Copyright – Cookies – Data Protection

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Permissions & Copyright

Thank you for journeying through our website. I hope you’ve enjoyed the time you spent with us.

If you would like to share our resources and help us fulfil our mission to help people everywhere know about the Secular Franciscan Order and to feel the embrace of God’s Holy Trinity then you are most welcome to:


Print and distribute our written text if you keep it in its entirety or retain it as unaltered extracts, including the name of the author and provided you do this free of charge.


Post unaltered short extracts of our text giving credit to the author provided you link back to our page where the full articles is to be found

The vast majority of text on this website is original content, where quotes have been used from other publications credit has been given to the authors or owners. Images used are either in the public domain of kindly offered under a Creative Commons License by photographers on

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Website cookies are NOT viruses they are simple pieces of plain code, they CANNOT make copies of themselves and they CANNOT spread to other networks and replicate themselves.

Using tells us you accept our Cookie Policy. If you do not accept this please discontinue use of our website.

Cookie Policy

You can change your browser settings to block all or some cookies. If you wish to do this you need to follow the instructions provided by your web browser manufacturer (for example Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari and Mozilla Firefox). However if you block cookies websites may not function properly as they were intended to.

The table below is indicative of the cookies we use:


Cookie type
More information
Visitor ID Cookie An anonymous identifier used to recognise a visitor across visits. It may be used to identify repeat visits and analyse cross visit behaviour.
Analytics Cookies


These are used to collect information about how visitors use our Websites. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Websites. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Websites, where visitors have come to the Websites from and the pages they visited.
YouTube cookies We include YouTube embedded videos on our website. Cookies may be used once you click on the YouTube video player.

Personal Data

If you sign-up to receive our website updates and newsletter then we will hold the email address you register with so that we may send you updates by email. When you confirm your registration you have the choice to “manage your preferences” – you do not need to do this. If you do chose to “manage your preferences” then we hold the data you supply which may include your first name, last name and date of birth.

Elizabeth is a member of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham and lives on the Isle of Wight where she enjoys walks along the beach with Alfie her Cairn Terrier. She has had an interest in Franciscan Spirituality for over 20 years.