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.

February 2020 – Vol. 53, No. 3


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Inner Peace
  • Giving The Kiss Of Peace
  • Following Christ’s Way
  • St. Francis and Peace
  • Music Can Be Prayer Too
  • Solving The Problems of Distraction (St. Anthony)
  • Director’s Letter
  • For The Greater Glory of God
  • Agape Lends Assistance
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Remembering It Is Reconciliation Not Just Confession
  • Refresher On The Triduum
  • New Saints For New Times

November 2019 – Vol. 53, No. 2


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Empathy
  • Francis’s Plea
  • Purgatory Article – St. Gertrude’s Prayer
  • Giving Thanks
  • St. Anthony And Leading By Example
  • St. Monica And The Act Of Never Giving Up
  • Director’s Letter
  • Valley Of The Angels Bids Goodbye To Its Own Personal Angel
  • Christmas Greetings And Love From Agape
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Out Of Our Comfort Zones, To Become More Like Christ
  • The Supreme Importance Of Perseverance
  • Giving Of Yourself This Advent Season

September 2019 – Vol. 53, No. 1


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Patience
  • Death’s Positive Aspects
  • Our Missionary Task
  • St. Anthony Teaching Us Still
  • Fall In Love With Church History
  • The Problem With Evil
  • Director’s Letter
  • Call To Serve
  • Outreach To The Homeless For Franciscan Minsistries
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write….
  • Having A Happy Heart
  • Two Of God’s Saintly Servants
  • Celebrating Our Lady In September

June 2019 – Vol. 52, No. 4


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Hope
  • What We Believe
  • A True And Faithful Vacation
  • St. Anthony’s Serenity
  • The Presence Of God
  • Love’s Challenge
  • Director’s Letter
  • Become Like Little Children
  • The Bread Of Angels
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Facing Up To Disappointment
  • Promote Civility
  • Celebrating John The Baptist And Humility

February 2019 – Vol. 52, No. 3


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Trust In God
  • Your Lenten Penances
  • God’s Will And Yours
  • Dressed In Love – A New Saint For Our Time
  • Be Patient And God Will Show You The Way
  • St. Francis Of Assisi – A Man Transformed
  • Sharing God’s Love
  • Director’s Letter
  • Showing The Poor God Loves Them
  • Across The Border
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Christian Consolation
  • Reconciliation And Resolution
  • A Secret Mission