Jesus' Crown of thorns, symbol of penitential lifestyle. We are committed to living the Franciscan Rule of 1221. We aren't a Third Order but a Lay Catholic Association. ...weaving a crown of thorns,
they placed it on Him. (Mk 15:17)

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The BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF PENANCE

 

The Franciscan Association of The Brothers and Sisters of Penance of St.Francis (BSP) has a butterfly as its symbol. The Butterfly means the transforming union that we wish to attain, through a life of prayer, simplicity and self-denial. The BSP mottos are: 'Deny yourself, take your cross and follow me' and 'In the world, but not of it, for Christ'

   of
         St. Francis

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... in the world, but NOT of it, for Christ!

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Laudes ad omnes horas dicendae


Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus Dominus Deus omnipotens,
qui est et qui erat et qui venturus est:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Dignus es, Domine Deus noster, accipere Laudem, gloriam et honorem et benedictionem:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Dignus est agnus, qui occisus est,
accipere virtutem et divinitatem et sapientiam
et fortitudinem et honorem et gloriam et benedictionem:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Benedicamus Patrem et Filium cum Sancto Spiritu:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Benedicite omnia opera Domini Domino:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Laudem dicite Deo nostro omnes servi eius
et qui timetis Deum, pusilli et magni:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Laudent eum gloriosum caeli et terra:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Et omnis creatura, quae in caelo est et super terram et quae subtus terram
et mare t quae in eo sunt:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Gloria Patri et Filio et Spiritui Sancto:
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Sicut erat in principio et nunc et semper et in saecula saeculorum. Amen.
Et laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula.

Oratio:
Omnipotens sanctissime, altissime et summe Deus,
omne bonum, summum bonum, totum bonum,
qui solus es bonus,
tibi reddamus omnem laudem, omnem gloriam, omnem gratiam,
omnem honorem, omnem benedictionem et omnia bona.
Fiat, Fiat, Amen.


The Butterfly is symbol of transforming union of the soul to God. God will give this grace to those faithful to walk the path of prayer and self-denial


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The Butterfly is symbol of transforming union of the soul to God. God will give this grace to those faithful to walk the path of prayer and self-denial