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.

June 2016 – Vol. 49, No. 4

In this issue:

  • Virtue: Trust
  • Holy Mass In Your Life: Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Celebrating God’s Love And Mercy
  • Living The Faith – All Year Long
  • The Whole-Hearted Beauty Of St. Anthony
  • Supporting Our Difficult Decisions – With Mercy And Grace
  • Director’s Letter
  • Agape Continues To Grow In God’s Love
  • Our Angel Missioners
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Summer Guide To Keeping Close To Christ
  • Seeing Summer Through A Different Lens
  • Comforting With Silent Prayer

February 2016 – Vol. 49, No.3

In this issue:

  • Virtue: Inner Peace
  • Giving And Accepting The Kiss Of peace
  • Following Christ’s Way Through The Stations Of The Cross
  • A Hymn, A Revelation And A prayer Of Peace
  • Music Is Prayer Too – Yes, In Church
  • Solving The Problem Of Distraction
  • Director’s Letter
  • My New Beginning
  • Fifteen Years Of Caring For The Elderly And The Forgotten
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • No One Knows The Mind Of God
  • Lenten Penance – Personal And Together With Others
  • How To Listen For The Gentle Whisper Of God’s Will – Tapping On The Door Of Our Hearts

November 2015 – Vol. 49, No. 2

In this issue:

  • Virtue: Joy
  • Oh Lord, Help Us Look Out The Window
  • Christmas In Eastern Europe Or “O Come, All Ye Faithful, Joyful And …” God’s ‘Gift’ In Many Cultures – Worldwide
  • Still Waiting For Your Invitation
  • The Feast Of St. Nicholas – Bishop
  • St. Francis And His Radical Way To Gather Followers
  • Director’s Letter
  • An Old Friend Visits Agape
  • The Yoke’s On Me
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Anthony And The Holy Family
  • The Spiritual Resources Of The Church In Us…
  • Recalling The Power Of God – St. Peregrine

September 2015 – Vol. 49, No.1

In this issue:

  • Virtue: Patience
  • Death’s Positive Aspects
  • Our Missionary Task
  • The Evangelical Doctor: St. Anthony
  • Prescriptions For Those ‘Seasonal Stresses’ … Prayer
  • The Problem Of Evil Or How Christians ‘Fear Not’ Evil (St. Dymphna)
  • Director’s Letters
  • Angels, Saints And Nurses
  • Simple Dreams Coming True For Orphans In Honduras
  • A Blessed Anniversary – Seven Decades Of Service
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Have A Happy Heart!
  • Mary As A Mom And A Friend
  • Illness Of the Body And The Soul

June 2015 – Vol. 48, No.4

In this issue:

  • Virtue: Awareness
  • The Mercy Of The Sacred Heart
  • Summer Time Is For Living In The Present
  • St. Anthony’s Amazing Courtesy
  • Summer’s Opportunities To See Beauty
  • The Courage Of St. Dympyna
  • Director’s Letter
  • A Senior Priest Looks Back At Life After The Missions
  • How Giving Made One Young Man An Angel
  • Fr. Flavin Honored For Upholding Family Values
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Trust In God And You Will Be Rewarded
  • Patience In Prayer
  • Celebrating June’s Many Saints Yesterday, Today And Tomorrow