Founding FatherSt. Francis of Assisi bearing witness to the poor, humble, Christ, laid the foundation of a new form of life based on the Gospel. He renounced totally and happily all worldly goods and its pleasures, so that he was able to proclaim, "My God My All" in all sincerity. His poor humble life, his fraternity and zealous apostolic activity could really effect a renewal of Christian life in his time.The Franciscan spirit which diffused its fragrance in the surroundings of Assisi ...
The Charism of FCC is the pursuit of perfect charity through a life of constant conversion and penance experiencing personally and intensely like our Founding Mothers, the love of Jesus who emptied Himself for us, and sharing daily in His poverty, humility, suffering and self- emptying .
Personal Expression of Charism
This Charism is expressed personally through
- Deep prayer
- Universal love
- Total trust in the providence of God
- Complete detachment from worldly things
- Love of the Cross
- Self- renunciation
- Hard work
- Spirit of penance
- Inner freedom
- Fidelity to the Church.
Expression of Charism as a community
Going to the people as persons of deep God experience, we express this charism as a community through our loving service to all, especially the poor, the neglected, the oppressed, the exploited and the destitutes recognizing Jesus in them, through the proclamation of the Word of God and through all our endeavours in accordance with our charism and suited to the needs of the time to spread the kingdom of God.
The apostolic mission of FCC is to work tirelessly for the spread of the Kingdom of God, through constant intercession before God for the whole world, taking up its Spiritual Motherhood, considering the humble loving service done to all, especially the poor and the downtrodden as our right and privilege, with total trust in the providence of God, working hard to lead all people to the love of God and bearing witness to the Gospel values, being even ready to be martyred for the sake of Jesus.