This is the Assumption BVM Franciscan Province

The Franciscan fraternity of nearly 90 priests and brothers is the Assumption Province. Enjoying a bi-ritual identity of Roman and Byzantine Catholic, the friars of the province engage in many forms of work as it fosters the growth of the Kingdom of God in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi. Run your mouse over a picture to view a larger image..


Please consider donating to help the people of Turkey and Syria who were affected by the catastrophic earthquakes that took place on February 6, 2023. 100% of the donations received go towards helping victims in need. We appreciate any help you can offer!

Provincial Note Cards for Sale!

Dont miss your opportunity to order these beautiful greeting cards with the photos from the portfolio of Fr. Brendan Wroblewski, OFM. This four-pack set of cards features beautiful scenes from each season in the state of Wisconsin. These cards are perfect for any occasion such as birthdays, anniversaries, or just a simple get well soon, or I’m thinking of you card.  For more information or to order, call Patti at 414-525-9253 x238.

We are Franciscans, brothers embraced by Mystery which shapes our trust in God and one another. God’s Providence has sustained our ministries, made us resilient, and freed us to be open to change. This freedom fosters our unique commitment as a Roman and Byzantine Catholic community to re-shape OFM life in response to the changes in our churches and world.

The joy of the Gospel urges us to the periphery, where God’s love impels us to invite others to the experience of Christ’s mercy and forgiveness.

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Recently Pope Francis released his latest encyclical called Fratelli Tutti. Some of the most respected scholars in the Franciscan world developed a study guide that would help us to understand the document better. Click Here to reach each summary of his eight chapters.