Encompassing the dioceses of Chicago, Joliet, and Rockford in Illinois, the Mother Cabrini Regional Fraternity is one of 30 regional fraternities of the Secular Franciscan Order (Ordo Franciscanus Saecularis, OFS) in the USA. Formerly known as the Third Order of St. Francis, the Secular Franciscan Order is an official Order within the Catholic Church for lay men and women and was established by St. Francis of Assisi in 1221. Married or single women and men who are faithful, practicing Catholics are able to join, as are diocesan priests and deacons. Learn more …
December 11, 2014
To better assist local fraternities in preparing for fraternal and pastoral visitations, we have posted downloadable copies of the following forms on our Documents page in the Fraternity Resources section:
If you have any questions, please contact the Regional Councilor for Visitations at visitations @ ilsfo.org (remove spaces).