'The Friar App' calls for prayer intentions

Posted by Siobhan O'Neill Meluso
Thursday 07, April 2016 | Category:   Catholic culture,Clergy
Friar app from US Francsicans
Founded by Saint Francis of Assisi more than 800 years ago, the Franciscan order continues to find new ways to pray and preach the Good News of Jesus worldwide. 

As part of their 800-year tradition, Franciscan friars pray for the intentions of those who ask and now continue to with the help of technology. The U.S. Franciscans have developed "The Friar App", available in both the Apple App and Google Play stores, for the faithful to send prayer intentions to Franciscan friars across the United States and for followers of the app to lift up those prayers as one community of faith.

Followers of the app can join in the prayers of others in addition to posting their own prayer requests. It's free to download and post and follow prayers, but for a small fee, you may have a real candle lit in a Franciscan church for a particular intention. 

Discover more about the many provinces of Franciscan Friars serving both domestic and foreign missions in a variety of ministries.

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