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Prayer for Discernment
“Most high, glorious God, enlighten the darkness of my heart and give me, Lord, a correct faith, a certain hope, a perfect charity, insight and wisdom, so that I may carry out Your holy and true command.” — St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis of Assisi founded three orders. To learn more and to see how these Franciscan orders originated and later developed, click here.
As a starting point, we welcome and encourage you to speak with one of our friars (or contact them using the form below): Fr. John O’Connor, OFM, Br. Henry Fulmer, OFM, or Fr. John Heffernan, OFM. They can help to get you in touch with the right people as you start your process of discernment.
For more information on becoming a Franciscan, please contact Fr. John O’Connor, OFM: