Welcome to The Academy of American Franciscan History!
The Academy of American Franciscan History is a research institute affiliated with the Franciscan School of Theology in Oceanside, CA.
We are dedicated to the encouragement of the study of the
Franciscan Order in the Americas primarily through the publication of monographs, documents, a scholarly journal, as well as sponsoring seminars, conferences, & public lectures.
Academy of American Franciscan History
Pax et Bonum
"Serra's Sainthood: A Cause for Healing or Controversy?"
An article written by Academy Director Jeffery M. Burns on the recent Canonization of Father Junipero Serra. http://americamagazine.org/issue/serras-sainthood