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Our Franciscan family is filled with diverse individuals

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We are artists, musicians, storytellers, cooks, and comedians - and each Brother contributes to our shared goal of making the Gospel come alive by helping others.

As a member of our community, your unique talents and abilities will be fully realized as well, resulting in a rewarding life that is full of God’s grace and love.

Is your personal journey guiding you towards a life of a Franciscan Brother?

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The Congregation of Franciscan Brothers of the Holy Cross is a religious community of vowed men who share in the Mission of Jesus by serving the needs of people and the Church in the tradition of St. Francis.