what we do
December 14, 2016
Order of Franciscans Secular
St Joseph’s Fraternity –Local
St Katharine Drexel -- -Philadelphia
WHAT: Fraternity Meeting
WHERE: Oblates of St. Joseph
DATE: December 18, 2016
A Blessed and Merry Christmas to all!
All members will gather on December 18 at 1:30 p.m. in the chapel for prayer.
There will be a short meeting and Christmas party afterwards. All we ask is that
you bring your own refreshment.
APOSTOLATE: This month we will be collecting SUGAR for the Soup Kitchen.
We are asking 100% participation...
May 20, 2016
June 4, 2016
Council Meeting at 10:30 a.m.
June 19, 2016
Fraternity Meeting and Community Prayer at 1:30 p.m.
September 18, 2016
Please submit nominations for all council positions to the nominating committee as soon as possible.
July 15, 2015
Fraternity Meeting at Oblates of St Joseph
July 19, 2015
Candidates will meet at 12:30 P.M. for Formation.
Members will meet @ 1:30 in the Chapel. At this time we will recite the Franciscan Crown and Liturgy of the Hours.
We will then have ongoing Formation with John Baldino doing a presentation on the prospects of our Fraternity developing a website.
Next Council Meeting: August 8, 2015 @ 11 AM
Gratitude of a Franciscan Heart: “Come, let us sing joyfully to the L...
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Former Fraternity Minister Dies at 84
January 28, 2019
January Meeting Rescheduled for 1/27
January 18, 2019
Bishop Bambera Announces Decision on Status of Bishop Emeritus James C. Timlin
August 31, 2018
National Council Addresses Scandal in Pennsylvania Churches
August 26, 2018
Secular Franciscan Engages with Catholic Youth
August 15, 2018
Fraternity Members Perform Corporal Works of Mercy
Pope Francis Offers Thanks and Praise on 40th Anniversary of OFS Rule
July 14, 2018
Upcoming Regional Events
January 17, 2018
Fr. Jerome Wolbert, OFM Appointed to Conference of National Spiritual Assistants
November 11, 2017
Secular Franciscan Order Appoints Local Leadership Council
July 10, 2017