Welcome to the website of Our Lady of the Angels Regional Fraternity! Our regional fraternity consists of local Secular Franciscan fraternities from Manitoba to British Columbia in Canada. Members of the local fraternities are lay people and diocesan clergy who follow the Rule of Secular Franciscan in living the Gospel in the spirit of St. Francis and St. Clare. According to our creed... 

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To learn more about us:
Franciscan Youth and Young Adults (updated Oct. 11, 2020)
List of Local Fraternities: Saskatchewan and ManitobaAlbertaBritish Columbia

Local Fraternity Websites:

Rule, constitutions, statutes, local fraternity council handbook, and brochures:
Regional Statutes (updated May 24, 2019)
Local Fraternity Council Handbook (updated Feb. 25, 2021)

Forms to download:
Profession Certificates (to be printed at 11x17 cardstock paper at Staples)
Transfer of a professed member: Microsoft Word, pdf
Canonical Establishment: Microsoft Word Document, pdf, sample

Recent files (updated June 6, 2021):
OLOTA Regional Meeting Highlights: May 2021, Feb 2021, Oct 2020
800 years of Memoriale Propositi:
      Feb 16: Letter from Tibor Kauser,ofs         Formation Material Part 1
Advent Reflection by Sr. John Mary Sullivan: Love Incarnate - Hope for All
OLOTA Messenger:
      2021: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May
Message from Regional Spiritual Assistant:
      2020: Dec, Nov, Oct, Sep, Aug,  Jul, Jun, May,  Apr, Mar, Feb
      2019: Dec, Nov, Oct, Sep, Jul, May, AprMar
Franciscan Songs by Fr. Christopher Coelho: Blessings of St. Francis, St. Clare of Assisi
Message from Regional Minister: September 2019

Past retreat and presentation materials:
2019 National Conference Presentations: Talk 1, Talk 2, Talk 3, Talk 4, Talk 5 and 6
Belonging to the Secular Family by Doug Clorey, ofs (National Minister)
Building Family - Building Fraternity by Sr. John Mary Sullivan, FSE: Talk 1Talk 2, and Talk 3

Formation:
Transitus of St. Francis: in the fraternity, at home

Franciscan Youth:

Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) - updated Jan 19, 2021:
      Resources:
          Lifestyle Change
          More references are in the monthly OLOTA Messenger above.

Fratelli Tutti -- Youtube Summary of  Pope Francis' Encyclical Letter
National JPIC Communique:
            2021: Apr
            2020: Oct, Aug/Sep, July, Apr, Feb
            2019: Dec, Sep, July            

Photo Albums: 

Username/password access is available only to professed members, ask your local fraternity minister to contact the Regional Director of Communications. 

For general inquiry, please contact olotaofs@gmail.com

Pax et bonum!