Eligibility: 18 and over for candidancy, over 40s evaluated on a case by case basis.
under 18s may discern with the congregation.Formation: click here
Vows: poverty, chastity, obedience
Practices: Devotion to the Sacred Heart and living out the Franciscan Spirituality
History: Founded in 1876 in Avilla, Ind. (USA), an American foundation was set up.
Recommended: Like St. Francis of Assisi, their patron saint, they have a great love of the Gospels which teach us all about Jesus, who is our model of God's love for all of us as His children.