Shown below are members from St. Conrad Fraternity and John XXIII Emerging
Fraternity who attended the Annual Regional Retreat at Priest Field Retreat
Center, Kearneysville, WVa, on Saturday June 1, 2019. Br. Michael Meza, OFM Cap, led the
retreat. The theme for the weekend retreat is “Deepening Our Vocation’.
Indeed, a very Happy Easter! Kenneth Suhr is the newest inquirer at our fraternity. He is shown in the photos below as receiving his first Holy Communion and Confirmation at the Easter Vigil celebration at St. John Neumann Church in Annapolis. We are honored to welcome our dear brother Kenneth into our Christian community.
Is Christ calling you to walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi?
If you are interested in learning more about Franciscan spirituality, or possibly find yourself discerning a call to the Secular Franciscan Order, please join us. Inquiry is open to all Catholic men and women not members of another religious order or secular order and 18 years or older. Candidates must be practicing Catholics faithful to the teachings of the Church and loCareyal to the Apostolic See. The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is “formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church” (Const. 1,3).