St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fraternity, OFS

Our Mission Statement

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Fraternity is a Catholic community of men and women who have each felt drawn by God toward an ever-deepening conversion to His Son, Our Lord, and to respond to that call by embracing the Franciscan charism.

We strive to witness to the Gospel life in our homes, fraternity, workplaces, and local community by participation in the sacraments, by the development of a personal prayer life, by disposing ourselves in openness and availability to the inspirations of the Spirit, and by the practice of charity, especially on behalf of the poor and the defenseless.

As St. Francis is our exemplar in virtue, especially in his humility, simplicity, penance, joy and respect for all of creation, we endeavor to sincerely mirror his example, especially to those we encounter as we go about our day.

Our fraternity strives to be a Christ-centered community which engenders respect and encouragement for one another, with listening and compassionate hearts, in order that we may become interlinked channels of grace on our common journey toward union with God.

May Our Lady pray for us, as we call upon her as St. Francis did, for grace and guidance.