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ORDER OF FRIARS MINOR

A Catholic religious order founded by St Francis of Assisi in 1209.

The Custody of St Anthony of Padua in Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei, was officially constituted in Singapore in May 1991.

WHAT WE DO

The Custody comprises five communities of Friars – two in Singapore and one each in Kuching, Johor, and Penang. Find out more about our mission and ministries.

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PARISHES

The Friars care for three parishes. St Mary of the Angels in Singapore, The Church of St Ann in Kuching, and Church of the Risen Christ in Penang.

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COLUMBARIUM

At the Church of St Mary of the Angels, Singapore. A place not only for the ashes of loved ones but for prayer and quiet contemplation.

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THRIFT SHOP

The Lady Jacoba Thrift Shop offers a wide variety of second-hand items. It is located in the Franciscan Complex in Singapore.

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SECULAR FRANCISCANS

Established in the 13th Century to enable lay people to live the charism of St Francis without entering religious life.

SUPPORT US

The Franciscan Friars are grateful for the generous support of our family and friends over the years. It is truly a blessing that so many have chosen to support our mission in Singapore and Malaysia.

Your donations have enabled us to grow the Franciscan mission in new ways, and reach out to the peripheries.

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