General Questions

What do Secular Franciscans do?

Essentially Secular Franciscans live and do their work as anyone else does, but with a consciousness of trying to live the Gospel values in their lives especially in family and work life. In particular, their daily lives are most usually involved in the life of the parish (serving as lectors, […]

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Can I meet your order and see how you live your lives?

Yes, indeed. This is the best way to learn about the Secular Franciscans. Call 1-800-FRANCIS or send an e-mail indicating your interest and location to Your information will be shared with members of the closest fraternity to your location. There you can meet Secular Franciscans, get to know us […]

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What does the Church say about the Secular Franciscans?

The church accepts the Secular Franciscan Order as part of the Franciscan family. Secular Franciscans are directly under the Pope. A number of the Popes, Pius IX (Papacy 1846-1878); Leo XIII (1978-1903); Pius X (1903-1914); Benedict XV (1914-1922); Pius XI (1922-1939); Pius XII (1939-1958) to Saint John XXIII (1958-1963), belonged […]

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