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

The dimensions of our charism include:

  • Recognition of the primacy of our Lord Jesus Christ
  • Inspiration from the spirituality of Saint Francis of Assisi
  • Reverence for creation
  • Dignity of human persons
  • Support of family unity
  • Compassion
  • Peacemaking 
  • Service
  • Community
  • Simplicity
  • Welcoming married and celibate Roman Catholic priests and laity

The Apostolic Works of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical are:

  • Sanctification of families 
  • Blessing of married Roman Catholic priests