Council Members

Minister - Maria C. Epperson, OFS
Vice-Minister - Amy Scheitler, OFS
Secretary - Cheryl O'Neil, OFS
Treasurer - Claudia J. Kauzlarich, OFS
Formation Director - Stan Sikorski, OFS
Councilor - Carol Sikorski, OFS
Councilor - James Slavin, OFS
Councilor - Terisia M. Moore, OFS


Who are we?

Secular Franciscans are Catholic lay men and women who are responding to a gift from the Holy Spirit of God, to emulate St. Francis of Assisi in their journey to follow Christ.


Those interested in exploring the possibility of becoming a Secular Franciscan are invited to email Maria Epperson ([email protected]) or call her at 816-812-4095.

Where and When do we meet?

Where: The Franciscan Prayer Center; 2100 N Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64050
When: 2nd Sunday of each month at 12:30 PM.

Come & See

You might discover one of God's many blessings, He created, just for you!

Meeting Place

The Franciscan Prayer Center - 2100 N Noland Rd, Independence, MO 64050

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