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We are shepherded by the example of the​ Prelature of Pope John Paul II the
Catholic Apostolic Church | Eastern Rite | International Ordinariate, the Federation of Jesus Abbeys, and the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, Servant of God Reverend Father Paul Wattson for promoting Christian unity.​​​
Precedent for Married Roman Catholic Priests and Bishops Point And Click Here
Prelature of Pope John Paul II Point And Click Here
Federation of Jesus Abbeys Point And Click Here
Father Paul Wattson, SA, Apostle of Christian Unity and Charity Point And Click Here
The General Constitutions of OFE Point And Click Here
“The salvation of souls … is always the supreme law of the Church” (Canon 1752).
“After it has been validly received sacred ordination never becomes invalid.” (Canon 290)​​

Roman Catholic Franciscans Religious Order,

An International Ordinariate

We have a presence in Canada, Columbia, Hungry, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, United States of America, and Zimbabwe.

Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist

AKA Order of Franciscans Ecumenical


Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular​

Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos 

Province of Saint Mary Theotokos

Sr. Patricia Cuozzo Memorial Centre

History of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Point And Click Here
The Structure of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Point And Click Here

Roman Catholic

   Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular

The Order of Franciscans Ecumenical, Inc. is pleased to announce that we have established the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular (OFES) for Roman Catholic laypeople and wives of married Roman Catholic priests.​ 
Patricia Ann Cuozzo (Sister Frances), OFES, RN, BS, MS is the foundress of OFES. Sister Frances, OFES is the wife of Abbot Father Michael Cuozzo, OFE. 
We welcome Roman Catholic laity who are called to live the Franciscan “Rule of Life” and to assist the Order to accomplish its goals, mission, charism, and apostolic works for married Roman Catholic priests.
OFE Video Programs:
 Membership: Roman Catholic Laity Membership Protocol: Video Click Here 
OFE Secular Application:
Application: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Secular Application Form:
Membership Protocols Point And Click Here 
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