Prayer Cards:

Brochures & Pamphlets (PDF format):

Books on Father
Flanagan & Boys Town:

Father Flanagan League Newsletters:

Links for more information:

Canonization process
Boys Town
BTNAA
KVSS
Archdiocese of Omaha
Diocese of Elphin
Vatican
Vatican—Congregation for the Causes of Saints

Archives and Resources

There is a wealth of information available to you here for download or through the links provided. All downloads are camera ready for professional printing or you can print them out on your own.

Please make as many reproductions as you would like or forward the electronic files to others for online viewing. However the materials cannot be altered without the written consent of the Father Flanagan League Society of Devotion. Photos, prayers, writings of Father Flanagan are used with permission of Boys Town Hall of History.

Monthly Prayer Meeting Booklets (PDF format):

Year 1Year 2Year 3
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February February February
March March March
April April April
May May May
June June June
July July July
August August August
September September September
October October October
November November November
December December December
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March March March
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Podcasts (A Saint for All Children – 12 Part Series) - MP3 format:

1 Introduction
Father Flanagan's own words about how he came to found Boys Town

2 Parenting
August 9, 1946, Boys Town Times - Meeting the basic needs of the child, educative and challenging

3 Truth
1928 talk to children defining and building the virtue of truth

4 New Year
1947 speech - A call to hope at the beginning of a year

5 Education
January 10, 1947, Boys Town Times - Shaping boys and girls for life – the call of the teacher

6 Religion
1929 Radio Talk, KOIL – Religion is first and primary for both parents and for children; educative and challenging

7 Prayer
1934 Radio Talk (KOIL or WOW) on the beauty and necessity of prayer

8 Socialization of the Child
January 24, 1947, Boys Town Times - Children are prepared for the world by good parenting

9 Brotherly Love
1941 Address to Conference of Christians and Jews in Minneapolis; Love of God and Love of fellow man as basis for tolerance and acceptance

10 Re-Echoes
Father Flanagan's own words about his former boys

11 World Outreach
Father Flanagan's trips to Japan and to Germany and other international outreaches as well as the response of nations when he died.

12 Sainthood
the canonization process and how Father Flanagan and the groundswell of devotion must meet this criteria