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2014 safety and security report

 The Franciscan School of Theology’s 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available. This report contains information about the school’s safety and security policies, procedures, and programs, including policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses.


From our President and Rector

Read the opening address for this academic year by President and Rector Fr. Joseph P. Chinnici, OFM: Why Learn Theology in the Franciscan Tradition?

Please see Fr. Joe's homily on the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: A Geography of God's Presence

Here is an earlier homily to the FST community: The Work of God

fst launches hybrid online courses

The 2014-15 academic year welcomes three opportunities to study at home and on campus. For details and course titles CLICK HERE.


franciscan vision series

Free lectures open to the public: We will soon be announcing our lecture series for Spring 2015. Come hear scholars and ministerial practitioners discuss the many ways our Franciscan tradition interacts with the needs of the world today. All lectures are held at our campus located at Old Mission San Luis Rey. Contact Donna Foley dfoley@fst.edu  760-547-1800 ext.224.