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Join us July 5-7, 2013at the 5th Summer Secular Franciscan Seminar
Diane Rombouts, LHSCoordinator, Institute for Contemporary Franciscan Life
St. Francis Hall Room 7814-472-3219ICFL@francis.eduMailing AddressSaint Francis UniversityInstitute for Contemporary Franciscan LifeP.O. Box 600 Loretto, PA 15940-0600
--certificate program in Franciscan studies offering independent adult learning through distance education.
The Institute for Contemporary Franciscan Life (ICFL) was established in 1991 to give Secular Franciscans a convenient way to meet their ongoing formation needs through distance education. We continue that primary mission today and invite anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic Franciscan tradition to enroll.
Courses earn Institute Units (IUs) toward a post-baccalaureate Certificate in Contemporary Franciscan Life, awarded after 10 units of study. Courses may also be taken for general interest, without regard to the Certificate. Enrollment is on-going. You may register at any time and have a full year to complete each course. A member of our faculty will work with you to provide individualized guidance throughout your studies. A Completion Certificate is awarded after each course to document your on-going learning.
Like the early tertiaries who could not abandon their secular obligations, the ICFL offers a way to follow St. Francis and St. Clare is spirit and ministry, without having to neglect important responsibilities. Distance learning, at your own pace, makes it possible to balance spiritual development with commitments to family and work.
Peace and all Good,
Online Registration Form Printable Registration Form (PDF)Limited Scholarships Available
117 Evergreen Drive P.O. Box 600 Loretto, PA 15940