The General Constitutions of the Secular Franciscan Order contain 103
Articles within three Chapters, covering the practical application and organization of the Order
under our Rule. The Vatican's Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated Life and the Societies
of Apostolic Life approved and confirmed the current revised version of the Constitutions on
December 8, 2000.
To download a PDF version of the Constitutions, click on the link below.
of the Secular Franciscan Order (PDF, 298K)