Associates

Partners in Prayer — Associates in Ministry and Development

FHM Associates are men and women, married, single or religious who affiliate themselves with the Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary. They partner with the sisters in ministry, prayer and development.

Evangelical Counsel: Associates do not take vows. They promise fidelity to the Holy Mother Church.

Communal Life: Associates live in their own homes and in various States. They host annual meetings.

Age Requirement: None

Habit: Associates do not wear the Habit.

Membership: Membership is open to all races, languages and cultures.

Formation: Members attend social justice workshops, spiritual direction and participate in faith sharing in their various communities.

An initiation ceremony takes place yearly. An Associate Director is assigned from among FHM Sisters.

SPIRITUALITY/FORMATION

The Associates, like the Sisters, adopt the following:

OBJECTIVES:

 

MISSION:

Associates are FHM partners in Prayer, Ministry and  Development. They assist the sisters with vocation promotion and fundraising for their mission.

MINISTRIES:

FHM Associate in Florida

FHM Associate in Florida

Associates are invited to embark on various ministries to the need of the region in which they live. They are to integrate spiritually, catechesis and projects on development in response to the needs of our time.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES:

Associates are encouraged to internalize the following:

BASIC READINGS:


Come and join us in transforming self and the world with prayer and good works in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, Mother Mary and the Gospel.

Sacramento
The Associate Program Franciscan Handmaids of Mary (AFHM)
2340 Bell Street, #106
Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 481-6505
Florida
AFHM-(321) 276-9886
Maryland
AFHM-TBA
Staten Island
The Associates Program Franciscan Handmaids of Mary (AFHM)
63 Bayside Lane
Staten Island, NY 10309
(718) 227-5575 OR (718) 984-1625
Email: pfsocialjustice@yahoo.com

 

New York City
The Associate Program Franciscan Handmaids of Mary (AFHM)
15 West 124th Street
New York, NY 10027
(646) 672-0447 (212) 289-5655
E-mail: handmaidsofmary@aol.com
Website www.franciscanhandmaidsofmary.org

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