PURPOSE

To imitate God’s all inclusive, extravagant love for each
individual person by caring for their physical, emotional, spiritual, and
intellectual needs on their life’s journey.

Purpose 2024

ORIENTATION

New to the Franciscan world? Welcome! This orientation was developed to introduce you to our unique culture. Within 30 days of your start date we ask that you complete this video orientation. Enjoy.

BOARD RESOURCES

Reference materials for board members of sponsored ministries of the Franciscan Friars in the western US and Mexico.

David Gaa and Board Members - 2

REFLECTIONS

Need some inspiration? Each month you will find a reflection here that we hope will inspire you and your ministry members. Feel free to share it!

reflections

EDUCATION

Learn more about the Franciscan Movement and Worldview. Click below for Brother Bill Short’s Ministry Video Series, our Leadership Guide and many other resources.

Br Bill Short

UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
OAKLAND DIVISION

In re Franciscan Friars of California, Inc.
Case No. 23-41723 WJL

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, on December 31, 2023, Franciscan Friars of California, Inc. (the “Debtor”) filed for bankruptcy protection under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code.

The Bankruptcy Court has established July 19, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. (prevailing Pacific Time) as the deadline to file proofs of claim against the Debtor (the “Bar Date”).

If you have a claim against the Debtor, including, without limitation, a claim related to sexual abuse committed by any person connected with the Debtor, you must file a claim on or before the Bar Date.

If you have any questions regarding the claims process and/or you wish to obtain a copy of the proof of claim form, you may do so by: (i) calling Donlin Recano & Company, Inc. at (888) 444-4055; (ii) visiting the Debtor’s restructuring website at https://www.donlinrecano.com/ffc; and/or (iii) emailing inquiries to ffcinfo@drc.equiniti.com.

IF YOU DO NOT TIMELY FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM, YOU MAY FORFEIT YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE ON ANY PLAN OF REORGANIZATION AND TO SHARE IN ANY DISTRIBUTIONS TO CREDITORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEBTOR’S CHAPTER 11 CASE.