Secular Franciscan Order (OFS) Ordo Franciscanus Saecularis
It is with utmost joy and blessing that we greet our current Spiritual Assistant, Br. James Watson, OFM Cap, and former Spiritual Assistant, Br. Jonathan Ulrich, OFM Cap, as newly ordained priests in a ceremony held at St. Augustine Church in Pittsburgh, PA on June 10, 2017. Also ordained as a priest was Br. Al Carver, OFM Cap, of Washington DC.
Shown in the picture from left to right are Frs. Al, Jonathan, and James, OFM Cap, posing with Bishop Zubic of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, PA.
PRAISE AND GLORY BE TO GOD
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).