Native American Missions

Harking back to our most ancient traditions, the Franciscan Order has called urgently for the formation of the missionary spirit among the friars. Since the arrival of the Franciscan Friars in the Western United States in the late 1800’s, this missionary spirit has been realized. Today, we are present among the Whiteriver Apache, the San Carlos Apache, the Yaqui, the Mescalero Apache and the Tohono O’odham.