Brother James Lockman “Healing the Earth”

Brother James Lockman, ofm, currently works as a Senior Vegetation and Restoration Ecologist for a company that restores natural habitats around California. He received his masters in Environmental Horticulture from University of California, Davis....

The Way of St. Francis

The Way of St. Francis is a full-color magazine published by the Franciscan Friars of California (OFM), three times a year (Winter / Spring / Fall) which provides ongoing information about the life, ministry,...

The Canticle of the Creatures

https://youtu.be/Js4tVt8KsBY The Canticle of the Creatures is a hymn of praise that recapitulates Francis's journey to God in and through the beautiful things of creation. For Francis all creation became a theophany, a manifestation...

Franciscan Friars in the Great Northwest

Meet the Franciscan friars of the Great Northwest! At present, we have two major fraternities (houses) of friars in the region: one with a concentration of men living and working in the Portland, Oregon...