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... 

Novena to St. Francis (long)                             

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)

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

Regional updates (updated September 29, 2022):
Letter from Tibor Kauser, ofs: CIOFS Fund to support Ukraine Refugees
Letter from Doug Clorey, ofs: Letter to National Fraternity of the Ukraine
OLOTA Messenger
      2022: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, June, July, Aug
      2021: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Dec
Message from Regional Spiritual Assistant:
      2022: Feb, Mar, Sep
      2020: Dec, Nov, Oct, Sep, Aug,  Jul, Jun, May,  Apr, Mar, Feb
      2019: Dec, Nov, Oct, Sep, Jul, May, AprMar

OLOTA Regional Meeting Highlights: May 2022May 2021, Feb 2021, Oct 2020
Book of Life

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

Formators Course Registration Forms: OLOTA, National, Correspondence

Franciscan Youth:

Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation (JPIC) - updated Feb. 27, 2022:
          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!