Many resources are available to aid us in developing a deeper and more nuanced understanding of Franciscan culture and spirituality. Here you will find book reviews, websites and articles reflecting the Franciscan perspective on spirituality, ethics, social justice and other relevant issues. To request resources on a specific topic not included here, email Kathleen Flanagan at

Board Resources

Book Reviews


Created by Ministries

Contact Province of Saint Barbara Ministries

The friars in the province serve the people in many ministries including: mendicant ministry, retreat ministry, parish ministry, outreach ministry and Native American ministry.

Franciscan School of Theology
Franciscan Zoom Lecture Series

The Franciscan School of Theology has been asking experts to present their research and findings to the FST Community and beyond.

2022 Board Retreat

Hear Inspiring speakers on Post-Pandemic HR practices, and the role of Ministries as Peacemakers. Watch and listen below to the morning and afternoon recorded board retreat sessions.