Answers to FAQ

The six North American Vocation Directors recorded answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about religious vocations and Franciscan life. Here are their responses to twelve of those questions.

How Do I Discern My Vocation?                                                            

What is a Brother?

What is Postulancy?

What are the Vows?

How do Religious Communities Screen Candidates?

Are Religious Communities Dying Out?

What is the Franciscan Charism?

What is the Difference Between Diocesan Priests and Religious Priests?

How Do I Apply to a Religious Community?

What is the Difference Between the Different Franciscans?

How Do Brothers, Nuns, Priests Spend Their Days?