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As Secular Franciscans, we we make every effort to pray the morning and evening prayers in the Liturgy of the Hours., displays the prayers for yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Vatican: The Holy See

Home page of the Vatican in English text.


ZENIT offers a view of the "world seen from Rome," with news of the Pope, the Vatican and the Catholic Church.

Catholic Faith Inventory

The Catholic Faith Inventory was created by Paulist National Catholic Evangelization Association to help people understand their personal experience of faith, assess their understanding of the Catholic faith, and stimulate further spiritual growth.

What is the Catholic Faith Inventory?
The Catholic Faith Inventory is an online survey which consists of 121 questions. These questions will help you assess your knowledge and practice of the Catholic faith.

Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi live web cam

Splendid view of the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi which will vary due to changes in local weather conditions and the time of day.


Order of Friars Minor website.

Irish Franciscans

Information on St. Francis, the history, work and locations of the Franciscans in Ireland and vocations.

Franciscan Friars of Western Canada, Christ the King Province

Franciscan Friars of Western Canada, Christ the King website

Franciscan Friars, Holy Name Province, New York, NY, USA

Franciscan Friars, Holy Name Province, New York, NY, USA website

Poor Clare Sisters

International website of the Poor Clare Sisters, the Second Order of St. Francis.

St. Clare's Monastery in Mission, BC

In a little place set high on a hill, surrounded by the mountains and overlooking the Fraser River, the incense of prayer rises twenty-four hours a day, shedding light on the world below. The prayer rises from the open hearts and the empty hands of the Poor Sisters of Saint Clare as they live in the simple joy of their beloved Lord. Because ... JESUS has become for us the WAY

Franciscan Poor Clare Sisters, Duncan, BC

A sisterhood of Roman Catholic women living a contemplative form of life as Franciscan Poor Clares following in the footsteps of St. Clare and St. Francis.

Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist

The Franciscan Sisters of the Eucharist continue the call of St. Francis of Assisi to rebuild the Church. Like St. Clare, they are vowed religious women who embody the spirit of St. Francis and seek to enflame humanity with a sense of the sacred found deep within each person.


Website of CIOFS, the International Council of the Secular Franciscan Order

Franciscans International

Franciscans International is a non-governmental organisation that voices concerns at the United Nations, with and on behalf of the most vulnerable, about justice, poverty and the planet.

Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (JPIC)

The Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation coordinates the advocacy efforts in the United States of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate on behalf of the interests of the poor and abandoned in the U.S. and 65 countries where the Oblates are in mission.

Development & Peace

Development and Peace (The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace) is the official international development organization of the Catholic Church in Canada and the Canadian member of Caritas Internationalis. Development and Peace is a membership led organization supported by parish collections, individual donations and government grants, principally from the Canadian International Development Agency.

Reflections of a Secular Franciscan

Reflections about Our Lord, St Francis and life.

Franciscan Voice Canada (FVC)

The Franciscan Voice Canada (FVC) website is a Justice Peace and the Integrity of Creation initiative of the National JPIC Commission (English Sector) of the National Fraternity of Canada of the Ordo Franciscanus Sæcularis (OFS - Secular Franciscan Order). FVC evolved from the National JPIC Action Plan 2012 and a suggestion by the National Minister for a JPIC Newsletter.

It is responsive to the National Council, but administered by the English Sector Regional JPIC Directors and their Committees.  Its content is in accord with the OFS Rule, General Constitutions, National Statutes of Canada, Franciscan Family and Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops JPIC initiatives etc.

National Website

National website of the Secular Franciscan Order in Canada.

Franciscan Focus

The website of the Regional Fraternity of Eastern Canada of the Secular Franciscan Order.

Our Lady of the Angels Region (OLOTA), Western Canada

A excellent source of information for Secular Franciscans. From the Home Page: Welcome to the website of Our Lady of the Angels Regional Fraternity! Our regional fraternity consists of local Secular Franciscan fraternities from Manitoba to British Columbia in Canada. Members of the local fraternities are lay people and diocesan clergy who follow the rule of Secular Franciscans in living the Gospel in the spirit of St. Francis and St. Clare.

St. Mary's Fraternity OFS, Calgary, Alberta

Website of St. Mary's Fraternity OFS in Calgary, Alberta.

Archdiocese of Vancouver

This website provides a considerable amount of information related to the Archdiocese of Vancouver. There are dedicated main pages for "Parishes", "Education & Training","Outreach & Services", "The Catholic Faith", "Doicesan Offices", "About Us", and "News & Events".

History of St. Francis

Link to a Catholic Encyclopedia Article on St. Francis.

The Franciscan Experience - Living the Gospels Through the Centuries

This website provides links to many sources of information related to the essence and history of the Franciscan movement. Topics explored include:

1. St. Francis and St Clare - life and times
2. The writings of St. Francis
3. The writings of St. Clare
4. Sources for the life of St. Francis
5. Sources for the life of St. Clare
6-8. History of the Franciscan Movement
9. Franciscan Saints and Mystics
10. Franciscan Schools of thought
11. Franciscan Missionary Charism
12. Some Franciscan Sanctuaries

Franciscan Archive

The Franciscan Archive is an online resource for information about St. Francis and the Religious Life he was inspired by Christ to found.

Franciscan Chaplet

During Holy Week 2010, a Secular Franciscan (Third Order Franciscan) named Nicholas H. Kovacs from the St. Thomas More Fraternity in Houston, Texas, was inspired by the Holy Spirit to create a chaplet, dedicated to praying for the renewal of the Franciscan Order.  The title of this new prayer is “The Franciscan Family Chaplet”.

St. Francis of Assisi - Poverello (Facebook)

Facebook page for St. Francis of Assisi.

Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace

Website for the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace

Development and Peace (Facebook)

Facebook page for Development and Peace.

Praying Nature

An excellent resource for people & communities whose lives are inspired by St. Francis' brotherly love for God's creation.

YouFra International

The YouFra International website is an excellent source of information about YouFra activities around the world.

YouFra Montreal

Join this group to see the discussion, post and comment.

Our Lady of the Angels Region (USA) - Secular Franciscan Order (Facebook)

Facebook page for Our Lady of the Angels Region (USA) - Secular Franciscan Order

St. Margaret of Cortona Region, USA, Secular Franciscan Order

St. Katharine Drexel Region, USA, Secular Franciscan Order