Friday, November 27, 2009
Do what you have to do and do it well; apply yourself to your work, for I have planted the Order of the brothers in an everlasting charity.
Saint Francis of Assisi
Legend of Perugia - 86
The Portiuncula, located in the Diocese of Steubenville, is home to the Franciscan Lay Apostolate. We are humbly committed to imitating the Gospel life of Christ, and observing the Sacraments. Placing ourselves under strict and holy obedience to Bishop Jeffrey Monforton of Steubenville, and the Magisterium, we follow the Medieval Penitential First Rule of the Third Order of St. Francis, dated 1221 A.D. Our mission is to preach Repentance and Penance to all God's people.