Project phases

There are three big project phases for the operational project work which result from the aforementioned results.

Phase 1:

  • The preparation of handouts for dealing with the conference proceedings of the symposium in Madrid (November 2009)
  • Compilation and analysis of criteria and characteristics of the secularisation debate
  • Analysis of the Franciscan Order theology (or theologies)
  • Analysis of Franciscan pastoral care in Europe (focus on German-speaking Europe)

Phase 2:

  • Exchanges with Brothers in other countries/continents – Stimuli from the whole Order
  • Development of a new Franciscan Order Theology on the basis of pastoral care action fields between the priorities of Actio and Contemplatio

Phase 3:

  • Expert workshops in the German-speaking and international areas
  • Development of a new training concept on the basis of the Order theology