Initial Contact Form - US Franciscans

    Initial Contact Form

    Basic Information


    Religious Background


    Health Background


    Educational History


    Occupational History

    General Guidelines for Admission to the Friars

    A candidate for our way of life is:

    • a man between 21 and 45 years of age
    • a citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
    • in good physical and mental health
    • open to learning about and living a Franciscan religious life in the 21st century
    • committed to living the vows of celibate chastity, poverty and obedience
    • prayerful with a desire to mature in the spiritual life
    • seeking to live and serve in fraternal communities
    • a practicing Roman Catholic for at least two years after the completion of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, First Communion)
    • free of significant financial and family obligations
    • a high school graduate, or, if you wish to minister as a priest, completion of at least two years of college

      Initial Contact Form

      Basic Information


      Religious Background


      Health Background


      Educational History


      Occupational History

      General Guidelines for Admission to the Friars

      A candidate for our way of life is:

      • a man between 21 and 45 years of age
      • a citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
      • in good physical and mental health
      • open to learning about and living a Franciscan religious life in the 21st century
      • committed to living the vows of celibate chastity, poverty and obedience
      • prayerful with a desire to mature in the spiritual life
      • seeking to live and serve in fraternal communities
      • a practicing Roman Catholic for at least two years after the completion of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, First Communion)
      • free of significant financial and family obligations
      • a high school graduate, or, if you wish to minister as a priest, completion of at least two years of college

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