National seminar for teachers of formation in OFS BiH


Organized by the National Council of the OFS BiH (Ordo franciscanus seacularis), the National Seminar for Teachers of the Franciscan Secular Formation was held in Visoko from 11th to 13th of February.

Thirty members of the OFS gathered to deepen their vocation and mission through prayer, lectures, exchange of experiences and fellowship, and to acquire new knowledge and skills for the service of formation teachers in the fraternity. In addition to local teachers of the formation, members of the National Council also participated.

The meeting began with a prayer and Holy Mass led by the national spiritual assistant, OFM Davor Petrović. During the three days, the lecturers were: Ivana Vidović, OFM Pero Vrebac, Marija Krešić and Mirela Barbarić. They spoke about the purpose and mission of the OFS, about the service and animation of the fraternity, and about the importance of quality formation and the service of formation teachers.

The present also, through workshops and group discussions, and on the basis of lectures, exchanged experiences and jointly made conclusions and proposals. Also, Suzana Hrkać from the Široki Brijeg fraternity testified about her life path and how she serves as a teacher of formation.

The meeting ended with a Holy Mass and socialising on Sunday, February 13th.