Franciscan Friars of the United States of America


Welcome to the US Friar Exchange!

The US Friar Exchange is a resource by and for US friars. Friars across the country can meet, share experiences, collaborate and support each other.

How It Works

  1. Hit the Sign Up button and create a Friar Exchange profile.
  2. Add other information about yourself and uploading your photo.
  3. Finally, do what you came for! Search the Groups directory and invite other friars to join. Look through the Classified Ads. Check out the available documents. Sign up for Google G Suite.

Having Problems?

If you’ve forgotten your password, you can reset it here.

If you run into any problems, please write to for assistance.

Join → Share → Connect!

Join a Group… or 4

Groups are for like-minded friars to share amongst themselves. They can be set up for ministry types (e.g., Mission Band) or for any reason. Any friar can request groups on the Friar Exchange.


  • Collaborate with other friars
  • Contribute your expertise and opinions
  • Meet other friars

Discuss and Share

Start a discussion in a group’s forum or share resources with other group members.


Promote your ministry, look for a new ministry, or buy or sell Franciscan items using our Classified Ads just — just for for friars.



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OFM US Calendar

National Calendar

all-day A Franciscan Symposium on Franci...
A Franciscan Symposium on Franci...
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Two presentations on Franciscan formation: “Lifelong Formation for Franciscan Men in the U.S. in service of God’s Mission.” Speakers: Michael Perry, OFM, minister general of the OFM; and Bp. John Corriveau, OFM Cap., a former[...]
all-day Franciscan Symposium on Lifelong...
Franciscan Symposium on Lifelong...
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Sponsored by Duns Scotus Endowed Chair of Franciscan Spirituality; major presenters: Michael Perry OFM, Minister General; and John Corriveau OFM Cap, former Minister General and retired bishop.
all-day Interprovincial Trip to Cuba
Interprovincial Trip to Cuba
Nov 3 – Nov 10 all-day
For more information, contact Paul O’Keeffe at 240-393-0532 or
all-day OFM/Cap/Conv Common Formation Night
OFM/Cap/Conv Common Formation Night
Jan 24 all-day
Spirituality of Saint Clare by Bill Hugo OFM Cap (invitation to all first order friars in the Chicago area)
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