The Glory of the Most High Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order seeks to help lay people and secular priests and deacons live out their Franciscan vocations through prayer, community, and opportunities for spiritual growth.
The Secular Franciscan Order belongs to the Franciscan Family and is "formed by the organic union of all the Catholic fraternities. We, the members are moved by the Holy Spirit and commit ourselves through profession to live the Gospel after the manner of St. Francis in our secular state following the Rule approved by the Church" ( Const. 1,3).
"The rule and life of the Secular Franciscans is this: to observe the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ by following the example of Saint Francis of Assisi, who made Christ the inspiration and the center of his life with God and people.... We devote ourselves especially to careful reading of the gospel, going from gospel to life and life to the gospel." ( Rule Article 4).
Glory of the Most High Profession
Glory of the Most High OFS Profession
September 7 - Fraternity Meeting, 7 p.m., St. Theodore's Church
September 21- Fraternity Meeting, 7 p.m., St. Theodore's Church
June 2 – Saint Felix of Nicosia, I Order
June 8 - Blessed Nichola of Gesturi, I Order
June 12 - Blessed Antoninus Bajewski, and companions, I Order
June 12 – Blessed Florida Cevoli, I Order
June 12 – Blessed Jolenta, II Order
June 13- Saint Anthony of Padua, Doctor, I Order
June 16 – Blessed Anizet Koplin and companions, martyrs of Poland (Henry Krzystofik, Flrian Stepniak, Fidelis Chojnacki, Symforiam Ducki) I Order