The Anglican Society of St Francis was established in 1937 in Dorset England, being an amalgamation of 2 other brotherhoods. It is a community within the Anglican Church that models itself on the Franciscan tradition of prayer and study, as well as working with the poor. After WWII the Anglican Society of St Francis establilshed 'The Friary' at Brookfield and a Friary at St Phillip's rectory, Annerley.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'History', in The Society of St Francis: Providence of the Divine Compassion, 2014, https://web.archive.org/web/20190903150823/http://www.franciscan.org.au:80/history/.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 22 June 2011, Last modified: 19 April 2014