Website Review: The Secular Franciscan Order: Five Franciscan Martyrs Region

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This is the official site of Five Franciscan Martyrs Region of the Secular Franciscan Order, covering all fraternities in Florida (USA). It also contains a section for Divine Mercy Secular Franciscan Fraternity in Vero Beach, Florida. This excellent website features essays and reflections on general spirituality, Franciscan spirituality, the Franciscan lifestyle as applied in the world, and many other resources.

Review Ratings what do these ratings mean?

First Evaluated: 07/27/2004; Last Updated: 02/16/2013

  1. Fidelity: Excellent
  2. Resources: Excellent
  3. Useability: Normal


  • Franciscan Calendar of Saints  Resources 
  • Webmaster makes an extra effort to be faithful to the Magisterium  Fidelity 
  • The addition of a sitemap has greatly improved this site's navigation  Useability 
  • Roman Catholic Resource Index  Resources  Example(s)
  • Franciscan Writings  Resources 
  • Franciscan Views - Spiritual Reflections  Resources 
  • Franciscan Saints and Biographies  Resources 
  • Franciscan Prayers  Resources 
  • Franciscan Reflections [Over 400 essays and reflections]  Resources  Example(s)
  • The Rule, Constitutions and Statutes of the Secular Franciscan Order  Resources 
  • Writings of Ruth Vogel, SFO (1910-1998)  Resources 
  • The Interior Life - A series  Resources 
  • Prayer Request Page  Resources 
  • Franciscan Saints/Blessed Image Gallery (60 images)  Resources 
  • The Raccolta (Collection of Indulgenced Prayers from 1866)  Resources  Example(s)
  • Marian Apparitions and Shrines  Resources 
  • Art & Images  Resources  Example(s)


None Reported.


Institutions > Religious Communities
Persons > Saints
Catholicism > Catholic Life

More Information

Website Established: 08/28/02
Secular Franciscan Order
Fred Schaeffer, SFO
[email protected]

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