Secular Franciscan Order (Ordo Franciscanus Saecularis)

Mary Queen of Angels Fraternity

Our Group Apostolate

  • Free Dental Day (facilitate dentistry to the needy)

  • Lenten and Advent Perpetual Fast. At any given time during Lent or Advent, a member of our fraternity is fasting.  We encourage members to donate the money they saved, to charity.

  • Sponsorship of Children adopted by Sisters of St. Therese, of the Child Jesus Order in Bukoba, Tanzania.  These orphans, left without parents due to HIV, call these sisters "mother".

  • KTTO Sacred Heart Radio

  • Franciscan Monastery of Saint Clare in Spokane, Washington (Poor Clare Sisters)

  • Our Lady of Guadeloupe Seminary, FSSP, Denton, NE

  • Amazon Relief

Some Individual Apostolate

Some of the ways in which our members "seek the living and active person of Christ" in their brothers and sisters:

·         Religious Education Teachers

·         RCIA Catechist

·         Respect Life Apostolate

·         Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion for the homebound

·         Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

·         Prayer Chain

·         Altar Society members

·         Parish Council members

·         Meal outreach for the sick (monthly and as needed)

·         Chaplain to Poor Clares

·         Jail Ministry

·         Co-op home schooling

·         Pro Life Prayer Chain

·         Knights of Columbus

·         Web master for Fraternity and Region

·         Lift Circle (Ladies in Fellowship Together)

·         Sunday after mass donut social servers

·         Food Bank

·         Vacation Bible School

·         Rosary Leader

·         Parish Youth Ministry

·         Parish handy man and cleaning

·         Ministry for the dying (NOSDA) No One Should Die Alone Ministry

·         Pregnancy Support Center

·         Sacristan

·         Lectors

 

Parishes we attend in the Boise Diocese:

St. Pius X, Coeur d'Alene, ID

St. Joan of Arc, Coeur d'Alene, ID

St. Joseph, Sandpoint, ID (a meeting location)

St. Joseph, Spirit Lake, ID

St. Stanislaus, Rathdrum ID

St. George, Post Falls, ID (a meeting location)

Articles by Sue Ballinger, OFS, published in the Idaho Catholic Register, a Boise Diocese publication:

Work in Peace, ICR 6-3-2005

Simple Living--Roman Catholic Style, ICR 4-30-2005

Different Approach to Christmas, ICR 12-10-2004

Speak in Peace and Justice ICR 8-05-2005.JPG