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Live Radically, become a Franciscan!

If you feel that God may be calling you to the Franciscan way of life, check these pages to know more about how to become a friar and what formation program and studies friars are asked to take.

“Come and See” Retreat Weekends

We invite you to join us for a weekend of fraternity, prayer and fellowship. Come and get to learn more about our community. See how we live, pray and recreate. Weekends are held throughout the year.


Fr. Conrad Fernandes, OFM-Vocation Director (Canada)
St. Francis Friary Friary
72 Mansfield Avenue                                                                            Toronto, ONT, M6J 2B2 Canada                                                                416-536-6002                                        

Fr. Bruce Czapla, OFM-Vocation Director (USA)
Immaculate Conception Friary
14 North Bennet Street
Boston, MA  02113, USA                                                                              617-248-8821                                                       

Visit for more information on Franciscan Vocation discernment.