Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers Charter
OFE Charter # 072519-1

Roman Catholic Franciscan Religious Order 

Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos

Province of Saint Mary Theotokos

Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (OFE)

Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (OFE)

(“an Order within an Order”)

Ecclesiastical Affiliation Charter 

Date of Charter:  July 25, 2019

Founders Day: September 8th

Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers 
 
Very Reverend Father Johnpaul Ejike Akpa, CMCF, BAPhil, BPhil, BTh
Founder | Superior General
 
Very Reverend Michael Cuozzo+, OFE, MDiv, DD, STD, PhD
 Guardian 
 
Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist (OFE) ​and Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (OFE) Charted Ministry
 

Benefits of OFE Ecclesiastical Affiliation Charter Membership

We establish Ecclesiastical Affiliation Charters with monasteries, abbeys, churches, hermitages, congregations​, missions, archdioceses, and dioceses to help them fulfill their respective mission.
 
Each charter member will operate independently maintaining their current system of disciplines and teachings.
 
They accept the authority of the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist ​(OFE) ​and the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (OFE) over all matters of Faith and Practices.
 

The charter member may not legally or financially obligate the Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist ​(OFE) and the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (OFE) in anyway.  

 

Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers Charter Photo 

Very Reverend Father Johnpaul Ejike Akpa, CMCF, BA Phil, BPhil, BTh
Founder | Superior General
 

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Postulants 
Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers 
August 2019
Postulants 
Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers 
August 2019
 
                
Investiture Mass 
Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers  
Pro-formation House
2019
 
                           
Investiture Mass 
Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers  
Pro-formation House
2019
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Investiture Mass
Pro-formation House 
Congregation of Mother of Christ Fathers 
2019
 
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