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SPIRITUAL ASSISTANCE TO THE SFO

SPIRITUAL ASSISTANCE TO THE SFO

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  1. SPIRITUAL ASSISTANCETO THE SFO +

  2. SPIRITUAL ASSISTANCETO THE SFO • NATURE OF ASSISTANCE • COLLEGIAL ASSISTANCE • IDENTITYOF ASSISTANT

  3. NATURE OF ASSISTANCE • LIFE-GIVING UNION • PURPOSE • PROVINCIAL MINISTER

  4. LIFE-GIVING UNION • One Franciscan charism, different expressions • One Franciscan Family: laity, religious, priests

  5. PURPOSE OF ASSISTANCE Guarantee: • fidelity to charism • communion with the Church • union with Franciscan Family

  6. PURPOSE OF ASSISTANCE Means: • Pastoral visit • Appointment of Assistants

  7. PROVINCIAL MINISTER acts: • personally, or • through delegates

  8. PROVINCIAL MINISTER duties: • fraternal relations • formation of the friars • provide means for Assistants • monitor assistance

  9. COLLEGIAL ASSISTANCE • CONFERENCES • MEETINGS • STATUTES FOR ASSISTANCE

  10. CONFERENCES • International (General) Ministers General delegate General Assistants (4 in Rome) • National Ministers Provincial delegate Provincial Assistants (3 in Oceania)

  11. CONFERENCES • Regional Ministers Provincial delegate Regional Assistants (1 in Singapore-Sabah) (No Conference)

  12. MEETINGS • General Assistants: once a month • National Assistants: every second month • Regional Assistants: haven’t formed Conferences Keep in contact, act collegially

  13. STATUTES FOR ASSISTANCE • Title I: General Principles • Title II: Role of Major Superiors • Title III: Role of Spiritual Assistants

  14. ROLE OF SPIRITUAL ASSISTANTSTitle III • General Assistants • National Assistants • Regional Assistants • Local Assistants

  15. ROLE OF REGIONAL ASSISTANTregarding the SFO • collaborate with Regional Council: in spiritual and apostolic animation in formation of leaders • pastoral visit to local fraternities • presence at local elective chapters

  16. ROLE OF REGIONAL ASSISTANTregarding the SFO • coordinate regional spiritual assistance • formation of Assistants • foster interest of friars

  17. ROLE OF REGIONAL ASSISTANTregarding his own Order • keep his Minister Provincial informed • deal with his Order’s service

  18. ROLE OF REGIONAL ASSISTANTregarding his own Order • meet fraternities assisted by his Order • maintain contact with local Assistants

  19. ROLE OF LOCAL ASSISTANTin the local Fraternity fosters communion: • within the local fraternity • between the fraternity and his Order • between the fraternity and his community

  20. ROLE OF LOCAL ASSISTANTin the local Fraternity fosters active presence of local fraternity: • in the Church • in society

  21. ROLE OF LOCAL ASSISTANTin the local fraternity Council with the Council: • formation of candidates • assessment before profession

  22. ROLE OF LOCAL ASSISTANTin the local fraternity Council with the Minister: • discusses those in difficulty • who want to retire • who act against the Rule

  23. IDENTITYOF THE LOCAL ASSISTANT • HE OR SHE IS NOT • HE OR SHE IS • QUALITIES • RESPONSIBILITIES

  24. HE OR SHE IS NOT Actively: • director • odd jobs person • spokesperson • imposing self

  25. HE OR SHE IS NOT Passively: • sacramental only • divorced from fraternity’s life

  26. HE OR SHE IS • voting member of Council: except in: elections financial questions • cooperator in formation

  27. HE OR SHE IS • fosters communion with Church • bond of communion between friars and members

  28. QUALITIES • suitable • well prepared

  29. SUITABLE Striving for the ideal • centred on Jesus Christ • Franciscan witness • with communication skills

  30. WELL PREPARED Open and understanding in: • role of the laity • Franciscan spirituality • communication skills

  31. RESPONSIBILITIES • pastoral • fraternal • ecumenical • inter-religious

  32. PASTORAL Facilitate spiritual growth • Develop Christocentric life • Assist in formation • Official witness of Church and Franciscan Family

  33. FRATERNAL Foster common bond of unity • by presence and activity • promote interactivity between: • levels of SFO fraternities • Religious and Secular Franciscans

  34. ECUMENICAL Foster rapport and collaboration with: • other secular Orders • laity in other ministries • other Christians

  35. INTER-RELIGIOUS Foster rapport and collaboration with: • non-Christians • Muslims especially