Fraternity of Mother Cabrini receives canonical establishment

ANDERSON—A Franciscan lay group at St. Mary of the Angels Church recently received formal creation of their fellowship. The Fraternity of Mother Cabrini of the Secular Franciscan Order was given canonical establishment on Nov. 13 during a ceremony, presided over by Deacon Thomas Shaver, OFS, provincial delegate.

Canonical establishment gives the group full recognition and status within the Church. Franciscan Father Robert Menard was also appointed as the group’s spiritual assistant.