National Elective Chapter, Philippines
The National Fraternity of Philipines has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 1-4 May 2014.
CIOFS Ongoing Formation Program for 2014
Theme V: St. Louis, social justice and evangelization 
“Often, in summer, after Holy Mass, he would go to sit in the woods near Vincennes. He would lean against an oak tree and would have us sit around him. And all those who had a problem would come to speak with him without being impeded by an attendant or anyone else.” (Jean de Joinville, Life of St. Louis)
“If our Lord wants you to be anointed with the oil with which the kings of France are consecrated, make sure that you possess the qualities that are proper for kings, that is, those of never separating yourself from justice.” (Teachings of St. Louis to his son Philip)
National Elective Chapter, Kenya
The National Fraternity of Kenya has celebrated its National Elective Chapter on 7 December 2013 in Nakuru.
Bishop Vlado Kosic, brother Quirino, was permanently professed into the local Hrvatski Čuntić Fraternity of the Secular Franciscan Order
On Sunday, May 4, 2014, the Secular Franciscan Order became richer because of a pastor who decided to follow the life of St. Francis, and accept the Secular Franciscan vocation. Bishop Vlado Kosic, bishop of the Diocese of Sisak (Croatia), after a year of formation, was permanently professed into local OFS Fraternity Hrvatski Čuntić, and took the name Brother Quirinus, martyr from the early centuries of Christianity from the region of Pannonia, and patron saint of the Diocese of Sisak. Bishop Vlado Kosic is the third Croatian bishop who has become a member of the OFS.
2014 CIOFS Program for Ongoing Formation
Theme IV: Saint Louis and Education
“Before going to bed, he would have all his children come before him and reminded them of the actions of good kings and good emperors. And he told them to take example from such people. He would also tell them of the actions of nasty princes who, because of their luxurious tastes, abductions and avarice, had lost their kingdoms” (According to Jean de Joinville, Life of Saint Louis).
HistoriCAL ENLIGHTENMENT: SAINT LOUIS or the concern for AN integral education
In the thirteenth century, there was no compartmentalization among the various sciences, and theologians were also mathematicians, physicians and philosophers.
2014 CIOFS Programme for On-going Formation
Theme III : Saint Louis and Marriage
“If sometimes I spend a lot of money, I would better like to do this with alms for the love of God than for frivolity or fashionable items” (Saint Louis to his wife Marguerite).
OFS National Fraternity of Oceania (Australia)
Assisting to poor families in India - Project Adoption
1. Project Description
Project Adoption is an initiative of the Secular Franciscans in Australia. For over forty years, we have supported poor families in Kerala State. Working with the Franciscan Family Apostolate in India, we send quarterly donations to two Catholic dioceses there. Project Adoption also supports St. Alphonsa Home for Disabled Girls in the Thrissur Archdiocese.