Past Events

Regional Events
Events are listed by date, with the most recent events listed first.

Date Event More Information
October 27, 2018 Annual Day of Formation 2018
Center for Ministry, Saginaw
October 3, 2018
7:00PM
Transitus Celebration
St. Bonaventure Monastery at the Solanus Casey Center
Detroit, MI

August 10-12, 2018 Annual Ministers Meeting 2018
Regional Chapter of Elections
St. Francis Retreat and Conference Center, DeWitt

April 28, 2018 Spring Ministers Meeting 2018
Center for Ministry, Saginaw

November 18, 2017 The Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey OFM Cap.
Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan
October 28, 2017 Annual Day of Formation 2017
Center for Ministry, Saginaw

August 4-6, 2017 Annual Ministers Meeting 2017
St. Francis Retreat and Conference Center, DeWitt

April 22, 2017 Spring Ministers Meeting 2017
Center for Ministry, Saginaw

October 29, 2016 Annual Day of Formation
Center for Ministry, Saginaw
October 3, 2016 St. Joseph Fraternity
Grand Blanc
Transitus Service
6:30 PM
October 3, 2016 St. Bonaventure Fraternity
St. Bonaventure Chapel, Detroit
Transitus Service
7:00PM
August 19-21, 2016 Annual Ministers Meeting 2016
St. Francis Retreat and Conference Center, DeWitt

August 2, 2016 Parish Mission & Mass for the Assisi Pardon
Transfiguration Parish, Southfield, MI
April 30, 2016 Spring Ministers Meeting 2016
Center for Ministry, Saginaw

October 31, 2015 Formation Day 2015
Center for Ministry, Saginaw
Mass to follow at 4 PM
October 3, 2015 Transitus Ceremony, 7PM
Solanus Casey Center, Detroit

Host: St. Bonaventure Fraternity, Detroit
October 2, 2015 Transitus Ceremony, 7PM
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Grand Rapids

Host: Our Mother of Sorrows Fraternity, Grand Rapids
August 7-9, 2015 Annual Ministers Meeting including Elections
St. Francis Retreat and Conference Center, DeWitt

See Election Results

National Events
Events are listed by date, with the most recent events listed first.

Date Event More Information
October 9-14, 2018 2018 Elective Chapter and OFS-USA Meeting
Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel
St. Louis, MO
See Election Results
August 30-September 2, 2018 2018 NAFRA Formation Gathering
Kansas City, KS
More Information
September 30-October 5, 2017

2017 NAFRA Chapter
Mt. St. Francis, IN
July 27-30

JPIC Retreat
St. Louis, MO
July 21-23 St. Bonaventure Secular Franciscan Conference
“The Development of the Franciscan Person”
St. Bonaventure, NY
July 6-9 8th Summer Seminar for OFS
“Multiculturalism and Diversity: Who Is My Neighbor?”
St. Francis University, Loretto, PA
November 1-6, 2016 2016 NAFRA Chapter
San Pedro Retreat, Winter Park, FL

July 12-15, 2016 Summer Conference – “Franciscan Women: Medieval and Beyond” (St. Bonaventure University)
June 30 – July 4 2016 Quinquennial
October, 2015 Annual NAFRA Meeting & Chapter of Elections 2015 See Election Results
July 3-8, 2012 2012 Quinquennial
October 2011 2011 NAFRA Gathering Highlights

International Events
Events are listed by date, with the most recent events listed first.

Date Event More Information
November 2017 XV General Chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order 2017 Conclusions
November 2014 XIV General Chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order 2014 Conclusions
October 2011 XIII General Chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order 2011 Conclusions
November 2008 XII General Chapter of the Secular Franciscan Order 2008 Conclusions