Fall 2019 Photos


Mr. Marco lemus

On September 8th, our Fraternity enjoyed a visit and very inspirational talk on service to the poor and the marginalized, by Mr. Marco Lemus.  Mr. Lemus is the Community Engagement Specialist for Immigrant and Refugee Services at Catholic Charities in the Diocese of San Diego.  


Regional Minister, Judith Mussatto, OFS, opened the Regional Gathering.

On September 21st, we celebrated a wonderful Annual Regional Gathering of the St. Francis Region of the Secular Franciscan Order at St. Matthew’s Parish Center in Corona, California.  This year we celebrated with a special remembrance of the 800th Anniversary of the meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and the Sultan al-Malik al-Kāmil at Damietta, Egypt.  


Margaret McCahill, M.D., MTS, OFS

Immaculate Conception Fraternity member, Margaret McCahill, M.D., MTS, OFS, gave a presentation to the Regional Gathering on “Developing a Franciscan Heart,” that provided a segue to our group visit to the Mosque of the Islamic Society of Corona-Norco.