A Candidate for our way of life is:


- Between 21 and 45 years of age.


- A citizen or legal permanent resident in the U.S.


- In good physical and mental health.


- A practicing Roman Catholic for two years.


- Committed to living the vows of celibate chastity, poverty and obedience.


- Is single and free of significant financial

  and family obligations.


- A high school graduate.

                                                                                   - Is willing to learn the Franciscan way of life for the 21st                                                                                        century


                                                                                   - Has a desire to serve Jesus Christ in a committed way.

                                                                                   - Prayerful with a desire to mature in the spiritual life.

                                                                                   - Able to live and serve joyfully in fraternal communities.

                                                                                   - Able to compassionately serve the poor, the vulnerable

                                                                                     and those different from ourselves.