The Conference

On Saturday, May 21st, approximately 60 members of the Franciscan family, including friars, sisters, and our partners in ministry, gathered at San Damiano Hall in New York City for Franciscan Common Ground, an inter-Franciscan conference on migration. Franciscan Common Ground was organized by Julian Jagudilla, OFM and the Migrant Center of the Church of St. Francis … More The Conference

Franciscan Common Ground

Dear Friends, Peace and all good! Migration and immigration are very controversial issues that have divided many people. These twin concerns have provoked both favorable and hostile reactions toward the immigrant population here in the United States. There are those who are calling for the expulsion of these “foreigners and strangers.” At the same time, … More Franciscan Common Ground