To imitate God’s all inclusive, extravagant love for each
individual person by caring for their physical, emotional, spiritual, and
intellectual needs on their life’s journey.

Purpose 2024


New to the Franciscan world? Welcome! This orientation was developed to introduce you to our unique culture. Within 30 days of your start date we ask that you complete this video orientation. Enjoy.


Reference materials for board members of sponsored ministries of the Franciscan Friars in the western US and Mexico.

David Gaa and Board Members - 2


Need some inspiration? Each month you will find a reflection here that we hope will inspire you and your ministry members. Feel free to share it!



Learn more about the Franciscan Movement and Worldview. Click below for Brother Bill Short’s Ministry Video Series, our Leadership Guide and many other resources.

Br Bill Short