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National Fraternity of the OFS in Canada

Installation of the National Fraternity Council at the Centre de Spiritualité des Ursulines, Quebec City on May 17, 2015
(L-R) Jewel Jasmins (Formation Director), Debbie Tessier (Secretary), Françoise Malboeuf (Vice Minister/Francophone), Gilles Metivier (Minister),
Fr. Francis Bongajum Dor, Marzio Apolloni (Vice Minister/Anglophone), Leonarda MacNeil (Treasurer)

The National Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order in Canada
is the organic union of all the local fraternities across the country grouped into regional Fraternities.

The purpose of the National Fraternity is:
1. To foster communion and cooperation among the fraternities in Canada.
2. To be a link between the Regional Fraternities and the International Fraternity.
3. To nurture growth in the Franciscan and ecclesial life of the members.
4. To make present in the life and mission of the Church the charism of our Seraphic Father.
5. To provide a forum for discussion of common goals and problems.
6. To represent Secular Franciscans, at the National level, in their associations with church or civil organizations and to promote mutual relationships with other such organizations where appropriate.

To visit the website of the National Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order in Canada, CLICK HERE .

Click here to open/download a pdf copy of the National Statutes.

General Elective Chapter of Mats - May 2015