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.

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

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