Secular Franciscans

The Secular Franciscan Order is a St. Boniface affiliate ministry. The Order strives to make present in the life and mission of the Church the charism given to St. Francis to renew and build up the Body of Christ from within through a simple, straight-forward living of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Our Lady of the Angels fraternity in Edwardsville welcomes inquiries into a Franciscan way of living the Gospel in the 21st century: