We believe… and because we believe, we are joyful.
Living our Christian faith with joy and surrounded by sisters and brothers with whom we can share our journey to God – growing together in the hope of making a difference by our simple acts in our everyday world … That’s YouFra!
We are Franciscan Youth! Young people from different countries throughout the world, who have chosen the Gospel as our way of life. We live the spirit of Saint Francis of Assisi who made Christ the inspiration and the center of his life with God and people.
Franciscan Youth is where members between the ages of 14 and 30 – meeting in fraternity – embrace a true community spirit and develop a sense of belonging. With a community spirit, a sense of belonging and the continual support of Secular Franciscan Order and Franciscan spiritual assistants, we grow in the human, Christian and Franciscan dimensions of our lives.
To underline the communion with the Pope, we offer the intention of the Holy Father for the month and an intention for OFS according to the life and important events of the Order. Local Fraternities pray for both. DOC 2021 January For the Evangelization – Human fraternity: May the Lord give us the grace to … Monthly prayer intentions for OFS-YouFra 2021 Read More » ...