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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                                                                                                                                                                                                 72 Mansfield Road                                                                                                                                                                                           Toronto, ONT M6J 2B2, CANADA


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



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