About Us


Order of Franciscan Seculars (OFS)

St. Francis of Assisi Fraternity serves the Sacramento County area and is in the St. Junipero Serra Region of the Secular Franciscan Order – USA

The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is “formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities, whose members, moved by the Holy Spirit, commit themselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in their secular state following the Rule approved by the Church” (Const. 1,3).

If you are interested in learning more about Franciscan spirituality or possibly find yourself discerning a call to the Secular Franciscan Order, please join us. Inquiry is open to all Catholic men and women not members of another religious order or secular order and 18 years or older. Candidates must be practicing Catholics faithful to the teachings of the Church and loyal to the Apostolic See.