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An Eastern Catholic Franciscan Religious Order, Western Rite 

 
                                                                    

 

Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc.

Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (OFE) 

An Eastern Catholic Franciscan Religious Order, Western Rite

Order of Franciscans Culdee (OFC)

Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular (OFES)

Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis 

Theotokos Association of Catholic Priests (TACP)

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Order of Franciscans Ecumenical                          

Bishop 

» Most Reverend +Francis Joseph Patrick
 
 

 
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Most Reverend +Francis Joseph Patrick

Priests 

» Abbot General Father Michael Cuozzo+, OFE, DD, STD, PhD
    
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           Abbot General Michael Cuozzo, OFE, DD, STD, PhD
              
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, CA, USA  (04/23/1988)
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, CA, USA (06/29/1988)     
  • Priest of the Catholic Apostolic Church / Eastern Rite /  International Ordinariate /      Personal Prelature of Pope John Paul II [03/14/1997]  (1997-2004)
  • Priest of the Federation of Jesus Abbeys [06/29/2003] (2003-2012)  
  • Religious Name: Brother Francis+
  • Abbey of Saint Mary Theototokos  (Founded 08/12/2011)                 
  • Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (Founded 10/04/2011)
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The Coat of Arms of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (OFE)
 
  • Archpriest of the Federation of Jesus Abbeys (05/23/2012)
  • Priest and Brother of the Orthodox Franciscan Brothers (04/15/2013)
  • Archpriest and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical                                    (08/13/2013) 
  • Abbot General of the Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos (10/04/2013)
  • Abbot, Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular (Founded 11/13/ 2015)
  • Abbot / Founder, Holy Apostles Monastery, Roman Catholic                                          (Founded 11/29/2015)    
  • Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis (Founded 07/11/2016)
  • Member, Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis (07/11/2016)
  • Abbot, Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis (07/11/2016)
  • Abbot, Order of Franciscans Culdee (Founded 10/4/2016)
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Abbot General, Holy Apostles Monastery and Divine Mercy Brothers of Our lady        of Perpetual Help, Pontifical Congregation (10/27/2016)
  • Theotokos Association of Catholic Priests (Founded 08/10/2017)
  • Member, Theotokos Association of Catholic Priests (08/10/2017)
 
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  • Email Address: Abbot@FranciscansEcumenical.org
                                 AbbotMichael@sbcgloba.net                                              

» Brother Athanasius+, OFE, BA

  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Archdiocese, Zimbabwe, Africa           
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Archdiocese, Zimbabwe, Africa      
  • Religious Name: Brother Athanasius+, OFE, BA
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Vicar for Missions, Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (09/09/2016)
  • Prior, Saint Anthony of Padua OFE Priory, Harare, Zimbabwe,  Africa                            (Founded 07/18/2015)
  • Email Address: BrAthanasius@FranciscansEcumenical.org

» Reverend Friar Donald Kelpinski+, OFE, MDiv, MEd

  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Archdiocese, MA, USA 
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Archdiocese, MA, USA
  • Religious Name: Brother Basil+, OFE, MDiv, MEd
  • Advisory Board Member, Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc. (10/16/2016)
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Prior, Our Lady of Perpetual Help OFE Priory, California, USA                                        (Founded  08/20/2015)
  • Email Address: BrBasil@FranciscansEcumenical.org
» Reverend Friar Max+, OFE, BA, MA                                           
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Philippines
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Philippines
  • Religious Name: Brother Cyril+, OFE, BA, MA
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Prior, Saint Therese of Lisieux OFE Priory, California, USA (Founded 09/11/2015)
  • Email Address: BrCyril@FranciscansEcumenical.org
» Reverend Friar Leonard Schmidt+, OFE, BEd, MA
  • Diaconate Ordination: Order of Friar Minor (OFM), Canada
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Order of Friar Minor (OFM), Canada
  • Religious Name: Brother Leonard+, OFE, BEd, MA
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Member, Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis (07/25/2016)
  • Prior, Thomas Traherne OFE Priory, Manitoba, Canada (Founded 11/09/2015)
  • Email Address: BrLeonard@FranciscansEcumenical.org
» Reverend Friar George+, OFE, MDiv
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, TX, USA 
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Archdiocese, Ghana, Africa 
  • Religious Name: Brother George+, OFE, MDiv
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Prior, Divine Providence OFE Priory, Ohio, USA (Founded 01/06/2016)
  • Email Address: BrGeorge@FranciscansEcumenical.org
» Reverend Friar Noel Clarke+, OFE                                                    
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Ireland, UK
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Ireland, UK 
  • Religious Name: Brother Martin+, OFE
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Prior, Saint Brigit OFE Priory, Yonkers, New York, USA (Founded 01/19/2016)
  • Email Address: BrMartin@FranciscansEcumenical.org
» Reverend Friar Antony Mariathas+, OFE, BTh
  • Diaconate Ordination: Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Sri Lanka
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI), Sri Lanka 
  • Religious Name: Brother Antony Mariathas +, OFE, BTh 
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Prior, Saint Joseph Solace of the Afflicted OFE Priory, Punjab, Pakistan                      (Founded 04/09/2016)
  • Email Address: BrAntony@FranciscansEcumenical.org 
» Reverend Friar Andrew Sagayam, OFE, MA, BPh, BTh
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, India 
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, India 
  • Religious Name: Brother Andrew+, OFE, MA, BPh, BTh
  • Advisory Board Member, Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc. (10/24/2016) 
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Prior, Saint Thomas the Apostles OFE Priory, Virginia, USA (Founded 06/02/2016)
  • Ecclesiastical  Affiliation (Charter) with the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical
  • Email Address:  BrArnold@FranciscansEcumenical.org                                            »Rev. Friar Matthew Zifoti+, OFE, BSc (Hons), DipTh, DipRS, DipPhil
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Archdiocese, Zimbabwe, Africa
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Archdiocese, Zimbabwe, Africa       
  • Religious Name: Br. Paul+, OFE, BSc, (Hons), DipTh, DipRS, DipPhil
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Prior, Saint Moses the Black OFE Priory,  Harare, Zimbabwe,  Africa                              (Founded 09/16/2016)
  • Email Address:  BrPaul@FranciscansEcumenical.org 
» Reverend Friar Terence M. McDonough+, OFE
  • Diaconate Ordination: Society of the Divine Word (SVD), Illinois, USA
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Society of the Divine Word (SVD), Illinois, USA                  
  • Religious Name: Brother Arnold+, OFE
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (03/09/2017)
  • Abbot, Our Lady of Knock Abbey, Massachusetts, USA (Founded 03/09/2017)
  • Ecclesiastical  Affiliation (Charter) with the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical 
  • Email Address:  BrArnold@FranciscansEcumenical.org 
» Reverend Friar Rouville M. Fisher+, III, OFE, BS, MDiv, DD
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, FL, USA 
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, FL, USA 
  • Religious Name: Brother John Paul+, OFE, BS, MDiv, DD
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (04/20/2017)
  • Prior, Incarnation OFE Priory, Palm Coast, Florida, USA (Founded 04/20/2017)
  • Email Address: BrJohnPaul@FranciscansEcumenical.org 
» Reverend Friar W.W. Augustus Dilkushan Fernando+, OFE, MBA,         MA, BTh, BPhil 
  • Diaconate Ordination: Sylvestro-Benedictine Order (OSB), Sri Lanka 
  • Presbyterate Ordination: Sylvestro-Benedictine Order (OSB), Sri Lanka 
  • Religious Name: Brother Dilkushan+, OFE, MBA, MA, BTh, BPhil
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (05/05/2017)
  • Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Priory, Mudungoda, Sri Lanka (Founded 09/05/2017)
  • Email Address: BrDilkushan@FranciscansEcumenical.org
                       
 
 
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