OUR MISSION

AConventual Franciscans, our mission is to give witness to the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ through the manner of our life together as friars. We continue the Franciscan ministries, spiritual work, and service of healing which was fundamental to St. Francis of Assisi.

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BECOMING A FRANCISCAN

1

POSTULANCY
Introduction
  • One or two year immersion into the Franciscan way

  • Common prayer, in-house classes, outreach ministries to the poor and regular participation in Franciscan events

2

NOVITIATE
Incorporation
  • Reception of the habit

  • Novice participates in an experience of "a-year-and-a-day" of deep understanding of his vocation

3

POST-NOVITIATE
Integration
  • Priesthood Candidate: pursues studies as required for ordination

  • Brotherhood Candidate: pursues studies or attains experience appropriate for his focus of ministry

 

HOW LONG IS FRANCISCAN FORMATION?

VOCATION RETREATS
WHERE DO I BEGIN?
TALK TO A FRIAR