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 November 2, 2021)
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 Dec 2, 2021):
Formators Course Registration Forms: OLOTA, National, Correspondence
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
OLOTA Messenger
      2021: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
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
Franciscan Wake Service: pamphlet, one column document
Message from Regional Minister: September 2019

Past retreat and presentation materials - please email olotaofs@gmail.com to request access:
OLOTA JPIC Workshop on October 9, 2021
Advent Reflection by Sr. John Mary Sullivan: Love Incarnate - Hope for All
2019 National Conference Presentations: Talk 1, Talk 2, Talk 3, Talk 4, Talk 5 and 6
2019 BC Coastal retreat: New Wine 1, New Wine 2, Attitude 2, Attitude 3, Attitude 4
Belonging to the Secular Family by Doug Clorey, ofs (National Minister)
Building Family - Building Fraternity by Sr. John Mary Sullivan, FSE: Talk 1, Talk 2, and Talk 3

Formation:
Franciscan View of Leadership by Fr Benjamin Ripley, OFM
Transitus of St. Francis: in the fraternity, at home

Franciscan Youth:

Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) - updated Nov 3, 2021:
      Resources:
          Lifestyle Change
          More references are in the monthly OLOTA Messenger above.

Fratelli Tutti -- Youtube Summary of  Pope Francis' Encyclical Letter

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!