Our Lady Of Guadalupe Celebrated Each December
  • Prepare To Meet Jesus. Be Ready And Wait
  • A Priceless Gift – Your Time
  • Director’s Letter
  • From Hangar To Covid Clinic
  • A Day In The Life Of A Deacon In Olancho
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • St. Jude’s Continued Attraction
  • Spiritual Bouquet – A Truly Priceless Gift
  • Finishing Out The Year Of St. Joseph
  • Special Novena Schedule Advent – Christmas 2021
  • The Novices Of Immaculate Conception Franciscan Province Of New York

September 2021 – Vol 55, No. 1



In this issue:

  • Virtue: Knowledge
  • Learn More About God Now – A Christian Obligation
  • Our Lady Of The Rosary: Mary’s Special Prayer
  • Catholic Schools Lead The Way
  • How Did St. Anthony Really Become A Saint?
  • The Year Of St. Joseph, We Too Can Be Workers!
  • Director’s Letter
  • Early To Bed And Early To Rise – A Day In The Life Of Fr. Jack
  • Never A Dull Moment In Guatemala For Our Brothers
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Each In His Own Time (St. Peregrine, And St. Maximilian)
  • Meditation: A Practical Plan
  • Mary – Model For Men And Women For All Time
  • Special Novena Schedule Fall 2021