“We have to take seriously what it means to be Franciscan.”
He also wanted to set a tone of a Franciscan familial relationship encompassing friars, sisters and Secular Franciscans.
“I invite you to call me Dan… We are either a family or we’re not. I want to be your brother, Dan.”
|Dan Horan, OFM|
“It begins with poverty.” Being in kinship with the poor, the troubled, the hurting – and recognizing the dignity of all creation.
He noted: “This is the challenge before us” while “reviving, renewing our spirit, our vocation.”