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Third Order of St. Francis

The Fraternity was established in January, 2020 after a group of Secular Franciscans prayerfully discerned to leave the Secular Franciscan Order. They wanted to live their Franciscan vocation in the way Third Order Franciscans lived their secular vocation for so many centuries, as Tertiaries under the direction of the Order of Friars Minor. As the Third Order of St. Francis, the object and purpose of the Franciscan Tertiaries is “to form its members in Christian perfection” (ref Sacra Propediem 16).

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Franciscan Friars - Order of Friars Minor Province of the Immaculate Conception

The Order of Friars Minor, founded by St. Francis of Assisi, is a fraternity where the Friars follow Jesus Christ more closely under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. Through profession, they dedicate themselves totally to God, whom they love above all, living the Gospel in the Church according to the form observed and proposed by St. Francis.

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Secular Franciscan Order - USA

The Secular Franciscan Order was established by St. Francis of Assisi, more than 800 years ago. The purpose of the Order is to bring the Gospel to life where they live and work. The Secular Franciscan Order looks for ways to embrace the Gospel in their lives and assists others in doing likewise.

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