WHO WE ARE

Living and proclaiming the Gospel is our goal. We do so as brothers to each other and to the world, living with and for the poor, promoting justice, peace and the care of creation, working with all women and men of good will and inviting them to share our Franciscan spirit. Facing our future with hope, we echo Francis of Assisi who said, “Let us begin again.”

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Become a Friar

Franciscans share the good news of God’s love with the world. Learn about the Franciscan way of life and the discernment process to become a friar.

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Justice & Peace

Franciscans today we work to bring about justice and peace, to end violence and war, poverty and oppression, and the destruction of our planet.

Who We Are

We serve the Catholic Church as brothers and priests, devoting our lives to the search for God in a communal life of poverty, prayer, and service to others.

A Message of Hope

 

Your prayers and support allow us share the Gospel’s Good News to those we serve around the world.

Thank you.

NEWS & BLOGS

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Fr. Carl Hawver, OFM (1943-2021)

Fr. Carl is remembered by family, friends, and friars at his funeral in Cincinnati.

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We are all brothers and sisters

In late September, friars planted a permanent cross for a young migrant named Andres who died of dehydration while trying to cross the desert to the United States.

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Bold and urgent

Fr. Pat McCloskey reviews the new book by Fr. Dan Horan.

 

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