Our values for 800 Years:
Poverty, simplicity, humility, justice,
Peace, joy in God and universal brotherhood
Becoming a Franciscan
Being a Franciscan every day
Some pointers to help you
Francis of Assisi
Frequently asked questions
How can I be sure I am being called to Franciscan religious life?
When do Franciscans wear the brown religious habit that distinguishes the community?
What is Franciscan prayer like? How often do they pray as a community?
If I become a Franciscan, what will be my main area of ministry? Will I be ordained a priest
What is the best way for me to prepare to enter the community?
Once I become a Franciscan, will I have to study theology?
Once I decide to ask to enter the community, what are the next steps?
Do I have to cut ties with my family and friends if I decide to become a Franciscan?
Do Franciscans have access to money?
There are Franciscans all over the world. How are the Franciscans of eastern Canada connected to friars in other parts of the world?
If my first language isn’t French, can I be part of the Franciscan Province of eastern Canada?
How do Franciscans spend their days?
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