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Order of Franciscans Ecumenical, Inc.                                                                                    Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc.

Our Rule of Life 

“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” He said to him, “You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the first commandment. The second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments.” (Matthew 22:36-40) “No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” (John 15:13)

Welcome!

Get involved in meeting our mission and fulfilling our goals to welcome married Roman Catholic priests and to better serve the People of God.

  • An invitation to  married Roman Catholic priest
  • An invitation to Roman and Eastern Catholic bishops
  • An invitation to celibate Roman Catholic priest in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church
  • An invitation to Roman Catholic laity in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church
  • An invitation to Religious Orders and Churches to be Ecumenical Friends 
  • An invitation to Religious Communities to have an ecclesiastical affiliation (charter) with the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical 
  • An invitation to all priests and friends (persons and/or organizations) to become members of the Theotokos Association of Catholic Priests (TACP)
  • An invitation to Sign Petitions: 
1) Save my Church and Restore married priesthood/optional celibacy back into the Roman Catholic Church​ Click Here
2) Help Abolish the Mandatory Celibacy Law in the Catholic Church​ Click Here
  • An invitation to benefactors 
  • An invitation to volunteers
If you are called to ministry, interested in a canonically founded jurisdiction, our mission and goals, please contact Abbot Father Michael Cuozzo+, OFE.
 
Office of the Abbot General
 
 Info@FranciscansEcumenical.org
 
  • You Tube Presentation:
 
  • Application for the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (OFE)
Open, read, and print application form: OFE Application Form
 
  • You Tube Presentation:  
 
  • Application for the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular (OFES)      
Open, read, and print application form: OFES Application Form
 
  • Application for the Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis
Open, read, and print application form:
 
  • Registration form for the Theotokos Association of Catholic Priests 
Open, read, and print registration form: TACP Registration Form