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 2021 – Vol. 54 No. 4


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Faithfulness
  • See God With The Eye Of Faith
  • A Life Of Service And Devotion To Our Lord
  • The Stigmata… Or Why Does God Wound His Friends?
  • Discipline Does Not Take The Summer Off!
  • Thanks For The Sermon, I Really Listened
  • Director’s Letter
  • Evangelizing From Sandals To Smartphone
  • News From Canada
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Meditation For Our Times
  • Our Displays Of Faith
  • Grandparents Day – The Faithful Who Lead The Way
  • Special Novena Schedule Summer 2021

February 2021 – Vol. 54, No. 3


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Praise
  • You Are God’s Chosen People
  • The Our Father: Prayer For Our Time
  • Your Letter From St. Francis
  • A Station A Day: A Practical Lenten Plan
  • A Code Of Conduct From The Time Of Christ
  • Director’s Letter
  • Agape’s Solidarity Plan Brings Hope To The Needy
  • Historic Moments In Our Missions – A Grateful Friar Looks Back And Ahead
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • Action Speaks Louder Than Word (St. Anthony)
  • Living Together In Friendship – The Call From The Pope
  • Meditation On The Easter Candle
  • FMA Spiritual Exercises – Lent-Easter 2021

November 2020 – Vol 54, No. 2


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Hope
  • Responding To Christ’s Message
  • Such A Simple Thing For A Miracle – St. Anthony
  • Giving Of Ourselves In Times Of Sorrow
  • Meditation On The Candles At Christmas
  • St. Francis The Deacon
  • Director’s Letter
  • The Smile Of Valley Of The Angels Never Disappears – New Faces – Same Dedication To God
  • The Rescuing Of Lucy – God Always Provides
  • God’s Work Can’t Be Derailed By A Pandemic  – A Day In The Life Of A Missionary During Covid-19
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • The End Of The Beginning
  • Missionary Zeal, Our True Call
  • Customs, Traditions And Faith
  • Special Novena Schedule Advent-Christmas 2020

September 2020 – Vol 54, No. 1


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Wisdom
  • Understanding God’s Gifts… Even When They Come With Suffering
  • The Stigmata – God’s Strange Gift
  • The Beauty Of St. Francis’s Ode To Simplicity
  • Can I Ask God For That
  • Listening To God’s Voice In Prayer
  • Director’s Letter
  • Love Knows No “Time Out”
  • Labors Of Love During A Worldwide Crisis
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • St. Anthony Help Me Find The Way
  • Spiritual Communion – God’s Gift In A Time Of Crisis
  • Chaplet To St. Michael
  • Special Novena Schedule Fall 2020
  • The Power of Prayer

June 2020 – Vol. 53, No. 4


In this issue:

  • Virtue: Reconciliation
  • Penance And Reconciliation The Message Of Salvation
  • Padua And How St. Anthony Changed It
  • Untold Riches Hidden In Just One Book
  • Accepting Our State Of Life: Reconciliation
  • Educating The Young Is The Road To Peace
  • Director’s Letter
  • Agape: Love That Provides Hope
  • Learning How To Love
  • Words Worth Noting
  • Our Readers Gladly Write…
  • St. Francis – The Canticle Of The Sun
  • Accepting God’s Will For Another
  • The Beauty And Glory Of The Feast Of Corpus Christi
  • Special Novena Schedule Summer 2020