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Welcome to the La Verna Region
Secular Franciscan Order
Who are we? The Secular Franciscan Order, or OFS, is an Order of Catholic men and women who, attracted to the person and charism of Saint Francis, recognize that they are called by God, the Holy Spirit, to profess the Rule of the Secular Franciscan Order, and so to "follow Christ in the footsteps of Francis of Assisi" (Rule, Article 1)
Individual Secular Franciscans gather in local fraternities to pray, study, witness, engage in apostolic work, and share community together. The local fraternities are organized into Regions. La Verna Region, which includes parts of Michigan and Wisconsin, is one of thirty-one regions within the United States, and many more throughout the world.

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Page last updated: February 3, 2015