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.

Keyed with the trees!

 

To celebrate his birthday, Br. Al Mascia took his piano keyboard into the forests of Michigan to play, The Prelude and Fugue in C Major, by J.S. Bach with only the trees as his audience.

Stick around till the end of this A Friar Place episode to listen.

NEWS & BLOGS

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New brand for STSM

Fr. John Quigley, OFM, designed a new logo for St. Francis Seraph Ministries.

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Restoration over retribution

Fr. Mark Soehner speaks to the Right to Life issue of abolishing the Death Penalty.

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Building the future together

An interview with Fr. Larry Ford, OFM, who recently visited our province in his role as director of the Revitalization and Restructuring (R&R) Office. Photo: Fr. Larry (right) with friars Mark Soehner and Murray Bodo.

 

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