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Our Vocation Director

Bro. Thom Smith, OFM is our Vocation Director. A friar for 40 years, Bro. Thom has lived many years of Franciscan life. As a Franciscan friar, he has served the needs of youth, worked in several parishes, has ministered to the marginalized, and preached the Gospel in many different ways. If you think you may be called to live a life of Gospel service as a Franciscan friar, please contact our Vocation Director. There are many ways to get in touch with Bro. Thom, including telephone, email, or by filling out and sending your information on this Contact Us webpage.


Vocation Director
Bro. Thom Smith, OFM

Franciscan Vocation Office

4513 North Ashland Avenue

Chicago, Illinois  60640

314 766-1952

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