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To download a PDF version of the La Verna Region Regional Guidelines, click on the link below.

La Verna Region Regional Guidelines (PDF, 61K)
(Updated version approved June 2010)

Mission Statement

La Verna Region, born of seven Secular Franciscan Provinces, is formed for all Secular Franciscans in Upper Michigan and Wisconsin.

We are committed to our Secular Vocation to Follow Christ in the Spirit of St. Francis by collaboration in rebuilding the Church.

We will:
  • Live in Society as true Brothers and Sisters,
  • Follow the Gospel, Rule, Constitutions and Guidelines of the Secular Franciscan Order,
  • Become a visible sign in the Church by affirming and rebuilding the Church in the Spirit of St. Francis,
  • Participate in frequent Eucharist and Daily Prayer,
  • Collaborate in areas of Work, Family, Ecology, Peace and Justice.

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