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The mandate of the Franciscans of Canada Archives West is to preserve and provide access to the documentary and intellectual heritage of the Franciscans of the Holy Spirit Province Saint-Esprit of Canada. The Archives contains records from the provinces of western Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.

Records are made available to members of the Order and to researchers at the discretion of the Provincial. Please note the use of some materials in the Archives may be subject to restrictions.

The Archives is currently in the process of updating and expanding this online database.

For research requests or for more information on the Archives, please contact the archivist at ofm.archives@gmail.com